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.

Pennington researcher will speak at June 14 Press Club about new treatments for obesity

Robert Newton, director of the Physical Activity and Ethnic Minorities Health lab at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 14. He will discuss Pennington’s first-of-its kind effort to shift public perception of obesity from a lifestyle choice and character flaw to […]

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The Press Club of Baton Rouge has weekly Monday luncheon meetings at Drusilla Seafood Restaurant with a sit-down meal served at noon. 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 $25 for nonmembers.

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Upcoming speakers: June 21, Libbie Sonnier, executive director of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, June 28, Sito Narcisse, EBR schools superintendent

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