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.

Press Club will host forum for State Senate District 16 candidates on Aug. 26

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will host a forum for candidates for State Senate District 16 –– Steve Carter, Franklin Foil and Beverly Brooks Thompson –– on Monday, Aug. 26. The forum will begin at noon and conclude at 1 p.m. Press Club meets on Mondays in the East and West Baton Rouge Room at […]

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The Press Club meets at noon on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., the speaker goes on at 12:15 p.m. Lunch is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. The meeting adjourns at 1 p.m.

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Starting Aug. 26, we will have a series of forums for candidates vying for posts in the upcoming election: Aug. 26, State Senate, Steve Carter, Franklin Foil, Beverly Brooks Thompson; Sept. 9, Ag Commissioner, Mike Strain, Margee Green, Charlie Greer, Peter Williams, Bradley Zaunbrecher; Sept. 16, Insurance Commissioner, Jim Donelon and Tim Temple; Sept. 23, Governor, John Bel Edwards, Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone; Sept. 30, State Senate, Pat Smith and Cleo Fields

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