- David Crockett Fire Co. #1
As the oldest continuously active volunteer fire department in the U.S., Crockett's mission is the preservation and protection of life and property from and during fires in the City of Gretna, assisting neighboring fire companies upon request, and to assist our community in case of any natural and man-made disasters.
- German American Cultural Center
The GACC, founded 20 years ago, is an interpretive center celebrating the German immigrants who settled in southeast Louisiana starting in the 1700s. It has a small museum and a genealogy research room, both open to the public, free of charge.
- Gretna Economic Development Assn
GEDA improves the business climate within the City of Gretna, assists development of new businesses, promotes and encourages tourism and enhances the knowledge of local residents and potential tourists. The develop affordable housing, preserve historical landmarks, and beautify homes and parkways. GEDA acts as a liaison between the community, state, local, and federal governments.
- Gretna Historical Society
Gretna’s rich history began along the Mississippi River in McDonoghville, Mechanikham, and Gretna. These historic communities, alongside newer neighborhoods throughout the City, form the basis for Gretna’s identity, visual character, and architectural heritage. Gretna Historical Society was founded in Gretna, Louisiana in 1969. We are a non-profit organization with the purpose of preserving and promoting the history of Gretna.
- Gretna Police Benevolent Assn
The City of Gretna Police Department is dedicated to preventing crime and maintaining order while affording dignity and respect to all individuals. We will impartially enforce all laws and ordinances, while seeking to enhance the quality of life for all citizens. The Benevolent Association provides assistance to member police officers as well as other needy individuals, organizations, and public entities
- Italian American Society
The Italian American society of Jefferson is a non-profit organization that has served the Jefferson Parish community for over 40 years. Our club members are very proud of our Italian heritage, culture, and traditions.
- Knights of Columbus #1905
Founded on the principles of charity, unity and fraternity, the Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Conn., and a group of parishioners to bring financial aid and assistance to the sick, disabled and needy members and their families.
- Krewe of Cleopatra
Over 40 years ago, a New Orleans family chose to honor this icon of history, and resolved to create the all female “Krewe of Cleopatra”. The Krewe combines their passion for Mardi Gras and their love for the city of New Orleans, creating a unique and sisterhood of family members, friends, locals, and out-of-towners. Every year, on the night of first Friday of Carnival Season, the Krewe rolls through the streets of New Orleans.
- Post Backstage
The Gretna Cultural Center for the Arts is a rehabilitated Depression-era U.S. Post Office that has been converted into a black box theatre and event space. Since opening, the venue has hosted numerous performances and community events. Information regarding upcoming showtimes and tickets should be directed to the Tourism Office at 504.363.1580.
- St. Joseph Catholic Church
Erected in 1926, beautiful historic St. Joseph’s is built in the Spanish Baroque style. Its adjoining Holy Family Memorial Garden is a place for prayer and meditation. St. Joseph Church in historic Gretna is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. This beautiful old church continues to be a vital part of the community and the lives of its parishioners. It has been the source of Catholic life of past generations and for those yet to come. All are welcome at St. Joseph’s services and ministries.
- Westbank ARC
Westbank ARC, Inc. (WARC) is the leading provider of consumer-focused and integrated services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and the communities we serve. Utilizing best practice models and the highest standards of professionalism we proved a safe and nurturing environment that promotes inclusion, growth, and development while maximizing independence, dignity, and quality of life for all people.
- Westbank Optimist
The Westbank Optimist Club is a non-profit group of like-minded, community involved individuals who have been dedicated to serving the youth of Jefferson Parish. The Westbank Optimist Club is a member of Optimist International, a worldwide youth service organization. Many of the programs our club participates in are the same as those of Optimist International.
- Westbank Rotary Foundation
This vibrant and growing club, founded in 1936 as club number 3995, continues to contribute manpower and financial resources to Westbank and Greater New Orleans area community projects and service organizations. The business and professional leaders who make up our membership believe in service above self to the community. This club is a member of Rotary International and of Rotary District 6840.
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