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VPC and Pivach Law conduct Easter Food Drive

For over a decade, Venice Port Complex (VPC) has assisted the elderly and families in need in South Plaquemines distributing food baskets and frozen dinners at Thanksgiving. The current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic inspired local attorney George Pivach, II to organize a similar donation effort for the elderly and families in need throughout Plaquemines.

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Avery M. Riley, Jr. gives back to community by tutoring at SPES

Avery M. Riley, Jr. grew up in Port Sulphur and attended Port Sulphur High up until Hurricane Katrina, and then graduated from Belle Chasse High in 2008. He attended Louisiana State University where he was initiated into the Theta Kappa Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Riley graduated with a degree in sociology. Following graduation, he went on to the Southern University Law Center as a part-time evening student while working full-time for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the East Baton Rouge City-Parish.

Chevron donates a total of $350,000 to four La. organizations to assist with COVID-19 relief

Chevron donates a total of $350,000 to four La. organizations to assist with COVID-19 relief

In an effort to assist communities across Southeast Louisiana amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit has committed $350,000, in total, to Bayou Community Foundation, Northshore Community Foundation, Northshore Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank to supply resources to local families and individuals in need.

Nunez offering OSHA-10 Online Training

Nunez Community College’s Workforce Development Program is offering an OSHA 10-hour online training. Participants can enroll at any time in this 100 percent online training which results in an industry-recognized credential that is good in all states. A Department of Labor OSHA-10 card will be issued upon completion. The course fee is $30.

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Plaquemines Gazette

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P.O. Box 700
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