No Press Club on May 29

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, May 29, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Weekly luncheon meetings will resume on June 5 at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. The speaker will be Cade Brumley, Louisiana’s superintendent of education.


RESET Louisiana’s Future group will speak at Press Club on May 22

Leaders of the Council for a Better Louisiana, the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana and the Committee of 100 for Economic Development will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 22. They will present the latest recommendations for RESET Louisiana’s Future, a group collaboration that aims to educate the public and candidates for office ahead of the upcoming election on data and recommendations involving education, state finances, public safety and infrastructure. The organization was formed ahead of the 2019 elections.

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.


Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana administrator will speak at Press Club on May 15

Gabriel Morley, CEO of the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center and administrator of Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 15. Morley will talk about changes in Medicaid and how his group can help people find health coverage options.

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.


Visit Baton Rouge CEO will speak at Press Club on May 8

Jill Kidder, president and CEO of Visit Baton Rouge, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 8. Kidder will talk about her organization’s role in economic and community development.

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.


Gov. John Bel Edwards to speak at Press Club on May 1

Gov. John Bel Edwards will make his farewell appearance before the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 1. He will discuss his legislative goals.

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.


New Southern U basketball coach Kevin Johnson to speak at April 24 Press Club

Kevin Johnson, the new head men’s basketball coach at Southern University, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 24. Johnson, who was most recently assistant coach at Tulane University, will discuss his plans to restore the winning tradition at Southern.

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.


Music expert Kevin Greene to speak at April 17 Press Club

Kevin Greene, an expert on copyright law and Black music, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 17. Greene, a law professor at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California, is also one of the featured speakers during the Baton Rouge Blues Festival.

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.


No Press Club on April 10

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, April 10, because of the start of the Legislative Session. Weekly luncheon meetings will resume on April 17 at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. The speaker will be Kevin Green, an expert on copyright law and Black music and a speaker during the Baton Rouge Blues Festival.


State Treasurer John Schroder will talk at Press Club April 3

State Treasurer John Schroder will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 3. He will discuss treasury issues and how the treasury’s unclaimed property went from 39th to first in the nation. Schroder, treasurer since 2017, has entered the race to be the next governor.

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.


Sen. Kirk Talbot will be the Press Club speaker on March 27

Sen. Kirk Talbot, chairman of the Louisiana Senate Insurance Committee, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 27. He will discuss insurance issues to be addressed in this year’s Legislative Session, which begins on April 10 and ends on June 8.

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.