Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening Louisiana’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy in the state. Their mission is to cultivate jobs and economic opportunities for the people of Louisiana through a variety of integrated economic development strategies. Included in the economic development strategies is the number one state workforce development program in the nation, FastStart. FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, training development, and training delivery for eligible, new, or expanding companies — all at no cost.
Studyville® was created to Take The Homework Fight Out Of The Home.™ As a state-of-the-art tutoring center students can visit Studyville® to complete homework, projects, test prep, and study for tests all with expert help. It’s the go-to tutoring solution for your middle or high-school student that’s set in a cool, modern environment.
LMOGA is a trade association exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.
Downtown Business Association of Baton Rouge is a membership organization that cultivates the economic and cultural identity of Red Stick’s city core. By fostering a thriving downtown economy based on cooperation between local businesses, governmental agencies, and the residential community, the DBA achieves pragmatic growth and lasting opportunity.
RoyOMartin is an established American company that uses only domestic raw materials in the manufacturing of superior wood products. With over 99 years of experience, their reputation as leaders in the timber industry is widely known. The company specializes in the manufacture of oriented strand board (OSB), plywood, and solid wood products. Some of these products go a step further and are designed to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes, block heat from entering homes, save builders time and money, and more. RoyO is a company committed to the safety, the environment, and the well-being of its employees now and for generations to come.
Live After Five is the longest-running and largest free concert series in Baton Rouge. Inviting thousands of people to downtown 12 Fridays per year, the outdoor event boasts a huge impact on local economy and local vibes.
Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) is a non-profit organization that coordinates urban, rural, and regional planning efforts in Louisiana. This association of planning experts provides best-practice planning models, innovative policy ideas, and technical assistance to Louisiana communities.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age. The organization has over 38 million members and offices in every state including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families.
With a focus on providing community programming and fun, The Town of Addis produces its very own free live music concert series in the spring and fall.