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In The News
Tune in each month to WLAE (PBS) television in New Orleans for the First NBC Bank-sponsored monthly talk show: “Money Talks with Ed Marshall.” Shows are taped and rebroadcasted each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Viewers can also view segments of the same broadcasts on Access Television in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Check your local listings for channel information.
First NBC Bank is also the sponsor of a live Financial Talk Show on WBOK AM 1230 in New Orleans. The show is a live broadcast each Monday from noon to 1 p.m. Tune in for interviews with local community and financial leaders.
First NBC Bank Vice Chairman Dr. Charles Teamer Receives Legends Award
First NBC Bank Vice Chairman Dr. Charles Teamer is being recognized with a New Orleans Legends Award for lifelong contributions to the city. The award honors individuals who have shown outstanding citizenship throughout their lives and careers in such areas as medicine, the arts, politics, and entertainment. The honor goes to Dr. Teamer for his service as Chairman of the Board for organizations like the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, the Metropolitan Area Committee, and United Way. In announcing the 15 honorees, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the awards are one of the city’s first official celebrations of the 300th anniversary of New Orleans in 2018.
(Photographed left to right) Allan Pizzato, President of WYES, Katie Crosby, Chairman of WYES Board, and First NBC Bank's President & CEO Ashton J. Ryan, Jr.
Honoring Chef Paul Prudhomme
Beginning in August, First NBC Bank will sponsor some 44 pre-taped cooking shows with the late New Orleans Chef Paul Prudhomme. First NBC Bank's President and CEO Ashton J. Ryan, Jr. will introduce each segment that will air on WYES-TV 12.
Last month, President Ryan also attended a special dinner in memory of Chef Paul and shared personal memories of Chef Prudhomme and the growth of his business. The dinner took place at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. in Central City where the Chef’s archives are maintained. Chef Prudhomme was internationally recognized for his distinctive approach to cooking and drew attention to Louisiana for our Southern Culinary Arts.
First NBC Bank Bowling Teams Gather with President & CEO Ashton J. Ryan, Jr.
Bankers Raise Thousands of Dollars for Junior Achievement
The numbers are in from this summer’s First NBC Bank Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon and they are quite impressive. Dozens of bank executive, administrative, and retail employees all teamed up to raise nearly $49,000 for the local Junior Achievement Foundation. The events took place on the Southshore at Rock N’ Bowl in New Orleans and on the Northshore at Bowl USA in Slidell. Junior Achievement helps develop an entrepreneurial spirit within young members of society. Participants in the Bowl-A-Thon enjoyed great food, socialized with colleagues, and took part in friendly bowling competition to raise money and help an organization with a great cause.
(Photographed from left to right) First NBC Bank Employees Michael Todd, Patrick Jackson, Brittany Martin, JC Celestine, and Quy Nguyen)
First NBC Bank Supports Pop-Up Dinner Party
This year First NBC Bank sponsored and participated in Diner en Blanc, an international phenomena with its origins in Paris. The elegant outdoor event took place at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, just above Champion Square. Many businesses from the metropolitan area joined to network with others and discuss new ideas to further community development. Thousands dressed in white attire and shared in music, dancing, eating, and much more.