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Blood Drive, Special Mass Held For Second-Line Shooting Victims

WWL4 – May 22, 2013

Friends and strangers rallied in support of the victims of the Mother’s Day Second Line shooting. United in one mission, people showed up to donate blood while others turned to the power of prayer in hopes of achieving peace… read more

Special Mass, Blood Drive Held For Shooting Victims

Fox 8 – May 29, 2013

Each person, in their own way, was affected by what happened. Now, they are giving back to a community desperate to stop the violence… read more

Frenchmen St. Blood Drive For Victims of Mother’s Day Shooting

NOLA Defender – January 3rd, 2015

Two enormous bloodmobiles — one in neon chartreuse, the other, well, blood-red — stretched down Frenchmen Street from the Apple Barrel to the Spotted Cat this afternoon. The event was called “Frenchmen Street: Roll Up Your Sleeves,” and it was a replacement blood drive for the 19 victims of the Mother’s Day second line shooting in the 7th Ward… read more

Blood Drive Gets Citizens Pumped to Help Shooting Victims

NOLA Defender – May 22, 2013

The horrific Mother’s Day shooting left 19 people injured, some severely. In an effort to help the victims, folks can head to the Arts Market, near the Spotted Cat, (623 Frenchmen Street) at today’s Blood Drive… read more

No Mo’ Medical Blues

Gambit Weekly – May 12, 1998

A new program at LSU Medical Center will enable musical treasures like Adams to get comprehensive health care – faster – from volunteer doctors and nurse practitioners. The new program is called the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic.. read more

New Orleans Musicians’ Health Clinic On Life Support After Funds Cut

CitiBusiness – January 10, 2005

The saga of how founding partner, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, cuts the cord… read more

Keeping The Music Alive

Hippocrates: Health and Medicine for Physicians – November 1998

Dr. Cathi Fontenot,medical director of the LSU Healthcare Network, donates one day a week to running a primary care clinic for musicians, the only one of its kind in the country. She’s doing her part to keep the New Orleans sound alive… read more

Healing For The Music Force

Brooklyn Daily Challenge – May 27, 1999

The NOMC’s sold out benefit cd, Get You A Healin’,features musicians such as Dr. John and The Funky Meters, performing funky, health- related tunes…read more
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Awards for NOMC

 

icon-ribbon 2016 | Life City Green Games Award, Presented for Emerging Leadership
icon-ribbon 2014 | Urban Wealth Award for Outstanding Community Partnership
2011 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2010 | N.A.D.A. Award for “Helping Louisiana Listen To The Music,” Honorary Recipient: Bethany Bultman
2010 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2008 | Tobacco Free Living Award, Outstanding Tobacco Prevention and Control Advocate
icon-ribbon 2007 | New Orleans City Council, Special Recognition
icon-ribbon 2007 | Big Easy Music Awards, Special Recognition
2006 | Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Community Support Award
2006 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, For Keepin’ Music Alive
2006 | Arts Council of New Orleans, Mayor’s Arts Award
2004 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Mayor’s Music Champion Award
icon-ribbon 2004 | Jazz Journalists Association, “A” Team Award for Advocates, Altruists, Aiders and Abettors
2002 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Heartbeat Award
icon-ribbon 2000 | The State of Louisiana, Special Recognition for founding the First Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic for Musicians in the US
1998 | Pfizer Award for Excellence in Research, Education, and Patient Care

 

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