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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Landrieu, Walmart to break ground on store in Gentilly

September 09, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA—TOMORROW, September 10, 2013, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State officials and neighborhood leaders will join Walmart to break ground on the  new Walmart store located at the former Gentilly Woods Mall.

The addition of Walmart to the Gentilly neighborhood will bring an estimated 300 jobs to the area and revitalize economic retail development in the Chef Menteur Highway commercial corridor. The store is expected to open in fall 2014.

Walmart broke ground on a store in New Orleans East on April 29, 2013.

WHO:        Mayor Mitch Landrieu 
                   Walmart Representatives
                   District D Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell
                   City Officials
                   Louisiana State Legislature members
                   New Orleans Business Alliance representatives
                   New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) representatives
                   Neighborhood Leaders      

WHAT:      Walmart Gentilly Groundbreaking Ceremony

WHEN:      Tuesday, September 10, 2013 
                   Ceremony- 10:00 a.m.     

WHERE:    Former Gentilly Woods Mall Site
                    4301 Chef Menteur Highway
                    New Orleans, LA 70126

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