LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU SPEAKS AT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY'S "CEO BUILD" -- 04/24/2007
Office of Lieutenant GovernorFOR IMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2007
LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU SPEAKS AT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY'S "CEO BUILD"
A Dozen Chief Executives Officers Help to Build a Home in Musician's Village
Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu will speak at the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity's CEO Build on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. Each year, Habitat for Humanity International invites leaders of large companies to build with Habitat to foster understanding of their mission. This year, the build will take place in New Orleans at the Musicians' Village.
The Lt. Governor has designated 2007 as the Year of Service in Louisiana to rekindle citizen service and harness the desire to build stronger communities. The Year of Service is about getting things done, encouraging civic responsibility and expanding opportunity in our state.
Habitat expects more than a dozen CEOs to participate. They are Robert Niblock, Chairman and CEO of Lowe's Companies; Jim Humphrey, President and CEO of Andersen Windows; Jim Gillespie, CEO of Coldwell Banker; Russ Bruner, CEO of Maersk North America; David Steiner, CEO of Waste Management; Robert Gochnauer, President and CEO of Director United Stationers, Inc.; Terry Kingsfather, President of Simpson Strong-Tie; Charles Bloom, Senior Vice President of HR and President of the PMI Foundation; Jeff Nobers, VP of Corporate Communications at 84 Lumber; Barry Segal, CEO of Braden Corporation; Mark Sennott, CEO of HomeGift; Carl Sheer, Chairman & CEO of Scheer Sports and the minority owner of Charlotte Checkers.
WHO: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu, Habitiat for Humanity and CEOs from Across the Country
WHAT: Habitat for Humanity's "CEO Build" in Musicians Village
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Noon
WHERE: Musician's Village, 1722 Alvar Avenue, New Orleans, LA
For more information on Habitat for Humanity projects in the New Orleans area, please call Aleis Tusa at 504-861-2077.