On August 1st, the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee will hold a community event in response to Operation Protective Edge. New Orleanian supporters will respond to this tragedy with a peaceful demonstration called #AStreetCarNamedGaza.
The streetcar ride will be held on the Canal Streetcar, beginning at the Carrollton stop at 7:30 PM on August 1st. The candlelight march will begin at Canal and Decatur at 8:30 PM, and the last meeting point is Mona’s Cafe on Frenchman at 9 PM. Any supporters are welcome to join the group at any point along the route.
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Learn ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER, including Deliberative Assemblies * Parliamentary Terms * Governing Authorities * Meetings * Motions * Minutes * Boards and Committees* Agenda and Order of Business
By taking this course, you will be prepared to join the National Association of Parliamentarians, by taking the membership exam on fundamental parliamentary concepts. Register here: www.eventbrite.com/e/roadmap-to-membership-in-national-association-of-pa...
There is a free study guide available for download at: http://parliamentarians.org/getdocument.php?id=33
There is no charge for the course; dues to join NAP in August are $37.
For more information, contact Alison Wallis, Professional Parliamentarian, at 504-261-6111 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn from dermatologist Dr. Erin Boh who specializes in psoriatic diseases about risks for developing other serious health conditions like heart disease, diabetes and depression. This free event will arm you with the information you need to live well with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Free continental breakfast included.
Benefit family concert to raise money for Camp Pelican, a weeklong free camp for children with pulmonary disorders. Pelicanpalooza is the largest fundraiser for Camp Pelican.
Groovy 7, MoJEAUX, Weathered, and iRob featuring Chuck Credo and Friends (with Rob Schulte of the Topcats and Chuck Credo of The Mixed Nuts, along with other musicians) are providing entertainment. Returning to emcee this year’s event is local comedian, James Cusimano, and Fox 8’s Bruce Katz.
The cover charge is $20.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 5-12, and 100% of the proceeds benefit Camp Pelican’s campers. Lots of raffle drawings, and silent and live auctions for gift certificates to local businesses; autographed items from LSU and Saints; tickets to New Orleans attractions; hotel stays; and, more! Games2u is participating with entertainment for the children, and there will be a Spacewalk.
Gambit's 2014 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of talented culinary leaders around the New Orleans area. The event features drinks, tastings from each chef’s prepared dish, music and crowd participation. Event attendees vote to determine which chef will be crowned the 2014 champion.
Join us for the second annual pub crawl through the French Quarter in wedding dresses—September 20. Party in style, help break the world record for the largest gathering of brides and raise money for Covenant House! The brides congregate at 2:30 p.m. for the official world record count. A referee and notary will officiate it while The Creativity Collective award the classiest, craziest and most creative ensembles and throw the bouquet. The pub-crawl will commence through the French Quarter stopping for drink and food specials as well as mechanical bull rides, dancing and Bourbon balcony access. This year, The Collective is adding The Bachelorette Party, a pre-registration event September 12th at the House of Broel. Help support Covenant House that serves at-risk and homeless teens and young adults. Tickets: www.creativitycollective.com/store.
Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala
Presented By: International School of Louisiana
September 27, 2014 at Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr. New Orleans, LA 70130
6 p.m. Patron Party and 7-10 p.m. Gala
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Sponsorship opportunities available
The 28th Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration honors 100 great nurses and their contribution to our state and their profession. This event is free to the public and features live music, local gourmet food, silent auctions, and the company of Louisiana's finest nurses for you to enjoy. We invite you to participate as a supporter of this organization. Your contribution will help honor these amazing people and support the nursing profession.
UPDATED LOCATION AND DATE: The UMOJA Committee is a 25 year old community organization dedicated to the education and cultural development of the children of Greater New Orleans. Comprised of volunteers that are retired teachers, health care providers and parents, together we host the Celebration of the African American Child which creates the "UMOJA VILLAGE" and enhances children’s self-esteem and models positive parenting skills and youthful creativity. Everything about this event happens because of donations of time, talents and funding. Join us at our Night of African Elegance Fundraiser that supports the UMOJA Village (Silver) 25th Anniversary Celebration of the African American Child in 2014!
Tickets prices: $40 Ad and Family package 2-Ad & 2-Ch $100
Sponsorship Packages are also available and are tax deductible.
Friends of the Cabildo is proud to announce a symposium in conjunction with the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans Weekend (Saturday, January 10th). Held at the Old U.S. Mint 3rd Floor Performance Space, Dr. Alan Taylor, 2014 and 1996 Pulitzer Prize Winner in History and University of Virgina Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, will present on the War of 1812 and his newest book The Internal Enemy: Slavery and the War in Virginia, 1772-1832.
A panel discussion will take place with Dr. Lawrence Powell and Dr. Clarence Mohr, moderated by Dr. Charles Chamberlain. Other lecturers include Dr. Lo Faber, recent Princeton University graduate and visiting Loyola University-New Orleans Visiting Professor, United States Military Academy – The History of Warfare Historian Dr. Joseph Stoltz and more to be announced.
Space is limited for the event so please purchase tickets below.