New Orleans Events – Wednesday, April 15

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, April 15.


BGR BREAKFAST – ORLEANS SCHOOL BOARD SUPERINTENDENT — BGR Breakfast Briefing with Henderon Lewis Jr., the New Orleans Parish Schools Superintendent, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Location: Iberia Bank, Pan American Life Center, 601 Poydras St., Atrium, 20th Floor, New Orleans.

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TIRE EXPO — North American Tire and Retread Expo, billed as a national first. Location: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Website:


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—8:30 a.m. Ribbon-cutting with New Orleans Deputy Mayor and CAO Andy Kopplin. Hall F Lobby.


—10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves signs autographs at Firestone Racing Tires booth.

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BESE MEETS — The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, 1201 North Third St., Baton Rouge.


SHRIMP TASK FORCE — The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force's subcommittee meets, 10:00 a.m. Location: Terrebonne Council Meeting Room, 8026 Main St., Houma.


JEFFERSON SCHOOLS — Jefferson Parish School Board to announce selection of the next superintendent of its public school system, 11:00 a.m. Location: Jefferson Parish Public School System, Administration Building boardroom, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.


TAX DAY RALLY — Anti-corruption advocates with Represent New Orleans will stage a rally as part of Representation Day, a national day of action to mark Tax Day, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Lafayette Square, New Orleans.



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