Gen. Russel Honoré will speak at Press Club on Feb. 27

Gen. Russel Honoré, retired commanding officer of the First U.S. Army and now leader of the GreenARMY, a coalition of environmental experts and advocates, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Feb. 27. He will discuss Louisiana’s abandoned gas and oil wells and the recent infusion of over $25 million in federal funding to the state for well-capping.

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.