Dysart Receives St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award

On Jan. 18, 2023, the St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards Dinner, which recognizes the people and businesses that went above and beyond for their Chamber and for their community last year. Fishman Haygood Partner Danny Dysart, who also serves as an assistant district attorney and felony trial prosecutor in St. Bernard Parish, was named Citizen of the Year. The award is given to an “outstanding member of St. Bernard Parish who selflessly gives back through their philanthropy and parish pride.”

Dysart serves as president of the St. Bernard Autism Awareness Krewe, a nonprofit whose mission is to identify and assist with the needs of St. Bernard families dealing with the daily struggle of caring for children, grandchildren, and other family members with Autism and other related conditions. Read more about these efforts.

He is also a current board member of the St. Bernard Bar Association, a volunteer with the League of Angels, and has served as a member of the Special Education Advisory Council for the St. Bernard Parish School District.

The St. Bernard Chamber is a professional business organization that represents and supports the local business community. Other awards included New Chamber Business of the Year, Community Involvement Business of the Year, and Chamber Member of the Year.

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