New Orleans Events – Wednesday, June 28
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, June 28.
Wednesday, Jun. 28 – St. Tammany Fire Protection District 1 hold fire station and headquarters ground breaking ceremony, 10:00 a.m.
Location: 522 and 530 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA.
Wednesday, Jun. 28 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Office of Economic Development hosts 'Connecting to Customers: how to plug your business into the $7 Billion tourism economy for free,' 1:30 p.m.
Location: New Orleans East Hospital, 5620 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
LATER THIS WEEK
Thursday, Jun. 29 – Inauguration ceremony for Westwego elected officials, including Mayor Joe Peoples, Police Chief Dwayne Munch Sr., and Councilmembers Glenn Green, Johnny Nobles, Lisa Valence, Matthew Rivere, and Johnnie Lynn Thibodeux, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego, LA.
Friday, Jun. 30 – Sunday, Jul. 2 – 23rd annual ESSENCE Festival, celebrating black music and culture. Concert performers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome include Diana Ross, Mary J Blige, Chaka Khan, Chance the Rapper, India.Arie, Jazmine Sullivan, John Legend, Master P, Shaggy, Solange and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, while speakers at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center include author Iyanla Vanzant, Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, director Ava DuVernay and activist Rev. Al Sharpton.
Location: New Orleans, LA.