Meetings

NIL and college athletics topic for Oct. 30 Press Club

Taylor Jacobs, LSU associate athletic director, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 30. She will discuss the implications of NIL (name, image, likeness) on college athletics and her job of overseeing NIL strategies at LSU, providing education, branding and opportunities to student-athletes.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin will speak at Press Club on Oct. 23

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct.23. He will discuss voter turnout for the primary election and projections for the general election. He will also give a wrap up on his tenure as the secretary of state before the new person is elected.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Ag Commissioner Strain will speak at Press Club on Oct. 16

Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 16. He will be talking about where Louisiana stands with the wildfires that have devastated parts of the state, their impact on his department and his priorities for his next term.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


LABI’s LA23 strategic plan will be discussed at Oct. 9 Press Club

Three officials with the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), will discuss the organization’s strategic plan, LA23, at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 9. They are Jim Patterson, vice president of government relations; Marie Centanni of Centanni Communications, manager of the plan; and Beverly Haydel of Sequitur Consulting, project director of the plan, which is a set of recommendations to help position Louisiana as a top-tier economic leader in the South by 2030.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Five candidates for state attorney general will speak at Press Club on Oct. 2

Five candidates for Louisiana attorney general will be the guest speakers at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 2. They are Solicitor General Liz Murrill, a Republican; state Rep. John Stefanski, R-Crowley; Marty Maley, a Republican prosecutor, and Democrats Lindsey Cheek and Perry Walker Terrebonne, both trial attorneys. Early voting begins on Sept. 30, and the election is Oct. 14.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal, is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Adjournment is 1 p.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.


Three candidates for state treasurer will speak at Press Club on Sept. 25

Three candidates for Louisiana state treasurer will be the guest speakers at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 25. They are former Congressman John Fleming from Minden and state Rep. Scott McKnight from Baton Rouge, both Republicans, and financial adviser Dustin Granger from Lake Charles, a Democrat. Early voting begins on Sept. 30, and the election is Oct. 14.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Press Club schedules candidate forums for state treasurer, attorney general and secretary of state

The Press Club of Baton Rouge has scheduled candidate forums for the next three Monday meetings. State treasurer candidates have been invited to the meeting on Sept. 25. The following Monday, Oct. 2, will feature the attorney general candidates. On Oct. 9, candidates for secretary of state will speak. The election is Saturday, Oct. 14. Early voting begins Saturday, Sept. 30. The runoff election, if there is one, is Saturday, Nov. 18. Early voting for that election starts Friday, Nov. 3.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Press Club schedules candidate forums for state treasurer, attorney general and secretary of state

The Press Club of Baton Rouge has scheduled candidate forums for the next three Monday meetings. State treasurer candidates have been invited to the meeting on Sept. 25. The following Monday, Oct. 2, will feature the attorney general candidates. On Oct. 9, candidates for secretary of state will speak.

The election is Saturday, Oct. 14. Early voting begins Saturday, Sept. 30. The runoff election, if there is one, is Saturday, Nov. 18. Early voting for that election is Monday, Nov. 6.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Pollster Ron Faucheux will speak at Press Club on Sept. 18

Ron Faucheux, a nationally recognized political pollster and author, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 18. He will discuss the most recent political poll of the Louisiana Governor’s race conducted by his firm as well as new insights into the ever-changing complex national political arena.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.


Jenni Peters will speak at Press Club on Sept. 11

Baton Rouge activist and athlete Jenni Peters will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 11. She will discuss the Sept. 12 summit meeting of city leaders about the future of City Park’s 97-year-old golf course, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, 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.