The Advocate and Cox Business are partnering on a new program in October that will spotlight minority-owned businesses that are dealing with the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Plans are to highlight the successes of two businesses each through articles in The Advocate in Baton Rouge and in Acadiana and The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate and in commercial spots on Cox in all three metro markets.
Judi Terzotis, publisher of the newspapers, said the program will continue the publications’ mission to help the communities it operates in.
“So many businesses are suffering due to the impact of COVID-19. We want to shine a light on local small businesses in the hopes of helping them generate more customers and sales,” she said. “We’ve proven over and over that in south Louisiana, if we lock arms, we can get through the most difficult times. This partnership allows us to