New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Oct. 18
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Court Watch NOLA release State of Orleans Parish Magistrate Court report card, with CWN executive director Simone Levine and project director Veronica Lam Bard discussing the findings and recommendations for the Orleans Parish Magistrate Court and the public agencies that work within the court, 8:30 a.m.
Location: Orleans Parish Magistrate Court, Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority meeting, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Belle Chasse Auditorium, 8398 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, LA.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Health Department (NOHD), local public safety agencies, along with community partners hold a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic, 1:40 p.m. This roundtable is followed by a press conference to officially release a comprehensive plan to address opioid addiction and overdose in New Orleans.
Location: University Medical Center Conference Center, 2000 Canal St., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Friday, Oct. 20 – Equal Employment Advisory Council 2017 Fall Compliance Conference.
Location: New Orleans, LA
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Saturday, Oct. 21 – Transcultural Nursing Society Annual Conference.
Location: Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., New Orleans, LA
LATER THIS WEEK
Thursday, Oct. 19 – Annual Kickin' Parkinson’s Fundraiser, featuring live music, food served by more than 25 local restaurants, a silent auction, and guests from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Stone Creek Club & Spa, 1201 Ochsner Blvd., Covington, LA.
Thursday, Oct. 19 – Saturday, Oct. 21 – Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit – International convention and exposition dedicated to fruit, vegetables, and floral.
Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 22 – IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA.