New Orleans Events – Thursday, July 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, July 28, 2016.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Buffalo Soldiers 150th anniversary celebration press conferences to be held at the Steps of New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, 10:00 a.m.; Historic St. James A.M.E Church 222 N. Roman St., New Orleans, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy hosts town hall meeting in Avoyelles Parish, 512 N. Main St., Marksville, LA, 10:00 a.m.; and addresses Central Louisiana Chamber monthly luncheon, Country Inn and Suites, 2727 Monroe Hwy., Pineville, LA, 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Port of New Orleans July board meeting, 11:00 a.m.
Location: 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – New Orleans City Council Public Works, Sanitation, and Environment Committee meeting, 1:30 p.m.
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall, 1300 Perdido St, New Orleans.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Vigil ceremony in Baton Rouge, LA, honoring law enforcement officers Montrell Jackson, Matthew Gerald, and Brad Garafola, shot dead July 17 amid unrest following the police shooting of Alton Sterling two weeks earlier. Vice President Joe Biden, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards deliver remarks. Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden attends, 2:00 p.m. Following the vigil, the Second Couple meet privately with the families of the fallen police officers and those who were injured.
Location: Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge, LA.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Orleans Parish School Board unification community meeting, to discuss next steps for developing the Unification Transition Plan, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Franklin Ave. Baptist Church, 2515 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.
Thursday, Jul. 28 – Hillary for America host Democratic National Convention watch party, 7:30 p.m.
Location: 4706 Paris Ave., New Orleans.