Sep 242012

The four candidates for City Council District B will participate in a forum at 6 p.m. tonight (Monday, Sept. 24) hosted by the Bouligny Improvement Association and the Louisiana Landmarks Society at St. George’s church, 4600 St. Charles Avenue.

For details, see the news release below:

The Bouligny Improvement Association and the Louisiana Landmarks Society today announced that WVUE Fox8 anchor, Nancy Parker, will moderate the Monday, September 24th District B Candidate’s forum.

The forum begins at 6:00 pm at St. George’s Church, 4600 St. Charles Avenue. All four candidates for the District B seat will attend. The format will include candidate statements, and questions from forum moderator, Nancy Parker, and the audience.

Hope Meyer, president of the Bouligny Improvement Association said “We are honored to have Nancy Parker join us for our candidate’s forum. She is a seasoned and talented reporter and anchor and we know she will help our residents sort through the issues District B voters need to know about.”

“The Louisiana Landmarks Association is thrilled to have Nancy moderate our forum. We are confident she will keep the forum lively and on target,” stated Tommy Ryan, president of the Louisiana Landmarks Society.

The Bouligny Improvement Association is an Uptown neighborhood association, incorporated in 1964, with boundaries of Napoleon Avenue to Upperline and St. Charles Avenue to Magazine Street. It was founded to protect and maintain the area as an attractive and permanent residential section in Uptown New Orleans, to enforce zoning, promote safety, encourage green space and beautification.

The Louisiana Landmarks Society was founded in 1950 and incorporated in 1953. The organization has several missions. First is to ensure the safety and survival of Louisiana landmarks and to preserve old neighborhoods and districts as desirable, attractive areas in which to live and work. Second is to preserve and maintain its headquarters and museum, the (late 18th Century – or early 19th Century) Pitot House on Bayou St. John and share this unique and rare example of Creole colonial style architecture with the public.

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