New Orleans Events – Wednesday, May 18, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, May 18, 2016.



Wednesday, May. 18 – Louisiana Senate Committee meetings, including Senate and Governmental Affairs, 8:00 a.m., Local and Municipal Affairs, 10:30 a.m. and Natural Resources, 12:00 p.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, May. 18 – New Orleans Chief Administrative Officer Andy Kopplin, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate, DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Director Rev. David Myers, and National Weather Service New Orleans's Frank Revitte participate hold a preparedness convening to highlight the importance of faith and community-based organizations in the city’s resilience strategy and build upon the ongoing Building Resilience with Diverse Communities engagement efforts, 11:00 a.m.

Location: University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans.


Wednesday, May. 18 – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate for Louisiana Foster Campbell makes announcement, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mississippi River Levee, Baton Rouge, LA.

In case of rain or inclement weather the event will be moved to the Old Governor's Mansion located at 502. N. Blvd., in Baton Rouge.


Wednesday, May. 18 – UnitedHealthcare and the New Orleans Saints host 'Get Fit' Youth Fitness Zone, to demonstrate the importance of physical activity and healthy nutrition, 1:30 p.m. Event features fitness equipment designed to give students a safe place to play and get active for at least 60 minutes a day, in an effort to help them increase their physical activity and fight childhood obesity.

Location: McDonogh #32 Literacy Charter School, 800 De Armas St., New Orleans.


Wednesday, May. 18 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appears on 'Ask the Governor' discussing Medicaid expansion with Louisiana Health Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Louisiana Radio Network, 10500 Coursey Blvd., Baton Rogue, LA.


Wednesday, May. 18 – New Orleans Police Department 2016 Spring Awards Medal Ceremony. Event speakers include NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison and City officials, 6:00 p.m.

Location: NOPD Training Academy, 2045 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans.


Wednesday, May. 18 – Friday, May. 20 – Barron's Top Independent Women Advisors Summit.

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.




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