“Everyone knows my foundation work and making a difference in the community is of the utmost importance to me,” said Paul. “But being able to play the game I love alongside my friends LeBron, D. Wade, and Carmelo, as well as raising money for charity, is a win-win situation.”
All four host players will participate in each charitable community event, which include the CP3 Foundation will host local New Orleans kids at its CP3 Afterschool Zone, where kids will have the opportunity to join in activities such as yoga, dance, karate, cooking classes, gardening and more in order to enhance and promote education, health, sports and social responsibility for youth and families.
All four exhibition games will be streamed live on the official The Google+ Homecoming Tour page, accessible at www.HomecomingTour.com. The page will also feature an array of integrated social media content from Digital Artists Entertainment, a creator of social digital content platforms for top sports and entertainment franchises. Content will include exclusive behind-the-scenes images and videos from each event, as well as opportunities to video chat with the players in Google+ Hangouts. Fans can sign up at Google+ to participate.
Tickets go on sale at Ticketmaster (www.TicketMaster.com) at 10AM local time November 22 for New Orleans and Chicago and 10AM local time November 23 for New York. Tickets for Akron will be available at 10am local time on November 22 via 888-99AKRON and at the InfoCision Stadium ticket office (375 E. Exchange St.).
HealthGrades, a top ratings organization, has recognized Ochsner Clinic Foundation’s liver transplant program as among the best in the nation. Of the 111 hospitals performing liver transplant procedures, Ochsner is one of only seven hospitals nationwide to receive the Liver Transplant Excellence Award, and the only hospital in Louisiana to receive this distinction for 2012.
Across the four transplant areas included in the HealthGrades assessment (heart, liver, kidney and lung) Ochsner is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to receive a 2012 HealthGrades Transplant Excellence Award. Ochsner received a similar honor last year when it was one of only 11 hospitals in the country to receive the 2011 HealthGrades Kidney Transplant Excellence Award.
Dec. 6 at Pennington Biomedical Research Center--Blue Cross, Blue Shield
Our state and nation face unprecedented change in the healthcare industry. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is embracing the changes with new and innovative delivery transformation models by embracing the concept of the Patient-Centered Medical Home.
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UNO And FEMA
- The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently provided approximately $3.4 million in funding to the Louisiana Office of Facility Planning and Control for Gustav-related repairs at the University of New Orleans Earl K. Long Library.
U of L, New Orleans BowlThe New Orleans Bowl appears to be featuring the Ragin Cajuns of U of L. for the Dec. 17 game against an opponent to be determined from Conference USA.
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce--Innovation Search Continues
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