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.


Lauren Tompkins with the Baton Rouge Blues Festival will speak at Press Club April 1, Senate President Cameron Henry will speak April 8

Lauren Tompkins with the Baton Rouge Blues Festival will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 1. The speaker on the following Monday, April 8, will be Louisiana Senate President Cameron Henry.

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 Parole Project director will speak at Press Club on March 25

Andrew Hundley, executive director of the Louisiana Parole Project, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 25. He will talk about how the prisoner reentry landscape has evolved in Louisiana over the past several years and how the Parole Project’s second chance hiring initiative is working to ensure people leaving prison are paired with employers who are seeking to address their workforce needs.

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.


Sen. Cleo Fields will speak at Press Club on March 18

State Sen. Cleo Fields will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 18. He will talk about the Legislative Session, new laws resulting from the special sessions and the new congressional district.

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.


No Press Club on March 11, Sen. Cleo Fields to speak on March 18

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, March 11, because of the start of the Legislative Session. Meetings will resume the following Monday, March 18, with Louisiana Sen. Cleo Fields as the guest speaker.

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.


BESE President Ronnie Morris will speak at Press Club on March 4

Ronnie Morris, president of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 4. He will speak about BESE turning 50 this year, where the board is now and next steps, and artificial intelligence.

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.