New Orleans Events – Wednesday, March 4

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, March 4.

 

UL – LAFAYETTE SCULPTURE — A large fleur-de-lis sculpture will be installed in the UL Lafayette Quadrangle, 9:30 a.m.

 

BOSSIER CITY POLICE – PROMOTION — Capt. Richard Broom-McGee will become the first African-American to hold the rank of deputy chief in the Bossier City Police Department during a promotion ceremony, 10:00 a.m., Bossier City Council Chambers at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, 620 Benton Rd.

 

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 Shreveport, 416 Travis St., Shreveport.

 

HEALTH CARE — The Save Health Care in Louisiana Alliance calls for a vote on accepting federal funding for Medicaid expansion in Louisiana, 12:30 p.m. Location: 3400 Florida (at Desire) at site of abandoned mental health clinic, New Orleans.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT — The legislature's Sexual Assault Working Group meets, 1:30 p.m. Location: State Capital, Senate Committee Room F, Baton Rouge.

 

NEW ORLEANS JOBS — Mayor Landrieu and City officials will announce plans to host an expo on Saturday, March 7, that will highlight a robust package of recreation and job opportunities available to New Orleans youth this summer, 2:15 p.m. Location: NORDC Headquarters, located at the Milne Boys Home, 5420 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.

 

FLOOD MAPS — Lafayette Consolidated Government and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a public meeting to review the preliminary flood maps, or FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Map), 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Heymann Center. 1373 S. College Rd., Lafayette.

 

 

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