New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Jan. 21
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Jan. 21.
EDUCATION CONFERENCE — Communities in Schools will hold its Leadership Town Hall through Friday, 8:00 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.
TRAVEL CONFERENCE — Nearly 3,600 travel professionals meet for Travel Exchange, a business-building convention and the industry's premier show, 8:00 a.m. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.
JUMP START — Jump Start, the state's new career development program, convenes to discuss the program and its successes, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Superintendent John White will deliver remarks during the opening session, 8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Location: Baton Rouge River Center, 275 South River Rd., Baton Rouge.
SPECIAL EDUCATION — The Special Education Advisory Panel meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Bldg., Room 1-36, Thomas Jefferson Room, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.
JINDALS’ MARDI GRAS — Gov. Bobby Jindal and First Lady Supriya Jindal hosts the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians' queen and princesses, 9:00 a.m. Photo Opportunity Only. Location: Governor's Mansion, 1001 Capitol Access Rd., Baton Rouge.
COASTAL RESTORATION — The Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority Board meets, 9:30 a.m. Location: Louisiana State Capitol, House Committee Room 6, 900 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.
CAMP MINDEN – PETITION — Environmental groups will deliver a petition to the state Department of Environmental Quality regarding the disposal of explosives at Camp Minden, 10:30 a.m. Location: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, 602 North Fifth St., Baton Rouge.
MOSSVILLE HISTORY — The Imperial Calcasieu Museum will hold a news conference to launch the Mossville History Project and announce the first series of oral history days for Mossville residents, 12:00 p.m. Location: 204 W. Sallier St., Lake Charles.
CITIZENS UNITED — The New Orleans Anti-Corruption Coalition will lead a rally to mark the 5th Anniversary of Citizens United — the Supreme Court ruling that restructured campaign finance, 5:30 p.m. Location: One Shell Square, 701 Poydras St., New Orleans.