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Gretna Economic Development Association - GEDA

The function of the Gretna Economic Development Association is:

  • To improve the business climate within the City of Gretna as well as provide a vehicle to assist in the development of new businesses.
  • To promote and encourage tourism along with enhancing the knowledge of local residents and potential tourists.
  • To develop affordable housing, preserve historical landmarks, and beautify homes and parkways.

GEDA acts as a liaison between the community, state, local, and federal governments to identify needs and potential solutions.

Gretna Economic Development Association Projects:

  • Cancer Relay for Life
  • Christmas on the Avenue
  • Cochon De Lait with Jefferson the Beautiful
  • Gretna Art Walk
  • Gretna Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Gretna Farmers Market
  • Gretna Heritage Festival
  • Gretna Home Christmas Decoration Contest
  • Lundi Gras
  • Night Out Against Crime
  • Pawdi Gras Program
  • Volunteer Appreciation Reception
  • We Support Our Troops

2015 Elected Officers

2014 Officers
Judge Sullivan Installed President Anthony Buckley III; Vice President Mark Cambre, Sr.; Treasurer Mark Middleton;Correspondence Secretary Mitch Boyter; Member at Large Peter De Broeck Dodie Rackley Office Manager

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