MEET OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS // a.k.a. “Possibility-Makers”
On behalf of our organizing committee at The Louisiana Marathon® we would like to thank our corporate sponsors for all their support and endless hours in giving our runners the best Louisiana experience possible.
Albemarle is a leading specialty chemical company providing innovative chemistry solutions to customers in over 100 countries around the world. We develop, manufacture and market complex chemicals and services that make life better for people everywhere.
Since its beginning, the Foundation has delivered over $15 million to more than 200 deserving agencies in locations where our employees live and operate. The Albemarle Foundation’s strength lies with the overwhelming support of the employees of Albemarle. Our commitment to Grow the Good in the communities in which we live and operate and our dedication to making a difference takes center stage in the programs offered by the Foundation.
AuthenticLouisiana.com is a collection of unique products that are representative of the many things locals and visitors love about Louisiana: our culture, food, music and our hospitality. Shop AuthenticLouisiana.com! A collection of must have, authentic Louisiana merchandise – artistic creations, memorable keepsakes and king cakes. Avoid baggage and travel hassles – ship items to your home or send them as gifts. Purchase original products made and produced in Louisiana. Our products are as unique as our state!
ASSOCIATED GROCERS BATON ROUGE
Associated Grocers, Inc. is the grocery supplier for your neighborhood supermarket. The retailers we service are also our owners. We are proud to say that we only service independently and locally owned grocery stores in Louisiana, SE Texas and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
BATON ROUGE CHAMBER
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is writing a bold new chapter in the success story of our region. Rich in culture and thriving with promise, the Baton Rouge area is poised to become one of the next hot spots to live, work, and play.
We’re member-owned, not-for-profit and wellness-oriented. Our mission is to improve the lives of Louisianians. We’re owned by our members and we’re committed to the health of the state we call home.
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD | LOUISIANA 2 STEP
The Louisiana 2 Step is a fun, free, motivational program that teaches people 2 simple steps to better health: eat right and move more. Through this interactive website, you can access tools and information to help you get healthy and stay healthy. As a company that only does business within Louisiana, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana wants to do everything it can to make this state as healthy as possible. By supplying residents with health knowledge. Blue Cross’ mission is to improve the lives of Louisiana residents by providing health guidance and affordable access to quality care. The Louisiana 2 Step program provides the guidance that Blue Cross members, Louisianians and all other individuals need to get healthy and stay healthy.
The Louisiana 2 Step offers this website for your children because, when it comes to getting healthy, it’s never too young to start. In Louisiana, where our children are among the heaviest in the nation, eating right and moving more are especially important. The best way to get kids interested in health is to work on it as a family. Blue Cross’ mission is to improve the lives of Louisiana residents by providing health guidance and affordable access to quality care. The Louisiana 2 Step program provides the guidance that Blue Cross members, Louisianians and all other individuals need to get healthy and stay healthy.
Cox Communications® is characterized by many outstanding features, but we like to celebrate our entrepreneurial spirit, and our commitment to education. Cox Enterprises, Inc., is the parent company of Cox Communications, and it serves as the model from which we derive our vision and focus as a company.
Back in 1898, James M. Cox went from a school teacher to founder of the company. He then served three terms as governor of Ohio and eventually ran in the 1920 U.S. presidential election as the Democratic nominee. In that same year, Gov. Cox purchased his first newspaper, the Dayton (OH) Evening News – the first step in creating the company that Cox Enterprises is today – a company with extensive interests in newspapers, television, radio and automobile auctions.
Christian Dior is one of the most famous names in the world; it symbolizes a great fashion and beauty House combining creativity, expertise and innovation for the benefit of women. On February 12th 1947, along with his first fashion collection, Mr. Dior also launched his first fragrance. Christian Dior declared that his wish was to make women not only more beautiful but also happier. Dior skincare shares this same vision. Dior Science is 40 years of experience, 260 researchers, 200 international patents and seven extraordinary gardens across many continents. Its promise: to make women even more beautiful.
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Solutionism™ Together the elements of science and the human element can solve anything. Because when science and humanity talk, anything is possible.
EMCO Technologies has the capability to perform and has successfully completed large projects for Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies by quickly sourcing and properly placing quality talent, while provide significant back office support and supervision. Since 1962 EMCO Technologies has enjoyed a sterling reputation as a Baton Rouge, Louisiana–based Technology Company. We are a Certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise and one of the state’s largest providers of IT outsourcing solutions. We have been awarded the annual Motorola Pinnacle Award over 15 times for outstanding sales and service.
Greenheart offers products and services that promote a cruelty-free, organic, lifestyle for all beings. Birthed along the bayous of South Louisiana, GreenHeart first sprouted in the natural products realm, offering demo and sales support and new product placement and expansion in the Gulf South. You may have seen us at local retailers, sampling out the best vegan morsels to ever hit your mouth!Having grown and evolved locally, organically and naturally, GreenHeart can now also be found at your favorite festivals and events, promoting and networking vegan vendors and providing VEGucation. We also like to make sure all hungry patrons are well-fed, so we network with the best local restaurant vendors to provide delectable vegan options for all!
Home Bank was originally chartered in 1908 as Home Building and Loan. Today it is one of the nation’s most stable lending and financial institutions, building on the future by doing what’s right for our customers today. Personal banking has always been our trademark. That tradition will continue as we move forward with innovative banking options and new technology for our customers. With nine locations in Acadiana, three locations in Baton Rouge, four locations in New Orleans and six locations on the Northshore, we’re driving the economy, expanding opportunities and preparing for the future.
Since opening in 2002, NOLA Lending Group has rapidly grown to become one of the largest mortgage lenders in the area. We have accomplished this by providing our customers the best experience at the best price. Our commitment to our clients is that of honesty, loyalty and dependability as our business continues to grow – one referral at a time.
SIGMA ENGINEERS AND CONSTRUCTORS
SEC is a professional engineering firm that provides specifically tailored services to meet the needs of the North America’s oil, gas, and petrochemical industries.Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognized in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in executing various projects, developing strong relationships with our clients and providing innovative engineering solutions to all we serve.
Shaw Center for the Arts is home to the LSU Museum of Art, Manship Theatre, LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery, as well as Tsunami Sushi, Capital City Grill, Stroubes Seafood and Steaks, and PJ’s Coffee Shop. SCA is also a venue for all kinds of events: weddings, balls, meetings, conferences, fundraisers, fashion shows and more!
WHOLE FOODS MARKET
As a lifestyle grocery store, Whole Foods Market provides customers with the opportunity to individualize their needs by offering a diverse selection of natural and organic foods in addition to the latest health and body care products. While each store is unique and designed to meet the needs of the neighborhoods where we live and work, Whole Foods Market’s goal is to share enthusiasm for the freshest, healthiest, highest quality and most flavorful natural and organic foods with guests, from everyday value items to unique and specialty products.
WorkBox started as a Storage Container Rental company in 1997. Since then we have added the following services. Roll Off Construction Dumpsters as well as every item you could need for all your Portable Sanitation Solution. WORK BOX LLC is a unique company in the area because the products we offer, and we provide the best service in town.