New Orleans Events – Tuesday, September 29

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, September 29.



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Sept. 29 – A new airline that is New Orleans-owned and based is unveiled. The CEO of the airline announces a new nonstop service to multiple cities from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 8:00 a.m.  Location: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 900 Airline Dr., Kenner.


Sept. 29 – Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club luncheon, with former Pro Bowler Michael Lewis, voice of the Tigers Jim Hawthorne and Zurich Classic CEO Steve Worthy, 12:00 p.m. Location: The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans.

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Sept. 29 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu launches 'Build NOLA', a training program to prepare local, small and disadvantaged businesses to compete for large-scale public and private contracts, 2:00 p.m. The program will expand the city’s pool of competitive and qualified bidders, and maximize contracting opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Location: H. Giles Martin Hall, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave, New Orleans.


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Sept. 29 – Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on healthcare – Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on healthcare, hosted by the Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone – Louisiana. Moderated by Dr. Corey Hebert, 6:00 p.m. Location: Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans,


Sept. 29 – Louisiana Humanities Center hosts inaugural reading from Louisiana Poet Laureate Dr. Peter Cooley, 6:30 p.m. Location: 938 Lafayette St., New Orleans.


Sept. 29 – Jerry Lee Lewis celebrates 80th birthday – American singer-songwriter best known for songs including 'Great Balls of Fire', 'Me and Bobby McGee' and 'High School Confidential'. Lewis has scored multiple gold records in both the rock and country genres, won several GRAMMY awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. His personal life has also been well publicized, and he has been married seven times, first at the age of 14, and most notoriously to his cousin Myra Gale Brown, when she was 13 and he was 22. Location: TBD


Sept. 29 – Louisiana Governor's Safety and Health Conference – Day two speakers include Louisiana Chemical Association President Dan Borne, Alliance Safety Council President and CEO Kathy Trahan, and wellness expert Dr. David Barczyk. Location: Crowne Plaza, Baton Rouge, LA




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