Meetings

Pollster John Couvillon will speak on election issues at Press Club on Monday, July 13

Pollster and data analyst John Couvillon will be the speaker at the July 13 meeting of the Press Club of Baton Rouge, which will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. Couvillon will discuss the presidential election and COVID-19, mail-in ballots and other election issues. A Zoom link will be sent to Press Club members and participants. Others who may be interested can send a request to [email protected]. The meeting begins at noon. Only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Press Club temporarily not meeting because of pandemic

The Press Club of Baton Rouge has temporarily suspended its face-to-face meetings during the pandemic. Occasionally, we are able to organize virtual meetings via Zoom. Please check back on our website for updates.


Pollster John Couvillon will speak on election issues at Press Club on July 6

Pollster and data analyst John Couvillon will be the speaker at the July 6 meeting of the Press Club of Baton Rouge, which will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. Couvillon will discuss the presidential election and COVID-19, early voting, mail-in ballots and other election issues. A Zoom link will be sent to Press Club members and participants closer to the date. Others who may be interested can send a request to [email protected]. The meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. Only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


BRAC CEO Adam Knapp will speak on addressing racial disparity at Press Club on June 22

Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 22. This will be the second virtual Press Club meeting since the pandemic shutdown. Knapp will discuss BRAC’s actions to address racial disparities and economic inclusion in the Capitol Region. A Zoom link will be sent to Press Club members and participants closer to the date. Others who may be interested can send a request to [email protected]. The meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. Only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Press Club will have its first virtual meeting on April 27 at noon

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will have its first virtual meeting on April 27 from noon to 1 p.m., featuring Tom Galligan, the interim president of LSU. He will address LSU’s response to the pandemic and what the future may hold for LSU classes and athletic events. This will be a Zoom meeting, and we will be sending out the URL to the people on our mailing list. Jim Engster will be the host and moderator.


Press Club will not meet until further notice

 

The Press Club of Baton Rouge is temporarily suspending its schedule and will not be meeting because of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plea for people to stay at home because of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please stay safe and support our valiant news media.


Press Club will not meet on March 23

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on March 23 but will return as quickly as possible with regular Monday meetings.


Col. Joey Strickland, Veterans Affairs secretary, will speak at Press Club March 16

Col. Joey Strickland, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, will address the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 16. Col. Strickland will highlight the department’s programs as it fulfills its mission to serve Louisiana’s 281,000 veterans. Press Club meets on Mondays in the East and West Baton Rouge 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 $15 for members and $20 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.


Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet on March 9

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on March 9 because of the start of the Louisiana Legislative Session on that date. The meetings will resume on March 16 with Joey Strickland, secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs, as speaker. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St.


Gov. Edwards will speak at Press Club on March 2

Gov. John Bel Edwards will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 2. He will discuss the upcoming legislative agenda. Press Club meets on Mondays in the East and West Baton Rouge 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 $15 for members and $20 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.