Meetings

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s former chief of staff Timmy Teepell to Speak at Jan. 30 Press Club

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s former chief of staff Timmy Teepell will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Jan. 30.

Teepell ­­- who is now a partner in the political consulting firm OnMessage – will discuss education reform in Louisiana and the presidential election.

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.


President of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers Steve Monaghan to Speak at Jan. 23 Press Club

Steve Monaghan, president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Jan. 23.

Monaghan will discuss Gov. Bobby Jindal’s recently released education plan to aid students falling behind to stay in school and raise the Louisiana graduation rate of 70.9 percent.

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 Legislative Fiscal Office Chief Economist Greg Albrecht to Speak at Dec. 19 Press Club

Greg Albrecht, the chief economist with the Louisiana Legislative Fiscal Office, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Dec. 19.

Albrecht is responsible for forecasting the state’s major tax revenues, estimating the fiscal impact of tax legislation and providing general economic, tax and fiscal analysis for the Legislature.

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 Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell to Speak at Dec. 12 Press Club

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Dec. 12.

Campbell will discuss Gov. Bobby Jindal’s decision to not seek $80 million in federal stimulus funds that would extend high speed internet into rural areas of the state. Campbell also will discuss his ongoing push for an oil-processing tax that would tax all oil and gas processed in Louisiana, regardless of where the oil and gas is captured.

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.


President of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana William Arceneaux to Speak at Dec. 5 Press Club

William Arceneaux, president of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Dec. 5.

Arceneaux will discuss Act 679 of 2010, which radically altered the composition and mission of CODOFIL. He also will talk about several new initiatives put in place this year to further the cause of promoting and defending the French language in our state.

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.


Occupy Baton Rouge Representatives to Speak at Nov. 28 Press Club

Representatives from Occupy Baton Rouge will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Nov. 28.

The representatives will discuss how the movement, modeled after Occupy Wall Street, is progressing in Louisiana’s capital city.

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 the media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations President-CEO Ann Williamson to speak at Nov. 21 Press Club

Ann Williamson, president and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Nov. 21.

Williamson will discuss how to meet the rising demand for human services and how government and private philanthropy can partner with responsible nonprofits to effect positive change during a poor economy and beyond.

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 Board of Elementary and Secondary Education candidate Donald Songy to Speak at Nov. 14 Press Club

State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education candidate Donald Songy will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Nov. 14.

Songy and incumbent Chas Roemer face each other in a runoff on the Nov. 19 ballot. Songy is a Democrat and Roemer is a Republican.

Roemer was invited to attend but declined.

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.


Recovery School District Superintendent John White to Speak at Press Club Monday, Nov. 7

John White, superintendent of the Recovery School District, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Nov. 7.

White will discuss progress the district has made in New Orleans and how such strides can happen elsewhere.

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.