Meetings

Buddy Leach, chairman of the state Democratic Party, to speak at June 27 the Press Club

Buddy Leach, chairman of the state Democratic Party, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, June 27.

Leach will discuss his party’s future in Louisiana and provide his forecast for Democratic challengers to GOP incumbents seeking election to six statewide offices on Oct. 22.

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.


Bob Turner, Union Pacific Vice President, to Speak at June 20 Press Club

Bob Turner, Union Pacific’s senior vice president of corporate relations, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, June 20.

Turner will discuss how the railroad industry gives our nation a competitive edge and how it can provide solutions to transportation issues facing the country today.

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 and CEO of the Republican Leadership Conference to speak at June 13 Press Club

Charlie Davis, president and CEO of the Republican Leadership Conference, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, June 13.

Davis will discuss a major GOP gathering this month in New Orleans, the party’s decision to hold an early presidential caucus in Louisiana in 2012 and Gov Jindal’s re-election quest.

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 Climatologist Barry Keim to Speak at June 6 Press Club

State Climatologist Barry Keim will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, June 6.

Keim will discuss the upcoming hurricane season, which began June 1.

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.


No Press Club on Monday, May 30

The Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet Monday, May 30 because of the Memorial Day holiday.

The Press Club will meet again on Monday, June 6, when State Climatologist Barry Keim will discuss the upcoming hurricane season.

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.


Assembly on School-Based Health Care Representatives to Speak at May 23 Press Club

Louisiana Assembly on School-Based Health Care Board of Director Ryan Pasternak and Sue Catchings, past president of National Assembly on School-Based Health Care,will speak to the Baton Rouge Press club at noon Monday, May 23.

Pasternak and Catchings will discuss what services are provided to children, how they are funded, and how the proposed state budget cuts would impact the services.

Press Club meetings are at noon on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and 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 Rep. John LaBruzzo to speak at Monday, May 16, Press Club

State Representative John LaBruzzo will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, May 16.

LaBruzzo will discuss a bill he has authored that would make drug testing mandatory for at least 20 percent of welfare recipients.

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

Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and 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 Rep. Hollis Downs to speak Monday, May 9

State Rep. Hollis Downs will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, May 9.

Downs will discuss a constitutional amendment and an accompanying statutory act that would increase the minimum annual registration or license tax on certain vehicles. The revenue would go to a new fund called the Transportation Infrastructure Growth of Economy Through Roads. The fund would support projects that would relieve congestion in metropolitan areas across the state.

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

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. The public is invited but only Press Club members and members of the press are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Leslie Jacobs to speak to Press Club Monday, April 25

Leslie Jacobs, an education reform advocate and former member of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, is slated to speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge’s meeting at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 25.
Jacobs will discuss post Hurricane Katrina education reforms in New Orleans, particularly how the charter schools are doing there versus charter schools in Baton Rouge and other parts of Louisiana.
Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St.
Lunch is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.
Monday’s presentation will start a half hour earlier than usual — 11:30 a.m. — because the regular legislative session begins Monday at 1 p.m.
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.


LED's Sherri McConnell to speak Monday, April 18 at Press Club

Sherri McConnell, executive director of Louisiana Economic Development’s Entertainment Industry Development, is slated to speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge’s meeting at noon Monday, April 18.
McConnell will discuss the success of LED’s incentive programs for film, music, interactive media and live performance.
Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St.
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.