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Upcoming Economics / Community Development Community Events in the New Orleans Area

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Praxair Skills Pipeline Community Welding Event

DATE
Mon, Oct 6, 2014
TIME
10:00am - 3:30pm

Delgado Community College and Praxair, Inc. will host a community event in October to kick off the company's Skills Pipeline program, a new workforce development initiative. The event will serve as an opportunity for visitors to learn about the educational opportunities and career possibilities for welders in Louisiana.

What: Visitors can enjoy free food and special gifts as they explore the possibilities of sparking new careers in welding! They will also have the chance to apply for one of 100 Praxair Skills Pipeline full welding school scholarships offered at Baton Rouge Community College, Delgado Community College, and SOWELA Technical Community College.
Visitors and media can also:
 Stop by the “Ask A Welder” booth
 Meet a welding artist
 Learn about the latest in Praxair welding technology and more

LOCATION

Delgado Community College City Park Campus, Student Life Center, Building 23, Lac Maurepas Room
615 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

People's Budget Summit

DATE
Wed, Oct 8, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

How would you spend tax dollars? Join PB NOLA to help draft the first-ever People's Budget!

We'll be hosting an interactive evening where residents from across the city can come together to hear about innovative new ways to fund old problems and then "spend" some money on the departments, programs, and interests that they hold most near and dear in this city.

Food and drinks will be provided, as well as the chance to meet and greet with city and neighborhood leaders from around town.

Come on out, let your voice be heard! It's your money, YOU decide!

LOCATION

Tulane City Center
1725 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA 70113

28th Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration

DATE
Wed, Oct 15, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

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.

LOCATION

The Pontchartrain Center
4545 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70065

EVENT WEBSITE

Miss Vesta’s Swamp Galaxy Gala: A Benefit Party for Prospect.3

DATE
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
TIME
7:30pm - 10:30pm

Miss Vesta’s Swamp Galaxy Gala is a benefit party for the International Arts Biennial Prospect New Orleans. The event will feature cocktails, dinner and dancing at the Contemporary Arts Center. The benefit will celebrate the opening of the biennial’s third iteration, “Prospect.3: Notes for Now,” which will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. The exhibition will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans. For more information, please visit www.prospectneworleans.org.

LOCATION

Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Boudin Bourbon & Beer

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:30pm

The fourth annual Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Bourbon, Boudin & Beer festival returns on November 7th at Champions Square. This celebration of Louisiana culture features boudin and artisan sausages from 50 of the country’s best chefs. Abita will pour its flagship beers and specialty selections, and Buffalo Trace will provide an array of bourbon cocktails. Grace Potter will headline the roster of great music, including Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow and Louisiana favorites Pine Leaf Boys and Sweet Crude. Co-chaired by Emeril Lagasse and Donald Link, the funds raised benefit Emeril Lagasse Foundation, which supports children’s educational programs, life skills development initiatives, culinary training, and cultural enrichment. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.boudinbourbonandbeer.com or in a limited quantity at the gate. Ticket admission price includes all food, beverage and musical entertainment.

Tickets are $99 for all inclusive food, drinks, and entertainment!

LOCATION

Champion Square a
Lasalle St.
New Orleans , LA 70113

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

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