Louisiana National Guard Foundation

GNOEA members attended an in-person breakfast meeting with guest speaker Mike Nicoli, Executive Director of the Louisiana National Guard Foundation.  Members learned how the private foundation assists the military, veterans, and their families through various financial initiatives and grants, while  also working to uphold the Louisiana National Guard’s mission. To learn more visit https://langfoundation.org/.

A special thanks to our gracious member and host – George Messina at Messina’s at the Terminal.  

More about our speaker M. Nicoli – LA National Guard Foundation



New member John Zollinger, Home Bank was presented with a new member certificate.

Cynthia Widlitze, Adduco Consulting resigned from GNOEA.

To view a list of open classifications click HERE.

If you have a prospect, please have them connect with Jacquie Bonano (interim membership chairman) at membership@gnoea.com

Thank You & Announcements

Jesse Hoppes, Leaaf Enironmental, is looking for a building cleaning service.

Marcus Azzarello, Franklynn Pest Control Co., thanked Richard Juge, REMAX Commercial Broker, for his business.

Re-qualification forms for 2022 – Please complete or note “no change” and return by October 1st.

Q4 dues invoices will be emailed during the first week of October.

John Zollinger mentioned the $3.5 trillion bill proposed requiring all financial institutions to report accounts  with over $600 to the IRS in an effort to catch tax invaders. He suggested reaching out to congress to keep this from happening.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

October 5th – Evening social at the Deutsches Haus (tentative)

October 12th – Nonna Randazzo Bakery – Joel Randazzo – Rooftop on Basin

October 19th – Understanding Environmental Risk – Jesse Hoppes, Leaff Environmental – Rooftop on Basin

October 26th  – Real Estate Update – Alison Barrios, Barrios Real Estate Group& Richard Juge, Remax Commercial Broker – Rooftop on Basin