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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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July 15, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, NORDC Remind Residents that July is National Parks and Recreation Month

NEW ORLEANS –Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) remind all residents to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. NORDC is encouraging everyone to experience the power of the City’s parks and recreation opportunities and to take advantage of free superhero-themed activities across the city for patrons of all ages.

July 13, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Cantrell to Hold District B Community Meeting

NEW ORLEANS– On Thursday, July 14, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember LaToya Cantrell will host a community meeting in City Council District B to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2017 budgeting for outcomes process. Other City officials attending include deputy mayors, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison, New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Superintendent Tim McConnell, as well as other department and agency leaders.

 

July 13, 2016

City to Host Helicopter Rescue Swimmer Demonstration for Local Teen Emergency Response Academy

NEW ORLEANS – TODAY, the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP), the U.S. Coast Guard and other regional public safety agencies will host a special demonstration for its Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy. The U.S. Coast Guard will demonstrate its Helicopter Rescue Swimmer Program to the teens by lowering a trained crewmember and landing a helicopter at the Tulane University Lavin-Bernick Center Quad.

July 12, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Brossett to Hold District D Community Meeting

NEW ORLEANS– On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember Jared C. Brossett will host a community meeting in City Council District D to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2017 budgeting for outcomes process. Other City officials attending include deputy mayors, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison, New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Superintendent Tim McConnell, as well as other department and agency leaders.

July 12, 2016

Mayor Landrieu to Join U.S. Conference of Mayors at Interfaith Service in Dallas

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will travel to Dallas for the Interfaith Service to honor the lives of five slain police officers last week and show support for the Dallas community. Mayor Landrieu was invited by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and will join the leadership team of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) for this trip.

July 11, 2016

City Receives Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Continue to Support Community Health and Wellness in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that City of New Orleans has received a $700,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to continue support community health and wellness. This grant will fund a partnership between the City of New Orleans Health Department’s FIT NOLA initiative, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC), the New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation, Market Umbrella, Louisiana Public Health Institute and community wellness programs.

July 11, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Harrison Join New Orleans Faith Leaders, Police Officers and Hundreds of People for a "City United in Prayer Walk"

NEW ORLEANS – Yesterday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison joined New Orleans faith leaders and police officers in show of unity at a “City United in Prayer Walk” at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. In light of the recent shootings across the nation, including this past week in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas, a community of local pastors led hundreds of New Orleans citizens in a prayer vigil.

July 08, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Announces NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 12

NEW ORLEANS —Mayor Mitch Landrieu, along with the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA, today announced the start of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 12, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support. 

July 08, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Gray to Hold District E Community Meeting

NEW ORLEANS– On Monday, July 11, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember James Austin Gray II will host a community meeting in City Council District E to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2017 budgeting for outcomes process. Other City officials attending include deputy mayors, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison, New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Superintendent Tim McConnell, and other department and agency leaders.

July 08, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement. 

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