Presented by Entergy, the family-friendly event will promote storm prep ahead of hurricane season
WHAT: Storm Aware & Prepare
WHEN: Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Pontchartrain Conservancy’s New Canal Lighthouse
8001 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124
WHY: Presented by Entergy, this year’s Storm Sweep will include the first “Storm Aware and Prepare” event — a hurricane supply and information giveaway ahead of the 2022 hurricane season. Supplies residents can expect at the event include nonperishable food kits, solar lights and more. Partner organizations, including NOLA Ready, will be onsite to provide information and answer any questions for community members.
In addition to hurricane prep resources, this family-friendly event will also include coastal educational activities for adults and children. Creole Sneauxballs will also be on hand providing snowballs for purchase.
Additional partners include Second Harvest Food Bank, the City of New Orleans, Restore the Mississippi River Delta and All Hands All Hearts.
HOW: Click here for more information on Storm Sweep and Storm Aware & Prepare.
About Entergy Louisiana, LLC
Entergy Louisiana, LLC provides electric service to more than 1 million customers in 58 parishes and natural gas service to more than 94,000 customers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy Louisiana is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy company engaged in electric power production, transmission and retail distribution operations. Entergy delivers electricity to 3 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy owns and operates one of the cleanest large-scale U.S. power generating fleets with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 7,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $10 billion and approximately 12,500 employees.
About Pontchartrain Conservancy
Pontchartrain Conservancy, formerly the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, is a New Orleans-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to an environmentally sustainable, prosperous and resilient region. Our mission is to drive environmental sustainability and stewardship through scientific research, education and advocacy. Pontchartrain Conservancy consists of a board of directors representing Lake Pontchartrain Basin parishes and regulatory agencies. For more information or to get involved, visit www.scienceforourcoast.org. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram at @PontchartrainConservancy and on Twitter at @OurBasin.
About NOLA Ready
NOLA Ready is the City’s Emergency Preparedness Campaign, managed by the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP). NOLA Ready provides a direct connection between NOHSEP and the city served, striving to ensure that New Orleanians are prepared and connected to emergency information before, during, and after disasters. Through year-round public engagement, the NOLA Ready team communicates all-hazards to residents, businesses, and community organizations in Orleans Parish. For more information, visit ready.nola.gov. Stay connected and receive emergency text alerts by texting NOLAREADY to 77295. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @nolaready.