New Orleans Events – Wednesday, August 26

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, August 26.

 

Aug. 26 – NASA – SMALL BUSINESSES — NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will host a small business forum in conjunction with the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility, 13800 Old Gentilly Rd., New Orleans.

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Aug. 26-29 – URBAN LEAGUE-KATRINA — The Urban League of Greater New Orleans, with the National Urban League, convenes experts to discuss post-Katrina New Orleans and commemorate the storm's 10th anniversary, 8:30 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.

 

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Aug. 26 – BOARD OF REGENTS — The Louisiana Board of Regents' board development directors' desk training meets, 9:30 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, 1201 N. 3rd St., Board Conference Room, Baton Rouge.

 

— Various committees of the board meets, 10:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, 1201 N. 3rd St., Louisiana Purchase Room, Baton Rouge.

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— Full board meets. 11:20 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, 1201 N. 3rd St., Louisiana Purchase Room, Baton Rouge.

 

Aug. 26 – SAVE THE CHILDREN — Save The Children holds event to show how to help children prepare for disaster through cheers, activities and games, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Kingsley House Main Campus at 1600 Constance St. in New Orleans.

 

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

 

Aug. 26 – NEW SCHOOL — The Recovery School District, Lafayette Academy and KIPP Believe College Prep celebrate the opening of the new Paul L. Dunbar building, 10:00 a.m. Location: 9330 Forshey St., New Orleans.

 

Aug. 26 – KATRINA – DAY OF SERVICE — Volunteers for the K10 Citywide Day of Service will gather at Walmart supercenter drop-off locations to pick up supplies for the service day on Aug. 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Walmart Supercenter, 4301 Chef Menteur Highway and Walmart Supercenter, 1901 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans.

 

Aug. 26 – CASSIDY EVENTS — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will attend two events.

 

— 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. He will address West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Location: Addis Community Center, 7520 Louisiana Highway 1, Addis.

 

— 2:25 p.m. He will visit a Habitat for Humanity house building site. Location: Madison Avenue at Adams Avenue, North Baton Rouge.

 

Aug. 26 – KATRINA – SCALISE — U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise will host a press conference to unveil a Hurricane Katrina multimedia exhibit, 1:30 p.m. Location: Port of New Orleans, 1100 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans.

 

Aug. 26 – U.S. REP. JOHN FLEMING — Congressman John Fleming will take part in the following events.

 

— 2:00 p.m. Ville Platte Town Hall. Location: Ville Platte City Hall, 126 Main Street, Ville Platte.

 

— 4:00 p.m. Eunice Town Hall. Location: Eunice City Hall, 300 South 2nd Street, Eunice.

 

Aug. 26 – NEW HOSPITAL — University Medical Center New Orleans hosts a grand opening press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new facility. Gov. Bobby Jindal to attend, 2:30 p.m. Location: UMC New Orleans, 2000 Canal St., Conference Center, First floor, opposite Patient Tower 2 (Green Tower), New Orleans.

 

Aug. 26 – URBAN YOUTH – KATRINA — New Orleans City Councilman Jared Brossett and the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy co-hosts a commemoration of the establishment of the academy in New Orleans as the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina nears, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: MLB Urban Youth Academy, Wesley Barrow Stadium, Pontchartrain Park, 6500 Press Dr., New Orleans.

 

 

 

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