Meetings

Baton Rouge Police Chief Paul will speak at Press Club on July 8

Baton Rouge Chief of Police Murphy J. Paul Jr. will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 8. He will discuss community outreach and innovations and strategies for reducing crime in Baton Rouge. 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.


U.S. Sen. John Kennedy will speak at Press Club on July 1

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 1. He will give an update on legislative actions in Washington, D.C. 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.


Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera will speak at Press Club on June 24

Louisiana Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 24. He will talk about the legislative session, Medicaid and the financial crises facing some of Louisiana’s cities, among other things. 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.


EBR Councilwoman Tara Wicker will speak at Press Club on June 17

East Baton Rouge Councilwoman Tara Wicker will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 17. Wicker will discuss a proposed ordinance on short-term property rentals across the parish. The discussion started with Spanish Town and now is expected to include the entire city-parish. 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.


UL System president will speak at Press Club on June 10

Jim Henderson, president of the University of Louisiana System, will be Monday’s Press Club of Baton Rouge speaker. Henderson will address the state of higher education and efforts to boost graduation rates in Louisiana, where fewer than one in four adults has a college degree. 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.


John Couvillon will speak at Baton Rouge Press Club June 3

John Couvillon, president and founder of JMC Enterprises of Louisiana/Analytics and Polling, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 3. Couvillon will discuss the 2019 election in Louisiana and “the data analysis you need to win.” 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.


Press Club will not meet on Monday, May 27

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, May 27, because of the Memorial Day holiday. The meetings will resume on June 3. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St.


100 Black Men director will speak at May 20 Press Club

Brace B. “Trey” Godfrey III, executive director of the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 20. He will be talking about the group’s programs and services and how they are making an impact on the success of black men and boys and the community at large. 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 $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.


State Treasurer Schroder will speak about finances, unclaimed property at May 13 Press Club

Louisiana State Treasurer John Schroder will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 13. He will be talking about the state’s finances and legislation to protect “unclaimed property” in the state. 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 $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.


Sen. Dan “Blade” Morrish will speak at Press Club on April 29

State Sen. Dan “Blade” Morrish, chair of the Senate Education Committee, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 29. He will discuss the various legislative bills pertaining to education that have been filed this session and review their merits and popularity among legislators. 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 $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.