Meetings

State Treasurer John Schroder will speak at Press Club on July 16

State Treasurer John Schroder will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 16. He will discuss the state’s fiscal situation, bond rating, and the success of the Unclaimed Property Division. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Results from new study on St. George will be presented at Press Club on July 9

Preliminary findings from a new study on the St. George proposal will be presented at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 9. The study was commissioned by One Baton Rouge, a group of private citizens against the St. George incorporation effort. Speakers will be Jim Richardson, LSU economist, and Jared Llorens, director of the LSU Public Administration Institute. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


U.S. Rep. Garret Graves will speak at the Press Club on July 2

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 2. He will discuss the latest activity by the Louisiana House delegation to provide recovery funding for victims of the August 2016 flood, including the reversal of duplication of benefits policy that is currently hampering Louisiana flood victims from accessing federal recovery funds. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Trauma recovery educator will speak at Press Club on June 25

Jillian Guinta, a trauma recovery educator, will be the speaker for Monday’s Press Club of Baton Rouge meeting. Guinta teaches the mind-body science of trauma as well as effective research-based tools for intervention and management of various traumas. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


State Rep. Ted James will speak at Press Club on June 18

State Rep. Ted James, D-Baton Rouge, will be the speaker for Monday’s Press Club of Baton Rouge meeting. James, who is vice-chair of the Louisiana Black Caucus, will discuss Monday’s start of the seventh special session in 29 months as lawmakers gather to vote on renewing part of a sales tax that expires on June 30. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.

 


St. George incorporation proponents will speak at Press Club on June 11

Chris Rials and Andrew Murrell will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 11, offering an update on the effort to create the city of St. George in East Baton Rouge Parish. Rials is a co-chairman of the incorporation effort, and Murrell is a member of the legal team and the St. George spokesperson. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Two spokesmen for the St. George incorporation effort will speak at Press Club June 11

Chris Ryals and Andrew Murrell, spokesmen for the St. George incorporation effort, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 11. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin will speak at the Press Club on June 4

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 4. He will talk about his leadership of the office and ongoing work to replace Louisiana’s voting machines. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet May 28

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, May 28, because of the Memorial Day holiday. The meetings will resume on June 4 with Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin as the speaker. Other upcoming speakers are Chris Ryals and Andrew Murrell, with the St. George incorporation effort, on June 11; Carolyn McKnight, BREC superintendent, on June 18; and Jillian Guinta, a trauma recovery educator, on June 25. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St.


Blue Cross official will speak at Press Club on May 21

Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Economist Michael Bertaut will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 21. He will assess health care availability in Louisiana with the Affordable Care Act remaining in place. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.