CABL’s Barry Erwin will speak at May 20 Press Club

Barry Erwin, president and CEO of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 20. He will discuss the current legislative session and CABL interests.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Child advocate Libbie Sonnier will speak at May 13 Press Club

Libbie Sonnier, executive director of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 13. She will speak about how early care and education help support Louisiana’s workforce and economy.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


PAR President Steven Procopio will speak at May 6 Press Club

Steven Procopio, president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR), will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 6. He will speak about the potential upcoming constitutional convention and the effort to give Gov. Jeff Landry control of the state Ethics Board, which last year dinged him for taking a private flight from a campaign donor.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Media and public records attorney Scott Sternberg will speak at April 29 Press Club

Media and public records attorney Scott Sternberg will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 29. He will speak on public records legislation. Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


BREC Superintendent Corey Wilson to speak at April 22 Press Club

Corey Wilson, superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission (BREC), will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 22. He will unveil the results of a three-year study by Trust for Public Land, quantifying BREC’s economic impact on East Baton Rouge Parish. The study focused on savings in healthcare costs, recreational opportunities, environmental benefits including flood risk reduction, and tourism. He will also provide an update on BREC initiatives and discuss future plans.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


BREC Superintendent Corey Wilson to speak at April 22 Press Club

Corey Wilson, superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission (BREC) will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 22. He will provide an update on BREC initiatives and accomplishments and discuss plans for the future.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Richey, Barrow to speak about child advocacy legislation at Press Club April 15

Newly appointed Louisiana Child Ombudsman, Kathleen Richey, J.D., will share the duties and challenges of the new Office of the Louisiana Child Ombudsman in the protection of children and share the podium with State Senator and President Pro Tempore, Regina Barrow, District 15, at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 15. They will discuss a proposed Senate measure, (S-145), designed to strengthen the child ombudsman’s ability to safeguard the needs, welfare and safety of children with expanded rights and responsibilities.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


La. Senate President Cameron Henry to give legislative update at Press Club April 8

Louisiana Senate President Cameron Henry will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 8. He will provide a legislative update and discuss the proposed constitutional convention.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Louisiana Senate President Cameron Henry will speak at Press Club April 8

Louisiana Senate President Cameron Henry will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 8. He will provide a legislative update and discuss the proposed constitutional convention.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Lauren Lambert-Tompkins with the Baton Rouge Blues Festival will speak at Press Club April 1

Lauren Lambert-Tompkins, executive director of the Baton Rouge Blues Festival and Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 1. She will talk about the growth of the festival and what to expect this year. She will be joined by blues musician Kenny Neal, one of the headliners on this year’s lineup.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.