NEW ORLEANS, LA — Mayor Mitch Landrieu will mark the sixth anniversary and honor the victims of Hurricane Katrina by attending various events around New Orleans.
Monday, August 29, 2011
8:30 AM- Mayor Landrieu will attend the “Hurricane Katrina 6th Anniversary Tribute” event in the Lower Ninth Ward sponsored by District E Councilmember Jon Johnson and community leaders.
Location: N. Claiborne Ave. between Tennessee St. and Reynes St.
9:30 AM- Mayor Landrieu will attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial at the old Charity Hospital Cemetery. The memorial honors the unidentified and unclaimed victims of Hurricane Katrina. The mayor will make brief remarks at the event, which is sponsored by the Crescent City Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association.
Location: 5056 Canal Street
3:45 PM- Mayor Landrieu will participate in an arm-chair conversation with the Brookings Institution’s Amy Liu following the launch of a new book, Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast after Katrina and Rita. The event is hosted by the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center and the University of New Orleans.
Location: Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, Room 152, University of New Orleans, 2045 Lakeshore Drive
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