Posts tagged with 'Becker'

City Park Hosts the International Visitor Leadership Program

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New Orleans City Park's CEO, Bob Becker, hosted a multi-regional "Parks & Protected Areas Management" International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) group on Friday August 28, 2015. The group visitied the United States though the New Orleans Diplomacy Council. 

Bob Becker discussed biodiversity conservation and environmental nonprofit management. 

New Orleans City Park was happy to host the group from New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council and we hope everyone left the...

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Bob Becker’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Becker, CEO

Today New Orleans City Park’s CEO, Bob Becker, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bureau of Governmental Research. The Excellence in Government Awards took place at the The Westin Canal Place.

Established in 1994, the BGR recognizes government employees for outstanding performance and creative problem-solving. Winners have a minimum of 15 years in service and are dedicated public employees who deserve great recognition for their accomplishments. 

Bob took...

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#IceBucketChallenge Accepted IN Popp Fountain!

On August 21, 2014 Bob Becker, New Orleans City Park CEO, was challenged by Ron Forman, President and CEO of Audubon Zoo, to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! He had 24 hours to complete the challenge and it was quite a show!

Bob and some of his staff decided to take the challenge head-on! As to not waste water, Bob decided to use City Park's Popp Fountain for the challenge and it...

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A Challenge Accepted! #ALSIceBucketChallenge

New Orleans City Park is familiar with duels. Our old trees have seen many duels back in the day when they were called “affaires d’honneur”. The Park was easily accessible, yet remote enough to insure privacy as Creole gentlemen defended their honor. 

Speaking of challenges...

Bob Becker, CEO of City Park, has been challenged by Ron Forman, Audubon Zoo's President and CEO, to...

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Did you know?

Did you know that City Park is a preferred location for movie and TV production shoots? In the year end June 30, 2013 , nine major movies and eight TV shows had major productions in the Park. In addition five commercials for national brands and four commercials for local brands were also shot in the Park. They not only showcase the Park and City but also generate revenue for the Park through location fees. Want to know...

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