Congressman Garret Graves to speak at Press Club on Aug. 7

Congressman Garret Graves will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 7. He is expected to give an update on an eventful few months in Washington, including the continued push for federal assistance for the recovery from last year’s floods and other congressional priorities for Louisiana. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 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.