Meetings

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.


LSU economist Loren Scott to speak Monday, April 11 at Press Club

LSU economist Loren Scott is slated to speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge’s meeting at noon Monday, April 11.
Scott will discuss the state’s economy, the Haynesville Shale, as well as unveil a new report.
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.


LSU AgCenter Economist John Westra to Speak at March 28 Press Club

LSU AgCenter Economist John Westra will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, March 28.

Westra will release the numbers from the 2010 Ag Summary, which shows that unlike some of the rest of the economy, agriculture in Louisiana had a good year last year, and both the forestry and poultry industries rebounded from 2009. Overall, the report shows agriculture contributed $9.9 billion to the state’s economy in 2010, up 20 percent from 2009.

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.


Former State Senator Mike Robichaux, Lafourche Parish physician to speak at March 21 Press Club

Former State Senator Mike Robichaux and Lafourche Parish physician will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, March 21.

Robichaux will discuss the impact of the BP oil spill on the health of South Louisiana residents. He also will provide an analysis of the medical cost to the area as the April 20th anniversary of the Deepwater Ho-rizon accident approaches.

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.