STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY The Arlene Meraux River Observation Center

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  • Envisioning the Future of St. Bernard

Meraux Foundation Program Areas


St. Bernard is a close, tight-knit community, and we take advantage of opportunities to get together to celebrate milestones or just swap stories. The Meraux Foundation carries on that Parish...{ Read More }

Special Projects

There is abundant potential in our community. The Meraux Foundation is implementing innovative programs to make the most of our assets, and move toward becoming the best St. Bernard we...{ Read More }

Land Gifts

The Meraux Foundation’s land gifts and projects are part of a dynamic strategy to ensure that the development of the Foundation’s vast land holdings have lasting improvements to various aspects...{ Read More }


To lend a helping hand to the next generation of the St. Bernard community, the Meraux Foundation has given more than 500 scholarships worth more than $1.4 million. The Foundation...{ Read More }

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Startup St. Bernard Winner Announced

40 ARPENT BREWING WINS STARTUP ST. BERNARD COMPETITION PRESENTED BY THE MERAUX FOUNDATION Entrepreneur Takes Home $110K Prize Package  Judges announced 40 Arpent Brewing Co. the winner of the first annual Startup St....{ Read More }

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Startup St. Bernard Finalists and Judges Announced

Entrepreneurs Compete for a $110K Prize Package at Live Public Event on March 23 Organizers of Startup St. Bernard announced the five finalists who will go on to compete for...{ Read More }


Letter from the President: Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Dear Friends, In addition to February being a time for Carnival and King Cakes, this month is also the time of year we celebrate Valentine’s Day – a day of...{ Read More }

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