New Orleans Events – Tuesday, Aug. 8

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, Aug. 8.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – Lamar Advertising: Q2 2017 Earning conference call/ webcast, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – Albemarle Corp: Q2 2017 Earning conference call/ webcast, 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – Entergy Corp: Q3 2017 Ex-dividend date
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – New Orleans City Planning Operational meeting, 12:30 p.m.
Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – New Orleans City Council hold a special meeting to address the recent rain event and flooding, 1:00 p.m.
Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the New Orleans Association of Black Journalists (NOABJ) hold a town hall forum to discuss reforms since Hurricane Katrina, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Xavier University of Louisiana, 7525 Dixon St., New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – St. Tammany Parish Government holds a town hall meeting with Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Joey Strickland, 6:00 p.m.
Location: St. Tammany Parish Government, 21490 Koop Dr., Mandeville, LA.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – The St. Bernard Parish Planning Commission hold a public question and answer session, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Val Riess Sports Complex, 1101 Magistrate St., Chalmette, LA.
Tuesday, Aug. 8 – Saturday, Aug. 12 – Vietnam Veterans of America National Convention.
Location: New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal St., New Orleans, LA.

Wednesday, Aug. 9 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development hosts 2017 3rd Quarter Business Information Session, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Aug. 9 – Sunday, Aug. 13 – National Association of Black Journalists/ National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention & Career Fair, including Salute to Excellence Awards Gala. Speakers include Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, CBS “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson, actress Rashida Jones, former NBA player and sports commentator Charles Barkley and NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter.
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, Aug. 10 – Saturday, Aug. 12 – NACC National Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference.
Location: The Roosevelt New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

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