New Orleans Events – Wednesday, March 16, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – City of New Orleans begins demolition of former Lake Terrace Shopping Center in the Gentilly neighborhood. New Orleans District D City Council member Jared Brossett, New Orleans Department of Code Enforcement Director Chad Dyer, and Mayor Landrieu’s Senior Advisor for Economic Development Rebecca Conwell hold on-site availability to discuss the importance of the blight reduction effort, 8:45 a.m.
Location: Lake Terrace Shopping Center, 1532 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards delivers remarks at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Louisiana Chapter Conference, Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge 9:00 a.m.; and delivers keynote address at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) Annual Meeting, Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board Meeting, with agenda including: opening remarks from New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; Rain and Flood Event Update; CPRA Regional Update; Regional Flood Protection Update; 2016 State of the Coast Conference Update; 2016 Legislative Session Priorities; and Oil Spill/ NRDA/ Response/ RESTORE Act Public Comment Period, 9:30 a.m.
Location: City Park, 12 Magnolia Dr., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – New Orleans Saints and Pelicans join Lemonade Day Louisiana Co-Founder John Georges, Miss Louisiana USA 2016, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2016 and statewide business leaders and community partners announce the official kick-off of Lemonade Day Louisiana, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, 5100 Orleans Ave., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joins businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies celebrating National Consumer Protection Week, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Louisiana State University, 8100 US-71, Alexandria, LA.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Lafayette Consolidated Government elected officials and staff, and Festival International de Louisiane board members, staff and supporters hold event to officially open Festival season and get the community to 'fly the Festival flag' in support of the 30th anniversary of Festival International de Louisiane, 11:00 a.m.
Location: City Hall, 705 W. University Ave., Lafayette, LA.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District Board Meeting, 12:00 p.m.
Location: Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Mar. 16 – Students from Joseph Craig Elementary School displays posters that represent the health benefits of abstaining from smoking. The posters are judged at an awards ceremony and pizza party, part of national Kick Butts Day, 1:00 p.m.
Location: 1423 St. Philip St., New Orleans.