New Orleans Events – Monday, October 10, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, October 10, 2016.



Monday, Oct. 10 – Columbus Day, celebrating Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas in 1492. Financial markets remain open. Presidential Proclamation calls on Americans to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities, and directs that the Stars and Stripes be displayed on all public buildings 'in honor of the U.S.' diverse history and all those who have contributed to shaping the nation.'


Monday, Oct. 10 – Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Delgado Community College hosts its third annual Technical Skills Expo, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Delgado Community College Jefferson Parish Campus, 5200 Blair Dr., Metairie, LA.


Monday, Oct. 10 – New Orleans Fire Department joins the National Fire Protection Association, American Red Cross and Louisiana State Fire Marshal to inform local residents about checking smoke alarm expiration dates with its 2016 campaign of 'Don’t Wait, Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,' 10:00 a.m.

Location: Fire Headquarters, 317 Decatur St., New Orleans.


Monday, Oct. 10 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu attends graduation of the tenth cohort of the STRIVE New Orleans Program, which seeks to connect disadvantaged jobseekers to employment opportunities by providing workforce case management, foundational skills training and supportive services, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hyatt Regency, Elite Exhibit Hall, 601 Loyola Ave. New Orleans.


Monday, Oct. 10 – New Orleans Redevelopment Authority Board of Commissioners regular board meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Location: 1409 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans.



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