BRAC highlighting PPE Marketplace with tour on Tuesday


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Local leaders are touring the PPE Marketplace on Tuesday afternoon.

Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) President and CEO Adam Knapp and Lyons Specialty Co. CEO Hugh Raetzsch are joining U.S. Congressman Garret Graves at Lyons Specialty Co. located at 2800 Hwy 1 North in Port Allen.

The PPE Marketplace is “a purchasing collaborative between BRAC and Lyons Specialty Co to source and supply personal protective equipment at competitive rates to the Capital Region business community to aid local businesses in safely reopening,” according to BRAC.

Some of the items available through the PPE Marketplace are nitrile gloves, disposable 3-ply masks, alcohol wipes and hand sanitizer.

The tour is set to begin at 12:45 p.m.

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