New Orleans Events – Monday, March 2
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, March 2.
PRO VOLLEYBALL — A press conference announcing City of Kenner as venue for 2015 AVP Pro Volleyball Tour, which begins May 21-24, 11:45 a.m. Location: Coconut Beach, 100 Coconut Beach Court (left off Williams at Joe Yenni -formerly Sunset-; block up and to your right, Kenner.
BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB — Joseph Rallo, the Louisiana commissioner of higher education, to speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club. Rallo will discuss how the state's public universities and colleges will cope with upcoming funding cuts, 11:30 a.m. Location: Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, 102 France St., Baton Rouge.
VITTER – LEADERSHIP — U.S. Sen. David Vitter hosts a leadership forum to discuss developing an action plan to keep Louisiana as a national leader in energy production, 11:00 a.m. Location: Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise, 537 Cajundome Blvd., Ste. 209, Lafayette.
VITTER – FORUM — U.S. Sen. David Vitter and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship holds a field hearing to discuss the role of small business in supporting America's energy renaissance and local economic growth. Rep. Charles Boustany will also attend, 12:30 p.m. Location: Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, 1015 Pithon St., Lake Charles.
FLOOD PROTECTION — The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East holds a special board meeting, 1:00 p.m. Location: Orleans Levee District, Franklin Administrative Complex, 6920 Franklin Ave., Meeting Room 201, New Orleans.