Baton Rouge Press Club

Created in 1969, the Press Club of Baton Rouge promotes the news profession and provides opportunities for members of the press to communicate with each other, their sources and the general public.

State Rep. Richard Nelson will speak at Press Club on Oct. 3

State Rep. Richard Nelson, R-Mandeville, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 3. He will talk about his push to eliminate the state income tax and other changes he would like to see made to tax policy. Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the […]

General Information

The Press Club of Baton Rouge has weekly Monday luncheon meetings at Drusilla Seafood Restaurant with a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The speaker goes on at 12:15 p.m., and the meetings are over at 1 p.m. Cost for the lunch is $20 for Press Club members and $30 for nonmembers.

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If you are interested in joining the Press Club, please fill out a membership application and mail it and the appropriate dues to the organization’s post office box.
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Upcoming speakers: Oct. 10 — Rene Sanchez, editor of the Times-Picayune and The Advocate; Oct. 17 — Wendy Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish assessor; Oct. 24 — U.S. Senate seat candidate forum; Oct. 31 — Ben Clapper with Right to Life

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