New Orleans Events – Friday, July 28

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, July 28.



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Friday, Jul. 28 – Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Workforce Commission host a Workforce Summit to help providers who deliver services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and the aging population, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Louisiana Department of Health’s Bienville Building, 628 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA.

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Friday, Jul. 28 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu breaks ground on $3.8 million Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Michoud Boulevard, New Orleans, LA.

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Friday, Jul. 28 – Jefferson Parish receives the Louisiana Lt. Governor’s Beautification Award for its 'ongoing efforts to maintain a clean and beautiful community.' The award will be presented by Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser during the Louisiana Municipal Association’s 80th Conference.

Location: Shreveport Convention Center, State Route 173, Shreveport, LA.


Friday, Jul. 28 – Tuesday, Aug. 1 – Annual National Association of Real Estate Brokers Convention focusing on “increased black home-ownership.” Speakers include Democratic Reps. Cedric Richmond and Emanuel Cleaver, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt and National Urban League President Marc Morial.

Location: InterContinental Hotel, 444 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA.



Saturday, Jul. 29 – National Association of Real Estate Brokers' Community Wealth Building Day, 9:30 a.m.

Location: Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – City of New Orleans’ Youth Study Center hosts a job fair, 10:00 a.m.

Location: 1100 Milton St., New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – 'Put Housing First Rally' hosted by Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance, as part of the National Low Income Housing Coalition's 'Our Homes, Our Voices' week of action, with events and activities held across the country to call for increased federal investments in affordable housing and community development.

Location: New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – Tuesday, Aug. 1 – Disabled American Veterans 2017 National Convention, including presentation of Employment Awards. Speakers include Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin, plus a video message from NFL Hall of Famer and DAV Ambassador LaDanian Tomlinson

Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA.


Sunday, Jul. 30 – Wednesday, Aug. 2 – Annual NEI Radiation Protection Forum

Location: Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA.


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