Lane Grigsby, Republican megadonor, will speak at Press Club on July 15

Lane Grigsby, Republican megadonor and chair of Gov. Jeff Landry’s transition committee, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 15. He will discuss the need for a constitutional convention and will speak to those constitutional issues that were identified by the committee.

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.


Legal Services director will speak at Press Club on July 8

Laura Tuggle, executive director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 8. She will discuss her agency’s work to achieve justice for low-income people by enforcing and defending their legal rights through civil legal aid, advocacy and community education.

Louisiana consistently ranks as a state with one of the highest poverty rates in the country. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services serves about half of that population.

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.


DEMCO’s Jeff Andry will speak at July 1 Press Club

Jeff Andry, chief strategy and regulatory officer for DEMCO, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 1. He will discuss a number of items affecting power delivery and wholesale contracts, hurricane season and storm readiness, and the Amite Solar Energy Center.

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.


Southern University Chancellor John K. Pierre will speak at Press Club on June 24

Southern University Chancellor John K. Pierre will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 24. He will discuss his plans for his first year as chancellor, which will be the first year since SU split the chancellor/president position into two separate positions.

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.


Public Service Commissioner Davante Lewis will speak at Press Club on June 17

Public Service Commissioner Davante Lewis will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 17. He will discuss his latest projects on the PSC and utilities in hurricane season.

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.


LABI’s Will Green will speak at Press Club on June 10

Will Green, president and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 10. He will discuss the legislative session and the many wins for Louisiana businesses and employers. He’ll also touch on progress made on LABI’s LA Driven agenda to make Louisiana an economic leader in the South.

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.


Lt. Gov. Nungesser will speak at Press Club on June 3

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 3. He will speak on tourism and lack of civility in politics.

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 May 27

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, May 27, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Weekly luncheon meetings will resume on June 3 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.


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.