New Orleans Events – Monday, March 30
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, March 30.
VITTER – HEALTHCARE & SMALL BUSINESSES — U.S. Sen. David Vitter will hold a field hearing for the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship to examine hidden costs of federal regulations on small businesses and health care. U.S. Rep. Garret Graves will attend, 9:30 a.m. Location: East Baton Rouge Council Chambers, 222 St. Louis St., Baton Rouge.
CASSIDY – VETERANS — U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, will hold a media availability following a tour of the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center on Monday, 10:55 a.m., 510 East Stoner Ave., Shreveport.
INTERNATIONAL MAYORS — Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, will preside over the International Association of Francophone Mayors Annual Meeting, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Lafayette City Hall, 705 West University Ave., Lafayette.
WESTWEGO – CITY HALL — The City of Westwego breaks ground for a new City Hall, 10:30 a.m. Location: 1100 Fourth St. (corner of Fourth and West Dr.), Westwego.
BR PRESS CLUB — Robert Travis Scott, president of the Public Affairs Research Council, will address the Baton Rouge Press Club, 12:00 p.m. Location: Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, Iberville Room, 102 France St., Baton Rouge.
EDUCATION AID — The Louisiana Department of Education will host a panel discussion on Monday, March 30, at River Parishes Community College – Gonzales Campus to highlight and draw upon the best practices of schools and districts with the highest completion rates of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), 2:00 p.m. River Parishes Community College – Gonzales Campus, Multi-Purpose Room (Rm. 140), 925 West Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales.
ANIMAL CARE EXPO — Humane Society of the United States' educational conference and trade show for animal welfare professionals and volunteers. More than 70 workshops, exhibit hall, six daylong certificate courses, and the society's first national equine event, Honoring the Horse. About 2,500 attendees from animal shelters, rescue groups and animal care agencies from around the world are expected. Daylong. $1 million in grants to Louisiana organizations will be announced, 2:30 p.m. Location: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.