Wednesday, September 20, 2017

In the wake of two historic hurricanes, many animals were lost in the chaos and are now waiting in shelters to be reunited with their owners. If these animals have registered microchips, with current information on file, this process should go fai…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It was a beautiful and cool Saturday when St. Andrew the Apostle School in Algiers held its Sept. 9 Superfest, featuring games, food, live music from Bag of Donuts and Four Unplugged and more. The benefit was sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank.

Estate law attorney Zachary J. Delerno and financial adviser Marigny deMauriac will present a legal workshop focusing on Louisiana estate law at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the East New Orleans Regional Library, 5641 Read Blvd.

Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, a Russian-American who studied under Cuban-born piano master Solomon Mikowsky, will be featured during a series of programs celebrating Cuban music Sept. 26-29. Steinway chose Moutouzkine to record "Piano Music of Cu…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The valedictorians of the Class of 2017 at St. Charles Catholic High School are Christopher Roy Bergeron, Mallory Anne Brignac, Isabel Marie Gort and Wesley Joseph Melancon. The salutatorians are Emily Frances Eymard, Mya Elizabeth Leake and Shea …

Commencement exercises for the Class of 2017 of the Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy were held May 13 at the John A. Alario Sr. Event Center in Westwego. The valedictorians are Stefan Suazo and Mason Varuso.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Fawn is a young, independent kitty who prefers to chill, but don't let her fool you. She may appear aloof at first, but will melt in your arms. For information email adopt@animalrescueneworleans.org. To complete an application, v…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

JEFFERSON PARISH ADVANCED STUDY ACADEMIES: Informational meetings for parents interested in enrolling their children in Jefferson Parish advanced study academies will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Jefferson Parish Public School System administ…

MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH: Tremeda Stevenson will be the speaker during Women Day at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 1249 LeBoeuf St., New Orleans. Other Women Week events include a consecration service at 7 p.m. Wednesday…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

XAVIER UNIVERSITY: Patrice Bell Mercadel has been appointed as the first chief marketing and communications officer at Xavier University of Louisiana. Mercadel was most recently the public information officer for Transdev, a global private company…

OCHSNER NURSES HONORED: Among the 2017 Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana are 29 registered nurses affiliated with Ochsner Health System and the Ochsner Health Network. The honorees are selected by their peers and patients, based on their achievements …

In Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard parishes, 97 high school seniors are among about 16,000 nationwide to be named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They were chosen as semifinalists on the basis of their scores on the 201…

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nora Ellersten, of The Funding Seed, will present a series of three fundraising workshops at libraries this fall. Since 2010, The Funding Seed has worked to help organizations develop skills that will make them successful for the long term.

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING: The Regional Transit Authority is holding a series of community workshops to discuss and receive feedback on the Strategic Mobility Plan, which will serve as a road map for improving public transportation in the region ove…

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSING: Scharmaine Baker, a New Orleans nurse practitioner and author of the "Nola the Nurse" children’s book series, has been chosen for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. This award has been bestowed u…

PARKVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH: The Rev. Michael Pogue will preach his first sermon at Parkview Baptist Church, 6301 Camphor St., Metairie, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. Pogue previously served as pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Toomsuba, Mississip…

DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: The deadline is Oct. 6 for community groups to apply for the service of Public Allies participating in a new program at Delgado Community College. Delgado has received a $170,000 Public Allies New Orleans grant through t…

ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL HIGH SCHOOL: The Archbishop Rummel High School Parent Booster Club will meet in the gym at the school, 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie, after parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The club's 2017-18 board offficers are Am…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Wednesday, September 06, 2017

It may not feel much like fall yet, but the members of Jefferson Beautification, Inc., along with the members of the Shady Oaks Garden Club, want to put you in the mood by sponsoring a fall garden show and plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1…

BROTHER MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: Crusader Discovery Night will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Brother Martin High School, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. The event will provide opportunities for boys in grades five through eight to…

DELGADO SECOND START: Sept. 6 is the deadline to register for the 12-week mini session at Delgado Community College, and registration for Second Start classes is open through Sept. 27. Compressed mini session and Second Start classes offer full cr…

AFRICAN ON PARADE: The Usher Ministry at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church will present an African on Parade program at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the church, 6223 Sixth Ave, Marrero. Participants are encouraged to wear African attire. Church off…