Attendance:  40


May 24, 2011


 I will be out of town on Vacation from May 30th through June 8th.  I will be back in the office on June 9th.    I hope everyone has a great holiday!



 Today we were pleased to have as our guest Virginia Blanque, JC Services, guest of Michael Fredrick, Point-2-point.



 Today our program featured GNOEA member Don Chailland, Chailland Inc.   Chailland Inc. is located in Metairie, Louisiana and has been in business since 1992.  They are a PEO serving the southeastern region and specialize in providing administrative services to business owners, including payroll administration, worker’s compensation, and human resource compliance.  Their program is designed to make it possible for business owners to devote more of their time and efforts to running their business.  They have an attorney on staff to help you with employment decisions and issues.

 We wish to thank Don Chailland for a very informative program!



 The Board of Directors unanimously elected Joe DiMaggio, The Rose Garden of Jefferson to serve as our next President-Elect.  Joe will serve as President-Elect for six months beginning July 1, 2011.  Congratulations to Joe DiMaggio!



 Congratulations to the following three members who were elected today to serve on the Board of Directors for the next eighteen months:

 Charlotte Binnings, Town & Country Travel, Mike Mitchell, Fisher & Philip and John Lagarde, Classic Cupboards.


50/50 RAFFLE

Today we held our final 50/50 raffle.  The pot started off at $61.00 dollars and then we collected $38.00, giving us a total of $99.00.  Rudy Bierhuizen pulled the ticket for us and Carl Bourgeois was the winner of $50.00!  Congratulation!



Recently, GNOEA has gained a new member into our association, Vince Gremillion, Restech Information Service under the classification of “Computer Network Consultant”.  



We will not meet for the next two weeks, but we will meet again for a morning Visitation on June 14th at John Lagarde, Classic Cupboard place of business, located at 5809 River Oaks Road South, Harahan, LA.


May 31, 2011 Memorial Day Holiday – No Breakfast Meeting
June 7, 2011 No Breakfast Meeting
June 14, 2011 Morning Visitation with John Lagarde, Classic Cupboards, 5809 River Oaks Road South, Harahan, LA  70123
June 21, 2011 Arnie Fielkow, New Orleans City Councilman-at-Large – Held at Ralph’s on the Park
June 28, 2011 Mark Stoneham, Business Development Manager, Royal Caribbean International Cruises – Held at Ralph’s on the Park
July 5, 2011 No Breakfast meeting – 4th of July Holiday
July 12, 2011 John DiMaggio – Rose Garden of Jefferson
July 19, 2011 Evening Social/Visitation Wine /Cheese Tasting at the Rose Garden from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
July 26, 2011 Michael Fredrick – Held at the Rose Garden of Jefferson
August 9, 2011 No Breakfast Meeting – Rose Garden will be closed.