Mayor-president candidates will speak at Press Club on Oct. 17

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will host the five leading candidates for Baton Rouge mayor-president on Monday, Oct. 17. Speaking will be former State Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, Metro Councilman John Delgado, independent candidate Darryl Gissel, State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle, and State Sen. Mack “Bodi” White. 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