Meetings

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III to speak at June 25 Press Club

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III and retired High Point, N.C. Police Chief Jim Fealy will address the Press Club at noon Monday, June 25.

Moore and Fealy will discuss the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project, a new violent crime intervention plan aimed at violent offenders as well as drug offenders in the city’s 70805 ZIP code. The plan is modeled after a highly regarded strategy for curbing violence that has worked in cities across the country, including High Point.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon to Speak at June 18 Press Club

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon will address the Press Club at noon Monday, June 18.

Donelon will discuss hurricane season and the latest developments regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the national health care law and its insurance requirement.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Southern University Athletic Director William Broussard to Speak at June 11 Press Club

William Broussard, the newly appointed athletic director for Southern University, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, June 11.

Broussard will discuss his plans for the university and the challenges facing collegiate athletics.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Kevin Davis, director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, to Speak at June 4 Press Club

Kevin Davis, director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, June 4.

In addition to hurricane season and emergency preparedness, Davis will discuss the “whole communities” approach, in which parishes are working together to assist each other through the intra-state mutual aid compact and point-to-point sheltering in times of need.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


No Press Club on Monday in Honor of Memorial Day

The Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet Monday, May 28 in honor of Memorial Day.

The Press Club will meet again on Monday, June 4.

Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge.

Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


State Inspector General Stephen Street Jr. to Speak at May 21 Press Club

State Inspector General Stephen Street Jr. will address the Press Club at noon Monday, May 21.

Street will discuss his office, the only state law enforcement agency with a primary focus of rooting out fraud and corruption in state government. He also will talk about House Bill 1, which enacts the state budget for the fiscal year and would remove funding for the Inspector General’s Office.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Louisiana Association of Educators President Joyce Haynes to Speak at May 14 Press Club

Louisiana Association of Educators President Joyce Haynes will address the Press Club at noon Monday, May 14.

Haynes will discuss a new law that links 50 percent of annual teacher evaluations to yearly gains in student test scores. The law will go into affect statewide during the 2012-2013 school year.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


State Rep. Walter Leger to Speak at May 7 Press Club

State Rep. Walter Leger will address the Press Club at noon Monday, May 7.

Leger will discuss the 2012 Coastal Master Plan and Related Hurricane Protection and Restoration issues in the legislative session as well as other legislative issues.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard to Speak at April 30 Press Club

Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 30.

Dobard will discuss the launch of the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone, a reform model to address the needs of children currently attending low-performing schools in the parish by working collaboratively with parents and engaging community and business partners.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Southeastern Louisiana University Philosophy Professor Barbara Forrest and Baton Rouge Home School teacher Suzanne Passman to Speak at April 23 Press Club

Southeastern Louisiana University Philosophy Professor Barbara Forrest and Baton Rouge Home School teacher Suzanne Passman will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 23.

Forrest and Passman will discuss the continuing challenge to Louisiana’s Science Education Act.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.