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Arne Duncan Speaks at BGR 2014 Annual Luncheon

Dec 16, 2014

Secretary Duncan spoke about education quality and access in the New Orleans metropolitan area. He touched on progress in recent years and ongoing challenges, as well as his own hopes for the children of southeast Louisiana.

Visit NOLA.com to hear Secretary Duncan’s full speech. Click here for full media coverage of the event.

BGR would like to thank Whitney Bank for sponsoring the Annual Luncheon and Marriott for hosting it. In addition, the following individuals and organizations helped make the Annual Luncheon a success:

  • Adams and Reese LLP
  • Advantage Capital Partners
  • Anonymous Donors
  • Senator Conrad Appel/Rep. Stephen Carter
  • AT&T Louisiana
  • Auto-Chlor Services LLC
  • Baptist Community Ministries
  • Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC
  • Dr. Nicolas G. Bazan, Neuroscience Center, LSU Health Sciences Center
  • Bellwether Technology Corporation
  • Biz New Orleans
  • Business Council of New Orleans & The River Region
  • Canal Barge Company
  • Capital One Bank
  • Chaffe & Associates, Inc.
  • Choice Foundation
  • Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans
  • Commander’s Palace
  • Corporate Realty
  • Crescent Capital Consulting, LLC
  • DCL Mooring and Rigging
  • Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles LLP
  • Educate Now!
  • The Ehrhardt Group
  • Entergy New Orleans
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Favrot & Shane
  • Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank
  • First Bank And Trust
  • 1st Lake Properties
  • Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, L.L.P.
  • Fowler Rodriguez
  • Hardy and Eleanor Fowler
  • Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.
  • Greater New Orleans, Inc.
  • HCA MidAmerica Division
  • The Helis Foundation
  • IMH Foundation
  • Jefferson Parish Public School System
  • Johnson Rice & Company, LLC
  • Johnson, Yacoubian & Paysse
  • Jones Walker LLP
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • King, Krebs & Jurgens PLLC
  • Krebs, Farley and Pelleteri, PLLC
  • Laitram, LLC
  • LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
  • Latter & Blum, Inc.
  • Leidenheimer Baking Co.
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • MCC Group LLC
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc.
  • Anne and King Milling
  • The Murphy Institute
  • The New Orleans Advocate
  • New Orleans Business Alliance
  • New Orleans Saints
  • New Schools for New Orleans
  • NOLA Holdings, LLC
  • Northshore Business Council
  • Ochsner Health System
  • Pan-American Life Insurance Group
  • Gray S. Parker
  • Perez, APC
  • Peter Mayer Advertising
  • Mr. and Mrs. R. Hunter Pierson, Jr.
  • PMG Leasing, LLC
  • Pro Bono Publico Foundation/Teach for America
  • Public Administration Institute – Louisiana State University
  • Raymond James
  • Regions Bank
  • Robert Reily
  • River Birch LLC
  • Royal Honda
  • Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans
  • Stirling Properties
  • Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC
  • Phyllis M. Taylor
  • The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
  • TVG Development Company, LLC
  • Sarah Usdin
  • Wm. B. Reily & Company, Inc.
  • Xavier University of Louisiana