Six Flags

The Rise and Demise of Six Flags New Orleans

You might see a curious scene while driving westbound on Interstate 10 in New Orleans. In the distance, on 140 acres of land, looms the hulking remains of a time long gone. What you see from the interstate is the top of the rusted Mega Zeph rollercoaster peeking through the overgrowth of trees and weeds. Nature has returned to this …

The Axeman of New Orleans

Fear The Axeman of New Orleans

The early hours of Thursday, May 23, 1918, cling to your skin. Your body pushes against the heavy, muggy air, and beads of sweat surface on your brow. This morning, like many others in New Orleans, is uncomfortable, humid, and all-encompassing. The street you’re walking down is mostly empty, save for a few stragglers. The street lamps make shadows of …

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24 Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas from the Pelican Family

Pelican’s annual Halloween celebration, Boo Bash, is one of the most anticipated days of the year for Pelican team members. It’s jam-packed with fun games, delicious food, creative costumes, and creative pumpkin decorating ideas galore. We don’t just carve pumpkins here at Pelican. Pumpkins are meticulously crafted, painted, stacked, and much more to bring the vision of their creators to …

pelican member story

Pelican Member Story: Swantje Harvey

Here at Pelican, our members are our number one priority. Our goal is to make a difference in the lives of our members, and that’s why we view each and every one of them as part of the family. One thing that brings us so much joy is hearing heart-warming stories and comments from our members about how Pelican truly …

perfect selfie

How to Take the Perfect Selfie

Pictures have been a part of our culture for centuries and continue to help record history. The selfie, though, has quickly become the most popular type of photo to capture. Selfies are for all ages and can be extremely fun to take, but taking the perfect selfie requires some strategy. My name is Brandon Foster and I’m a Business Development …

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A Profound Impact: How Dale Carnegie Changed Pelican

Pelican State Credit Union proudly operates with a family-like culture. Team members care about one another to an extent that is not common in the average workplace—because Pelican IS NOT the average workplace! “How can we take our company to the next level?” questioned Pelican’s CEO Jeffrey K. Conrad. Even for a company already meeting its goals with a workplace …