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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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April 29, 2015

NORDC to Host International Jazz Day Program

NEW ORLEANS— The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) invites residents to an International Jazz Day program on Thursday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Treme Recreation Center, 900 N. Villere Street. The event will feature performances by New Creations Brass Band, NORDC Piano Program, The Yisrael Trio, N'iya, Lafayette Elementary and Middle School Band and Choir, and the Matthew Shilling Quartet.

April 28, 2015

Mayor, Sheriff & City Council Discuss May 2 Ballot Measure

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman and members of the New Orleans City Council to remind residents to vote on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in the upcoming special election to decide two important ballot measures.  

April 27, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Participate in POLITICO Magazine's What Works Event in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will participate in POLITICO Magazine’s What Works event at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. POLITICO Magazine’s What Works is a national series of conversations about the future of cities and how cities have reimagined themselves in the face of hardship. Mayor Landrieu will appear with Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Judith Rodin and will discuss what New Orleans has learned about reinvention and the building blocks of resiliency.

April 24, 2015

NORDC Movies in the Park Cancelled This Weekend Due to Inclement Weather

NEW ORLEANS— Due to inclement weather, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission’s (NORDC) Movies in the Park screening of “The Princess and the Frog” originally scheduled for April 24 at Hardin Playground, 2501 New Orleans St., has been cancelled.  A new date will be announced. Movies in the Park is an outdoor movie screening program for residents across the city. Movies in the Park is free and open to the public. 

April 23, 2015

City Recognizes 3 Local Businesses for Workplace Wellness Through Fit NOLA Initiative

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) recognized three local businesses and organizations through the Fit NOLA Business Certification program for achieving workplace wellness. There are three designation levels businesses can achieve through the program—the Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana received the Gold Award, and Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation and New Orleans Public Library received the Bronze.

April 22, 2015

City Issues Reminders in Advance of 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

NEW ORLEANS – With the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival set to open at the Fair Grounds Race Course on Friday, April 24, the City is reminding the public about the procedures and requirements for selling goods and public parking in the festival’s vicinity. This year’s festival dates are Friday, April 24 to Sunday, April 26 and Thursday, April 30 to Sunday, May 3.

April 22, 2015

NORDC Invites Residents to Earth Day Activities

NEW ORLEANS— The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) invites residents to an Earth Day Resource Fair and Panel Discussion on Wednesday, April 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Treme Recreation Center, 900 N. Villere Street. The free event is open to the public and hosted by the Outdoor Programs division of NORDC.

April 21, 2015

City Announces Transition of Lt. Col. Jerry Sneed

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced the transition of Lt. Col. Jerry Sneed USMC (Ret.) from his role as Deputy Mayor of Public Safety and Director of the City of New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) to advisor for the Orleans Parish Communications District (OPCD). 

April 20, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Mayor Landrieu to Celebrate Progress on Ending Veteran Homelessness

NEW ORLEANS – Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu and about 200 leaders from across government, industry and the non-profit sector to celebrate progress across the country on the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness and to recognize New Orleans for becoming the first major city in America to end veteran homelessness. 

April 20, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Releases Statement Five Years After BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released a statement five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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