Fidelity POWER plaques raise $ 15,000 for the Hospitality Foundation
NEW ORLEANS – Fidelity Bank said its third annual POWER plaque program has raised $ 15,000 for the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.
This year, 67 women-run businesses in New Orleans, Northshore and Baton Rouge participated in an event that aims to attract customers to women-run restaurants, hotels and bars in the Southeast. Louisiana.
“This year has been our most successful POWER Plates program to date,” said Elizabeth Broekman, Director of POWER at Fidelity, in a press release. “It is an honor to raise awareness and present a check for $ 15,000 to the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, which provides financial assistance to workers in the Louisiana hospitality industry in the event of an emergency.
Throughout the month of July, guests who visited one of the restaurants and bars registered in the program were able to choose a special dish or drink and donated $ 1 to the foundation. Fidelity Bank matched donations up to $ 2,500.
“The women of Louisiana’s hospitality industry have enormous talent and provide important leadership for the industry as a whole,” said Jennifer Kelley, CEO of LHF. “Programs like Fidelity Bank’s POWER are essential in putting women first and showcasing their successes. Funds raised through this year’s program will no doubt benefit extraordinary women in the hospitality industry.
This year’s event was sponsored by Neat Wines. Officials say plans are already underway for an expanded 2022 version of POWER Plates.