New Orleans Events – Thursday, March 26
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, March 26.
BOARD OF REGENTS – STAKEHOLDER TOUR — The Louisiana Board of Regents holds a stakeholder engagement tour, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Pennington Conference Center, Auditorium, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge.
NATIONAL GUARDSMAN-FUNERAL — Funeral services for Louisiana National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Lance J. Bergeron, who was killed in a March 10 helicopter crash in Florida, 10:00 a.m. Location: Woodland Park Baptist Church, 1909 J.W. Davis Drive, Hammond.
CRIMESTOPPERS — Crimestoppers of the Greater New Orleans Area and River Region hold a press conference with 10-year-old Savannah Solis, of Tyler Texas, to accept the "Savannah Challenge" and thank law enforcement, 10:30 a.m. Location: New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans.
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY SYSTEM — The Southern University System Board of Supervisors holds a retreat, 1:00 p.m. Location: Southern University, A.W. Mumford Field House, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge.
LSU BASEBALL — Media availability with LSU players and coaches, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field, in front of 1st Base dugout.
NATIONAL GUARDSMAN – FUNERAL — Funeral services for Louisiana National Guardsman Chief Warrant Officer 4 George David Strother, who was killed in a March 10 helicopter crash in Florida, 4:00 p.m. Location: Alexandria Riverfront Convention Center, Alexandria.
NEW ORLEANS MAKERSPACE — IDIYA-New Orleans Makerspace grand opening, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: 2705 S. Broad St., near Washington Ave., New Orleans.