Don Briggs will speak at Baton Rouge Press Club on Aug. 31

Don Briggs, president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Aug. 31. He will talk about falling oil prices and the effects on the economy. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the news media and Press Club are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.