Bayou Classic receives $450,000 from BP
- 12/6/2012 -
BP, in a ceremonial check presentation December 6, 2012, at the New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park, awarded $450,000 to New Orleans Convention Company Incorporated (NOCCI) for the Bayou Classic. Bayou Classic is one of 19 Louisiana agencies who will share $16 million in BP funds for tourism and seafood promotion. More than 100 nonprofit organizations and government entities will share almost $44 million in BP funds to promote Gulf Coast tourism and the seafood industries impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Pictured are representatives from Southern, Grambling, SUS System Foundation, and NOCCI, who were in attendance at the check presentation.