New Orleans Events – Thursday, May 14

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, May 14.

 

NEW FLIGHTS — Vacation Express celebrates new non-stop flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic through Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 8:00 a.m. Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport, 900 Airline Dr., Kenner.

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BESE – COMMITTEE — The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's Superintendents' Advisory Council meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, The Iowa Room, 1201 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge.

 

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AEROSPACE DAY — NASA hosts Louisiana Aerospace Day, with exhibits and a signing ceremony marking the renewal of an agreement in support of the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility, 10:20 a.m. Location: State Capitol, Rotunda, Baton Rouge.

 

LOUISIANA CITIZENS – COMMITTEES — The committees of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. meet.

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—10:30 a.m. Finance Committee. Location: Department of Insurance, 1702 N. Third St., Hearing Room, Baton Rouge.

 

— 11:30 a.m. Audit Committee. Location: Department of Insurance, 1702 N. Third St., Hearing Room, Baton Rouge.

 

— 12:00 p.m. Compensation Committee. Location: Department of Insurance, Hearing Room, 1702 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

 

AEROSPACE DAY II — Astronaut Rick Mastracchio and NASA team members visit students to discuss space exploration and the importance of education, 12:30 p.m. Location: Scotlandville Magnet High School, 9870 Scotland Ave., Baton Rouge.

 

LOUISIANA CITIZENS – BOARD — The Board of Directors for the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. meets, 1:00 p.m. Location: Department of Insurance, Hearing Room, 1702 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.

 

LAKE CHARLES – CRIME STATS — Lake Charles Police Chief Don Dixon will hold a press conference to discuss the 2014 crime stats, 1:00 p.m. Location: Police Department, Squad Room, 830 Enterprise Blvd., Lake Charles.

 

STATE POLICE – AWARDS — Louisiana State Police holds its annual awards ceremony, 1:30 p.m. Location: State police training academy, auditorium, 7901 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge.

 

SU SYSTEM — The Southern University System president/chancellor search committee meets, 4:00 p.m. Location: Southern University, Board of Supervisors' meeting room, 2nd floor, J.S. Clark Administration Building, Baton Rouge.

 

POLICE MEMORIAL — The Lafayette Police Department will host a police memorial ceremony. Police motorcade from department headquarters, 5:30 p.m. Ceremony, 6:00 p.m. Location: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 400 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette.

 

STATE POLICE – POLICE MEMORIAL — Louisiana State Police will honor men and women who died in the line of duty, 6:00 p.m. Location: State police headquarters, 7919 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge.

 

SOUTH LOUISIANA CC – COMMENCEMENT — Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, a candidate for governor, will deliver the commencement address at the South Louisiana Community College spring graduation, 6:00 p.m. Location: Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette.

 

LSU COMMENCEMENT — LSU alumnus and Whole Foods Market Chairman of the Board John Elstrott will deliver the address at LSU's main commencement ceremony, 7:00 p.m. Location: LSU, Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge.

 

 

 

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