The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, Jan. 19, because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The luncheon meetings at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel will resume on Monday, Jan. 26. The speaker is Chip Groat, president and CEO of the Water Institute. He will discuss “Into the Blue 2050,” a report on the future of water resources in Baton Rouge and the capital region.
Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Jan. 12. Knapp will deliver a state of the region address, featuring BRAC’s top priorities for 2015, as well as a retrospective of economic development activity in 2014. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 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.