New Orleans Events – Thursday, May 21
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, May 21.
LEVEE BOARD MEETING — Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East holds monthly board meeting, 9:30 a.m. Location: Orleans Levee District Franklin Administrative Complex, 6920 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.
MEMORIAL DAY – KENNER — The City of Kenner holds a Memorial Day ceremony, 10:00 a.m. Location: Veterans Park, 1801 Williams Blvd., Kenner.
HOSPITAL GROUNDBREAKING — A ground-breaking ceremony for a new Riverside Hospital location, 10:30 a.m. Location: 13 Heyman Ln., Alexandria.
POLICY LUNCHEON — Leaders with Vision hold monthly public policy luncheon. This month the topic, "Is there equality in the Louisiana criminal justice system?" will be discussed, 11:00 a.m. Location: Drusilla Place, Audubon Room, 3482 Drusilla Ln., Baton Rouge.
CADDO SHERIFF – SCHOLARSHIP — Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator will hold a news conference to present a $500 academic scholarship to a high school recipient, 1:00 p.m. Location: Sheriff's Office, 7th Fl., Government Plaza, 505 Travis St., Shreveport.
HISTORIC ARMOIRE — The Louisiana State Museum will unveil its newest addition to its collection, an American Gothic Revival armoire donated by New Orleans' M.S. Rau Antiques. The armoire was destined for the White House until Henry Clay lost the presidential election in 1844 to James K. Polk, 1:30 p.m. Location: The Cabildo, 3rd Fl., 701 Chartres St., Jackson Square, New Orleans.