New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Dec. 28
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Wednesday, Dec. 28 – Fourth Annual Holiday Awards Luncheon, hosted by National Urban League President and CEO and former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, and Urban League of Louisiana President and CEO Erika McConduit, 11:30 a.m. This year's honorees include Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Mayor-elect Sharon Weston Broome and Xavier University of New Orleans President Dr. C. Reynold Verret. The awards highlight and celebrate 'the achievements of individuals who show leadership by example to their fight for a better New Orleans and Louisiana.'
Location: Dooky Chase's Restaurant, 2300 Orleans Ave., New Orleans.
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Thursday, Dec. 29 – City of New Orleans Department of Public Works holds abandoned vehicle auction, 9:00 a.m.
Location: Almonaster Auto Pound, 10200 Almonaster Ave., New Orleans.
Friday, Dec. 30 – Allstate Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoff Foundation announce 'major' donation to Teach For America New Orleans, via press conference, 11:00 a.m.
Location: New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center, 850 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans.