New Orleans Events – Friday, October 30, 2015
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, October 30.
Oct. 30 – The Louisiana National Guard present Capt. Andrew Gremillion with the Soldier's Medal, the highest non-combat award, 1:00 p.m. In February 2014, Gremillion saved a person from a submerged vehicle in a canal. The act justifying the award of the medal must entail a personal risk or hazard and the personal choice of risk of their life for another. Location: Armed Forces Reserve Center, 8110 Innovation Park Dr., Baton Rouge, LA. www.geauxguard.com
Oct. 30 – Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate Republican Senator David Vitter hosts 'Together, Louisiana Strong' Rally building support for the upcoming election, 1:00 p.m. State Treasurer John Kennedy, State Senator Elbert Guillory and State Representatives Valarie Hodges and Nancy Landry are also in attendance. Location: 2572 Citiplace Court, Baton Rouge, LA. www.davidvitter.com
Oct. 30 – The City of Lafayette hosts a night of Halloween-themed games, hay rides, food and a costume contest, 6:00 p.m. Location: Girard Park; 500 Girard Park Dr., Lafayette, LA.
Oct. 30 – 2015 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, 17th annual music festival headlined by Florence + The Machine and Jack U (Friday); Ozzy Osbourne featuring Geezer Butler, Tom Morello and Slash (Saturday); and Zac Brown Band and deadmau5 (Sunday) runs through Sunday, Nov. 1. Other performers include Modest Mouse, Alesso, Jane's Addiction, Santigold, Duke Dumont, Chance The Rapper, Eric Prydz, Slightly Stoopid and Third Eye Blind. Location: City Park, New Orleans.
Nov. 1 – itSMF USA Fusion conference and exposition, bringing together service management industry experts and presenting insights on ITSM best practices, innovative new strategies, and real world results, runs through Wednesday, Nov. 4. Jointly hosted by itSMF USA and HDI. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.