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Small Business Saturday Supports Local Businesses

Small Business Saturday Supports Local Businesses

Courtesy of Foundation for Louisiana Did you know that November 26th is Small Business Saturday? Did you know that small businesses are a big part of Louisiana’s economy, employing more than half of the state’s workforce?

Merchants Working for a Stronger Gentilly

By Cory Sparks Louisiana Association of Non-Profit Organizations When Tommye Myrick and Phyllis Johnson bought the building on Franklin Avenue in New Orleans, it was knocked lopsided by the waters of Katrina. They turned it into The JuJu Bag Cafe, one of the first businesses to open in that part of Gentilly.