BR PRessworks100 Journalism BuildingBaton Rouge, LAa70803Phone: 225-578-2336
Would you like to support a historical area of New Orleans?
Oct. 15November 29, 2012DearMrs.Kathryn Kissam:,
New Orleans is full of historical places that need to be preserved for this generationand future generations to come. The Bywater neighborhood is located from PressStreet to the Industrial Canal and is rich with unique history. The Bywater CommunityDeve
lopment Corporation was started initially to focus on the area’s improvement.
mission statement is “
to promote the safety and well being of all New Orleans'Bywater residents by nurturing a sense of community through strong support for thearts, commerce, home ownership, and education.
” This neighborhood is filled with so
much history from the beginning of working-class New Orleans. It is filled withhistoric churches, small businesses, warehouse structures and residences. Althoughthe Bywater Community Development Corporation is a strong group, it still needssupport monetarily to keep it as well as the neighborhood associations afloat.We are contacting you, Kathryn,in hopes that you and Denovo Communications willaid in the efforts forourBR PRessworks event, which will be held on Nov.ember10,
2012. We are a public relations service-learning firm based out of Louisiana StateUniversity that is putting on a SCVNGR event for theaArtwWalk on St. Claude.
SCVNGR is a mobile app that is similar to a scavenger hunt.A participantearnsParticipants earnpoints every challenge they complete.This is where your helpcan come in!We are hoping to raise money for our grand prize winner.
The Bywater Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization thataims topromote business toboost business forits local vendors and artists. All