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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Press Releases: 2017

September 18, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, National Basketball Players Association Award First-Ever Midnight Basketball Scholarships to Participants

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Mayor Landrieu and the National Basketball Players Association Foundation (NBPA Foundation) presented the first round of Midnight Basketball scholarships to three Season 15 participants at the final game of the season. The scholarships will assist recipients with improving job readiness and educational advancement.

September 15, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Through Traffic to Close at Intersections of Conti and Bienville Streets at Bourbon Street

NEW ORLEANS — On Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., the City of New Orleans’ construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC, will temporarily close through traffic on Bienville Street at the intersection of Bourbon Street. The closure will allow construction crews to place fresh concrete roadway pavement on the 300 block of Bourbon Street.  

September 15, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Launches Healthy Corner Store Collaborative’s Good 2 Go Initiative

NEW ORLEANS —Today, Mayor Landrieu, in partnership with Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty’s Kitchen, launched the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative’s “Good 2 Go” initiative, which leverages existing infrastructure in local corner stores to make fresh, healthy foods more accessible to families in food deserts as well as increase profits for store owners.

September 15, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces $100,000 Gift and Promotional Campaign for NOLA Pay It Forward Fund

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced an additional $100,000 was raised for the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund  . The Greater New Orleans Foundation board raised $50,000, which was matched by $50,000 by the Sherry and Alan Leventhal Family Foundation.

September 14, 2017

Air Quality Alert Issued for New Orleans Area

NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) is advising residents that an Air Quality Alert has been issued for New Orleans until midnight tonight, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. An upper-level ridge of high pressure, warm temperatures and sunny skies will enhance ozone formation allowing pollutants to accumulate.

September 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu, Greater New Orleans Foundation Unveil New Developments for NOLA Pay It Forward Fund

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Landrieu and the Greater New Orleans Foundation will announce a major donation to the NOLA Pay It Forward and roll out a promotional campaign.

September 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu to Launch Healthy Corner Store Collaborative’s “Good 2 Go” Initiative

The Healthy Corner Store Collaborative is a partnership with Mayor Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development, Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty’s Kitchen

 

NEW ORLEANS —Tomorrow, Mayor Landrieu, in partnership with Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty’s Kitchen, will launch the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative’s (HCSC) “Good 2 Go” initiative.

September 13, 2017

City to Host Fourth Annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in Central City as Part of NOLA FOR LIFE Initiative

NEW ORLEANS—On Saturday, Sept. 16, City of New Orleans officials will join CeaseFire New Orleans and NOLA FOR LIFE partners, faith- and community-based organizations, non-profits, residents, local businesses and schools to host the fourth annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in Central City.

September 13, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu, National Basketball Players Association to Award First-Ever Midnight Basketball Scholarships to Participants

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Mayor Landrieu and the National Basketball Players Association Foundation (NBPA Foundation) will present the first round of Midnight Basketball scholarships to three Season 15 participants at the final game of the season. The scholarships will assist recipients with improving job readiness educational advancement.

September 11, 2017

Sewerage and Water Board Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

NEW ORLEANS – The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) is accepting applications from New Orleans residents interested in serving on its Board of Directors. S&WB issued a Declaration of Vacancy effective Wednesday, August 16, 2017, for three existing vacancies on its Board of Directors.

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