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New Orleans Musicians Take Wetlands Message to DNC and RNC

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Events are also the culmination of FONO’s “Heroes of the Storm” campaign, an effort to honor organizations that have made significant contributions to the recovery and rebuilding effort in the Gulf region.

Post Script

As a postscript and since I wield the sword-arm here, mention MUST be made of Grammy winner Irma Thomas stepping up to the plate to help Friends of the Congo in their efforts to help victims of the war in DRC. When Irma learned that FOC was working on a CD compilation of songs by women singer/songwriters she immediately came on board saying, “Just tell me what you need,” and ended up donating a song from her Grammy Album to the women of DRC. That is the spirit of New Orleans and hopefully that spirit will take center stage at both political conventions.

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Georgianne Nienaber is an investigative environmental and political writer. She lives in rural northern Minnesota, New Orleans and South Florida. Her articles have appeared in The Society of Professional Journalists' Online (more...)
 
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Am I missing the link for purchasing Tab Benoit an... by Kevin Gosztola on Thursday, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:33:36 AM
link for Voice of the Wetlands...or this:http://vo... by Georgianne Nienaber on Thursday, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:41:23 AM
Comment from Ratings:   New Orleans must... by Richard Spisak on Thursday, Aug 14, 2008 at 12:23:19 PM
I appreciate the thumbs up and all, but even thoug... by Georgianne Nienaber on Thursday, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:04:04 PM
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