June 21, 2014, Saturday 10 AM to 12 Noon
NOTE: A DIFFERENT MEETING PLACE FOR THIS MEETING. SEE BELOW.
*** We will meet at the Cafeteria of the New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy (NOMMA), 425 O’Bannon St, in Algiers, on the Federal City Campus for THIS meeting, and NOT at the Algiers Regional Library.*** Federal City Campus entrance is at the intersection of Gen. Meyer Ave and Shirley Dr. NO GUARD IS AT THE GATE, JUST DRIVE THROUGH.
Col. Bill DAVIS USMC Ret. Commandant, will give a presentation on NOMMA, the first organization to use federal historic tax credits in the first federal historic district ever created in Algiers and designated as such by the U. S. Dept. of Interior. Please bring an I.D. as there will be a guard at the front door of the high school. Please try and arrive at 9.45 AM and we start at 10 AM, sharp
The New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy (NOMMA) is a Type 2 charter high school serving students in the New Orleans Metropolitan area. NOMMA is dedicated to the education of high school students, no matter their background or previous school experience. Students at NOMMA study in a focused, college preparatory environment guided by a team of teachers and retired military instructors who bring unparalleled experience to the classroom. All NOMMA students are cadets of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Program. The mentoring support provided by the JROTC instructors and instruction from the master’s level academic faculty ensures that cadets achieve their personal and academic potential. The acquisition of core knowledge and the skills of analysis, problem-solving, communication, and global responsibility will ensure the cadets success as future local and national leaders.
New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy 425 O'Bannon Street • New Orleans, Louisiana 70114 • P:[masked] • F:[masked] www.nomma.net
THE ALGIERS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Algiers Historical Society (AHS) meets the third Saturday of each month, from 10am to 12 noon, at the 1st floor meeting room of the Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans (Algiers), LA 70131 Library Ph:[masked], UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, AS IT IS IN THIS CASE, FOR THE JUNE 21, 2014 MEETING.
We have some exciting presentations coming up so please share with members, family, friends & neighbors. Free coffee and snacks kindly supplied by Jill Marshall of Tout de Suite Coffee Shop, located at the corner of Verret & Alix Sts. in Algiers Point, across from the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.
Speakers & Volunteers Needed -- The Society is always seeking speakers, preferably on Algiers or metro New Orleans related topics. If you can speak for 20-30 minutes on your life, family, church, music or Algiers experiences, we want you! The Society is also looking for volunteers. Duties will include typing Word documents, collecting information from headstones in churchyards, transcribing interviews, photography, etc. Please contact us if you can help in either area. Algiers Historical Society website:www.algiershistoricalsociety.org
Any questions, please contact Kevin Herridge, AHS Pres. at [masked]