• A TASTE OF COVINGTON: The Covington Business Association, a nonprofit organization representing local businesses in Historic Downtown Covington, presents the Fourth Annual A Taste of Covington April 9 through April 12.
  • THE SCHEDULE INCLUDES:
  • THURSDAY, APRIL 9: 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. seating for the Vintner’s Dinners, by reservation at local restaurants with wine pairings
  • FRIDAY, APRIL 10: Grand Tasting Under Two Tents at Acquistapace’s Wine Warehouse
  • SATURDAY, APRIL 11: Festa del Vino Wine Tasting at the Southern Hotel
  • SATURDAY, APRIL 11: St. Tammany Art Association’s Annual Spring for Art
  • The Sunday Champagne Jazz Brunch is sold out.
  • FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION, VISIT www.atasteofcovington.com or contact Cliff Bergeron of the Covington Business Association at (504) 439-2543.
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColorThe finance and operations manager for the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation has recently earned two certificates in human resource management.
  • Tracy Clanton has been certified as a senior professional in human resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute, and as a senior certified professional by the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • Brenda Bertus, CEO of STEDF, said, “We are proud to have one of the best educated and most capable staffs in economic development. Tracy’s latest certifications, combined with her Certified Louisiana Economic Developer certification and more than a decade of experience, make her a valuable asset to our organization.”
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STEDF STAFF, VISIT www.stedf.org/contact.htm.
  • CELEBRATION’S CHOICE: About 40 restaurants participated in the culinary showcase at “Celebration: A Treasure Odyssey,” a fundraiser for the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany. The winner of the Celebration’s Choice award, voted on by about 1,300 patrons, was The Dakota Restaurant in Covington, which served lump crabmeat and brie soup.
  • Previous winners include DiCristina’s Italian & Seafood Restaurant and Liz’s Where Y’at Diner.
  • Money raised at the March 8 event will support the building and development of the future Children’s Museum of St. Tammany, which will be located in St. Tammany Parish’s planned Cultural Arts District in Covington.
  • THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ST. TAMMANY IS THE SIGNATURE PROJECT OF THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF GREATER COVINGTON AND IS A COMMUNITY PARTNER OF ST. TAMMANY PARISH AND THE ST. TAMMANY PARISH PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ST. TAMMANY, VISIT cmstkids.org.