New Orleans Events – Monday, August 15, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, August 15, 2016.



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Monday, Aug. 15 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards participates in Unified Command Group (UCG) briefing on the flooding impacting Louisiana, 7667 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, 9:00 a.m., before visits to flood-damaged areas at Lafayette Parish Emergency Preparedness, 800 S. Buchanan St., Lafayette, 12:00 p.m.; Abbeville Airport, 262 Jimmy C. Vorhoff Jr., Dr., Abbeville, LA, 1:15 p.m.; and 1404 Hangar Dr., New Iberia, LA, 2:15 p.m. Rescue efforts are continuing in the state of Louisiana after heavy rainfall caused major flooding, with Gov. Bel Edwards declaring a state of emergency Friday. Four people are believed to have been killed in the storm, with over 20,000 rescued from their homes. The neighboring states of Alabama and Mississippi are also experiencing severe weather, with several rivers overflowing.

Location: Baton Rouge, Lafayette

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Monday, Aug. 15 – City of New Orleans Audit Committee meeting, 9:00 a.m.

Location: 625 St. Joseph St., New Orleans.

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Monday, Aug. 15 – City of New Orleans Finance and Administration Committee meeting, 10:30 a.m.

Location: 625 St. Joseph St., New Orleans.


Monday, Aug. 15 – Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett, Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs Acting Director Ruth Ryder, and Department of Health and Human Services Early Childhood Division of Interagency and Special Initiatives Director Richard Gonzales participate in panel discussion at the 2016 Conference on Improving Data, Improving Outcomes, discussing a 'new $1 million investment from ED and HHS in the Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to implement the Pyramid Equity Project to provide technical assistance to early learning educators and ensure that the youngest learners are supported and nurtured,' 1:00 p.m.

Location: JW Marriott, 614 Canal St., New Orleans.


Monday, Aug. 15 – Thursday, Aug. 18 – Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Meeting.

Location: Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal St., New Orleans.



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