New Orleans Events – Thursday, April 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, April 2.


MINORITY MED STUDENTS — The Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the oldest and largest student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color, will host it 2015 Annual Medical Education Conference. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave.


ANIMAL CARE EXPO — Humane Society of the United States' educational conference and trade show for animal welfare professionals and volunteers concludes. 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. Location: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.


VITTER – FIELD HEARING — U.S. Sen. David Vitter and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hold a field hearing to examine the impact of tax regulations on small businesses and how to reduce tax burden for small businesses, 8:00 a.m. Location: Lafayette City Hall Council Chambers, 705 West University Ave., Lafayette.


NOPD RECRUITS — New Orleans Police graduate 27 recruits, 8:00 a.m. Location: Loyola University New Orleans, Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.


DRUG POLICY — A collection of drug policy stakeholders convene to chart a new course for Louisiana's drug policies, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.


CASSIDY – TOWN HALL — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will host town hall meetings in Jennings and Crowley.


— 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Jefferson Davis Parish Council on Aging, 210 S. State St., Jennings.


— 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers, Crowley Criminal Justice Building, 426 N. Avenue F (enter from 5th Street entrance), Crowley.




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