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P.O.W.E.R. Plates Program to Support Women-Led Restaurants – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2022-05-23 09:17:11 –

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New Orleans (Press Release) — Fidelity Bank and Louisiana Hospitality Foundation celebrate women in the hospitality industry with the POWER Plates fundraising program in July this year.

Women’s one-month celebrations in the state’s hospitality industry are part of Fidelity’s “Realized Women Entrepreneurship Potential” (POWER) program, which addresses thousands of women-owned businesses. doing. Currently, program officials are looking for women-owned, women-managed, or women-led restaurants and bars to participate in the annual fundraising program. The goal of this program is to raise awareness and promote business in women-led restaurants in the New Orleans region during late summer business hours.

“The New Orleans hospitality industry and its workers are an integral part of our city. POWER Plates’ mission is to support this important industry by promoting business to these women-led restaurants. Elizabeth Brookman, Vice President and Director of POWER at Fidelity Bank, said:

The Louisiana Hospitality Foundation and Fidelity Bank are matching donations of up to $ 2,500 to this year’s program. After the participation of a record 67 restaurants and bars in 2021, authorities have set a goal of recruiting 75 restaurants across South Louisiana. Neat Wine is a participating wine sponsor and activities include the release of a special beer from the Port Orleans Brewery.

“Women in the hospitality industry in New Orleans have a huge impact not only on our city, but on the state as a whole,” said Chris Feliz, President and CEO of Fidelity Bank. “Programs like Fidelity Bank’s POWER program are very important in bringing women to the forefront and emphasizing their success. POWER Plates are a great way to introduce these amazing women.”

For more information, a list of participating restaurants, etc., please visit: www.power-plates.com.. Restaurants and bars that are interested in attending can be registered on the website.



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