Meetings

Press Club will not meet over the holidays

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Dec. 23 or Dec. 30 because of the holidays. The meetings will resume on Jan. 6, 2020. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St.


LUMCON director will speak at Press Club on Dec. 16

Craig McClain, executive director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, known as LUMCON, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 16. McClain is a nationally recognized marine, ecological and evolutionary biologist. 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 Police Chief Murphy Paul will speak at Press Club on Dec. 9

Baton Rouge Chief of Police Murphy J. Paul Jr. will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 9. 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.


Chris Andrews from Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge will speak at Press Club on Dec.2

Chris Andrews, executive director of Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge, will address the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 2. Andrews, who has headed the organization for six years, will discuss efforts to enable elderly and impoverished homeowners primarily in North Baton Rouge to remain in their homes. 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.


Coleman Brown will speak at Press Club on Nov. 25

Coleman Brown, of Coleman Brown Architects APC, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 25. He will discuss ideas for improving traffic 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.


Prof. Albert Samuels from Southern University will speak at Press Club today

Albert Samuels, professor of political science at Southern University, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 18. He will provide an analysis of the Nov. 16 Louisiana election. 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.


Prof. Albert Samuels will speak at Press Club on Nov. 18

Albert Samuels, professor of political science at Southern University, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 18. He will provide a post-election analysis. 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 Nov. 11

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 11. He will speak about congressional politics and issues in Washington. 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.


LSU Prof. Darr to speak at Press Club on Nov. 4

Joshua Darr, an assistant professor at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 4. He will address the intersection between media and national/presidential politics. Darr recently visited the Iowa Steak Fry to conduct research on presidential political campaigns, and his recently published research on how local newspaper closures affect partisan politics has received national attention, including on the site FiveThirtyEight. Press Club meets at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. 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.


Gov. Edwards will speak at Press Club on Oct. 28

Gov. John Bel Edwards will speak about the runoff election for governor at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 28. Republican candidate Eddie Rispone was extended an invitation to participate in what had been envisioned as a forum between both candidates, but his campaign declined the invitation. Press Club meets at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. 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.