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The Power of Local: 3 Reasons to Rethink Your Amazon Account
3/23/2017 7:30:00 PM UTC - 3/23/2017 8:00:00 PM UTC
900 Camp St, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
It seems like you can buy anything online these days, but there are some things Amazon cannot deliver. 
 
Independent businesses beat Amazon in job creation, economic impact, and diversity.  “Shop Local” is a common phrase, but few truly grasp the massive economic impact small businesses have on our economy. Meredith Cherney will be presenting the facts at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).

WHEN: Thursday, March 23rd from 2:30 - 3:00 PM 

NOEW is a unique festival experience that celebrates and elevates the New Orleans entrepreneurial ecosystem. It goes from March 19th to the 24th and is free to attend!
Visit the NOEW website for more information and to register.

Double Reward Points Tuesdays!
Did you know we offer frequent shopper cards for every purchase over $50?! Fill up your card and receive a $50 credit on your next purchase. PLUS earn DOUBLE the reward points when you shop on Tuesdays! It's our way of saying thank you for your loyalty. XO, Feet First LOCATIONS: UPTOWN 4122 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70115 FRENCH QUARTER 526 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Ubuntu Village: Show Your Love campaign
Ubuntu Village invites you to join their "Show Your Love" campaign this September through December! Ubuntu means “I am because we are.” At Ubuntu, they know it takes everyone in our community for us to be a healthy thriving community. They know that residents in New Orleans and Nationally show love for their families, neighbors and communities every day in all kinds of ways. They are asking you to join this campaign by showing up more in various actions in your community, and giving more of yourself to help others.   Ways You Can Show Love for Your Neighbor Pay it Forward; Pay for someone’s coffee, groceries or food Help an elder carry their groceries or mow their lawn Babysit your neighbor’s kids so they can have an evening off   Ways You Can Show Love for Your Community Stay Local; Buy from local stores and businesses Support your local gardens and farmers Register to Vote Eat out at local restaurants Support local artists and musicians Volunteer at a local organization or church   Ways Churches, Organizations and Businesses Can Show Love for their Community Mentoring and sharing the Gospel of Love Hold an event in the community where you are located Give a discount on services or goods at your business   Ways You Can Show Love for Ubuntu Village’s “Show Your Love” Campaign Come to our Show Your Love Campaign Kickoff & Fundraiser: Thursday September 28 at the Ashe Cultural Center Post the ways you show love to the Show Your Love Facebook Page, Twitter, Instagram Be part of the show your love video Contact us to join the campaign: info@ubuntuvillagenola.org 
VenturePOP Conference: September 30 + October 1
Calling all creatives! The third annual VenturePOP Conference is taking place September 30 + October 1 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.   VenturePOP is a two-day experience created specifically for creative professionals to get re-inspired, continue their education and connect with a community on the same mission.   If you relate to any of the following, VenturePop is for you: you're looking to build a creative business you’re struggling with mapping out a clear course and confidently sticking to a game plan you're in need of a fresh perspective and need to be reinvigorated you're looking for a community of ambitious creative types to help hold you accountable and have your back big picture planning always gets put on the back burner   Speakers include: Adam J. Kurtz Cyndie Spiegel Dannie Fountain Maggie Gentry Miller Maya Elious Justin Shiels Mallory Whitfield Learn more about the conference at venturepopconference.com   Use discount code NOLALOVE to get $100 off your ticket price (offer expires August 31st).  
New Orleans Restaurant Month To Support Local Businesses
The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) invites Louisiana residents to rediscover New Orleans by taking advantage of the city’s cultural attractions and dining options through Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown and COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month, the NOCVB’s annual summer campaigns. Both campaigns encourage locals to experience their hometown through the eyes of visitors while supporting the businesses that have made New Orleans one of the most culturally authentic destinations in the world. The 13th annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month offers special two- and three-course lunch menus for $20 or less and three-course dinner and brunch menus for $39 or less at more than 85 premiere restaurants across the city. You can enjoy award-winning chefs highlighting the authentic cuisine of New Orleans.  Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown takes place from August 1st-September 30th  and provides more than 135 deals and discounted rates at hotels, attractions, tours, dining options and more at www.touristathome.com.  You can make reservations at a new culinary hotspot or at a tried-and-true favorite, learn about the city’s history or landscape through a  tour, and more.  Followers of New Orleans tourism’s Instagram account @VisitNewOrleans are encouraged to tag #BeATouristNOLA on images showcasing their summer staycations and outings around the city for a chance to win one of four robust staycation packages. For official rules, visit www.touristathome.com. Learn more: www.COOLinaryneworleans.com  
BUSINESS SURVIVAL AFTER A DISASTER: BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING
Join us for an interactive workshop focused on Business Continuity Planning, which will provide you with lessons learned from other small business owners and allow you to develop a plan for your business. Experts will be on hand to help you to consider your business’s specific needs.