News & Press

Filter by Category
All
  • All
  • BRAC in the News
  • Press Releases

1,4GROUP PROPOSES $35 MILLION CHEMICAL PLANT IN ASCENSION PARISH

Baton Rouge, La. (July 21, 2021) — Today, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) joined Gov. John Bel Edwards and 1,4GROUP Chairman John Forsythe in announcing the company is considering Ascension Parish for a potential $35 million chemical processing facility.

Idaho company considering $35M plant in Ascension Parish

Gov. John Bel Edwards and 1,4GROUP Chairman John Forsythe announced the company is considering Ascension Parish, for a potential $35 million chemical processing facility.

BRAC and TruFund to launch loan fund for small businesses

BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) joined TruFund recently in announcing a new $1.1M revolving loan fund (RLF) available for regional businesses to access loans of up to $250,000 for working capital, contract financing, inventory, marketing, and business development.

BRAC Announces 2021 Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 16, 2021) —  The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced it is now accepting applications for its 2021 Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award. The award, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, will recognize companies in the region that implemented and promoted innovative practices during the pandemic to improve employees’ mental or physical health.

BRAC Announces 2021 Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award

ATON ROUGE, La. (July 16, 2021) —  The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced it is now accepting applications for its 2021 Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award. The award, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, will recognize companies in the region that implemented and promoted innovative practices during the pandemic to improve employees’ mental or physical health.

Economic Development District Coming to Plank Road Corridor

Baton Rouge, La. (July 14, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), Baton Rouge North Economic Development District, Build Baton Rouge, and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome today joined Governor John Bel Edwards and Senator Regina Barrow in celebrating the passage of SB227, Barrow’s bill to establish an economic development district (EDD) along the Plank Road Corridor in North Baton Rouge. The bill marks an important milestone in accelerating economic development in the North Baton Rouge area.

North Baton Rouge getting new economic development district

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber, Baton Rouge North Economic Development District, Build Baton Rouge, and Mayor Sharon Weston Broome today celebrated the passage of SB227, sponsored by state Sen. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, which will establish an economic development district along the Plank Road corridor.

New aid open to business owners struggling to recover from pandemic

BATON ROUGE – A new $1.1 million loan is now available for small businesses in the capital region. The funds will be focusing on those who are still struggling to recover from COVID-19.

Scroll to Top