Eats & EDU
Our Young Professionals enjoyed dinner at Andrea’s Restaurant in Metairie on May 11. Self-published author James Hayden spoke about his inspirational journey to embrace his stutter, move from embarrassment to acceptance and what caused this shift in mindset and its benefits.
Happy Hour Social at Stained Glass Wine House
YPs met on the West Bank at a new venue for Happy Hour at Stained Glass Wine House in Gretna on April 28.
Coffee & Community w/ Councilman At-Large Scott Walker
Young Professionals met with Councilman Scott Walker on April 20 in the Chamber’s large conference room. Councilman Walker believes in using technology to make government more efficient and helping build a Jefferson Parish of the future where generations to come can thrive in a “live, work, play” environment.
Power Lunch w/ Chamber President Ruth Lawson
New Chamber President Ruth Lawson met with a handful of YPs for Power Lunch on March 23 at A Tavola Restaurant and Wine Bar in Metairie. Lawson discussed her excitement leading the Chamber and answered questions from Young Professionals about advice and her career path.
Eats & EDU
Our Young Professionals got together for their first event of 2022 for an evening of eating, education, and networking at Drago’s Seafood Restaurant in Metairie on January 18 🦞🦐! Erin Thompson of UnitedHealthcare and Philip Giorlando of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P., spoke on their perspectives and experiences with managing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in business.
JCYPs enjoyed a festive evening of networking, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and prizes to close out the year and share some holiday spirit at Andrea’s Restaurant in Metairie on December 7! 🎄🎁
The JCYP crew celebrated summer with networking, cold beverages, and delicious Mexican cuisine at Los Jefes Grill on August 19! 🍹🌮
Power Lunch with Councilman Dominick Impastato
A handful of YPs attended a networking event on the topic of career advice during their lunch break with Jefferson Parish District 4 Councilman Dominick Impastato at Impastato’s Restaurant on July 28!
Eats & EDU
JCYPs got together for an incredible evening of eating, education, and networking at Desi Vega’s Seafood and Prime Steaks on July 7 🍷🥩! Four speakers from Engel & Volkers New Orleans, NOLA Lending and Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union provided insight and knowledge on the subject of Buying and Selling a Home in the Current Market! 🏡
The JCYP had a blast at Loft18 happy hour on Thursday, June 10! We’re looking forward to more fun events this Summer! 🍻