New Orleans Events – Tuesday, August 25

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, August 25.


Aug. 25 – CITIZENS HONORED — Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator will honor Billy Jeter, of Shreveport, for rescuing a man from a burning vehicle with the Distinguished Citizen Medal and two deputies with the Medal of Merit for distinguishing themselves through outstanding service, 8:30 a.m. Location: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Re-entry Facility, 505 Travis St., Shreveport.

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Aug. 25-26 – KATRINA-EXHIBIT — The Louisiana National Guard Museum's Jackson Barracks is set to unveil a new exhibit on Hurricane Katrina. Media Preview, 10:00 a.m. Location: Jackson Barracks, 6400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans.


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Aug. 25 – NEW ORLEANS-SCHOOLS — The Recovery School District and Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School of Literature and Technology will celebrate the opening of the new Stuart R. Bradley building, 10:00 a.m. Location: 2401 Humanity St., New Orleans.


Aug. 25 – KATRINA – NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other stakeholders discuss its first ever Resilience Strategy, with an aim of becoming a global leader in urban resilience 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, 10:45 a.m. Location: Ashe PowerHouse Theater, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans.

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Aug. 25 – DRIVE SOBER — Louisiana Highway Safety Commission holds a press conference to discuss its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, 2:00 p.m. Location: Louisiana State Police Troop A, 17801 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge.


Aug. 25 – CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS — The Monumental Task Committee, an all-volunteer, non-political organization that has taken care of New Orleans monuments for over 25 years, hosts a public forum featuring historians and experts to discuss the issue of removing Confederate monuments, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Dr., New Orleans.




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