New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Jan. 14

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Jan. 14.


BESE — The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, Room 1-100, The Louisiana Purchase Room, 1201 North Third St., Baton Rouge.


RACING TEAM — Chip Ganassi Racing Teams scheduled to test at NOLA Motorsports Park, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Drivers available 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Location: NOLA Motorsports Park, 11075 Nicolle Blvd., Avondale.


OIL & GAS – STATE OF THE INDUSTRY — The Louisiana Oil & Gas Association will hold its annual State of the Industry speaking tour featuring President Don Briggs. He will discuss the impact that the drop in oil prices could have on Louisiana and the workforce, 11:00 a.m. Location: The Petroleum Club of Lafayette, 111 Heyman Blvd., Lafayette.


CONSERVATION GRANTS — USDA's National Resources Conservation Service announces grants for a new program to help farmers and ranchers conserve and sustain working lands, 1:30 p.m. Location: Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry atrium, 5825 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge.


SMOKING ORDINANCE — New Orleans District "B'' Councilmember LaToya Cantrell and District "A'' Councilmember Susan Guidry will hold a town hall meeting in the City Council Chamber to receive public comment on a proposed smoke-free ordinance,” 5:00 p.m. Location: 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.



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