Welcome to NOELA Services!

If you are familiar with the NOELA Newsletter or NOELA Magazine you already know NOELA Services. If you’re not familiar with either of these publications, I hope you’ll get to know us.

Since July, 2009, NOELA (New Orleans East LA) Services has been devoted to promoting positive images of the East, through stories and ads about businesses, people and places found in the East. Many of those stories, including advice by local medical, security, environmental and financial experts and consumer watchdogs, were found on the previous NOELANews.com website, and while some of that prior content will be brought back, you will also see new content here.  Continue reading “Welcome to NOELA Services!”

Resident Concerns About Dumping at Bullard & Lake Forest

The large area just behind the former Rite Aid location at Lake Forest and Bullard currently appears to be under development for construction.  A sign on the property states that only dirt can be dumped; however, in a post by Michael LeVasseur on the NextDoor app, some residents are concerned about what appears to be raw sewage being dumped on the site. 

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LSBDC State Director, Carla Holland shares some Working from Home Tips for Productivity, Mental Health and Staying Healthy …

Many people are working from home; but while getting your work done is important for business, staying healthy (mentally and physically) is just as crucial for at-home. It’s all about creating boundaries between work and personal life, and that can be a difficult adjustment. Here are some tips for telecommuting, working from home, self-isolating or even self-quarantining—no matter your reasoning.

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City moving some homeless residents to hotel in New Orleans East citing ‘logistical issues’ in CBD | wwltv.com

Nearly 200 people were offered temporary housing on March 26 after the city cleared out several large homeless encampments deemed public health risks.
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OPDEC Candidate Kimberly Lavon Burbank on Branding of District E

Lavon Burbank

A downtown, non-profit organization with older, handsome, African American male members shared with me a need for an approximate $600,000 revolving line of credit to float the organization’s operations.  A segment of their plan necessitated a need for warehouse space.  They were open to locating in Orleans or Jefferson Parish.  Their investment would be directed at the least expensive lease rate available for a warehouse operation.

In the middle of the discussion, the spokesman for the group said, “We’re going to Elmwood.”  I asked, “You’re opening in Elmwood?”

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