Meetings

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.


Kirby Goidel to release results of 2011 Louisiana Survey at March 14 Press Club

Kirby Goidel, director of the Manship School of Journalism’s Research Facility, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, March 14.

Goidel will release the latest results from the 2011 Louisiana Survey,which includes information about whether residents think the state is headed in the right direction, people’s confidence levels in state government, and public preferences for handling the state’s budget shortfall.

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.


Glen Duncan will discuss the development of the state flag at March 7 Press Club

Glen Duncan, an independent communications practitioner and former director of communications at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, March 7.

Duncan will discuss the legal and historical research, and modern-day work that went into developing the first officially specified state flag that was unveiled Nov. 22 at the swearing-in of Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne.

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.


Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Representatives to Speak at Feb. 28 Press Club

President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Stewart Gordon and Academy Member-at-Large John Vanchiere will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, Feb. 28.

The men will discuss where Louisiana ranks in terms of pediatric health, the current challenges to the state’s pediatric health system, and potential solutions to those challenges.

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


Press Club will not meet Feb. 21 in honor of President's Day

The Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet Monday, Feb. 21, in honor of President’s Day.

The Press Club will meet again on Monday, Feb. 28, when representatives from the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics are slated to speak about the way healthcare is delivered to children in the state.

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 $12 for members and $15 for non-members. The public is invited.


Members of Blueprint Louisiana to Speak at Press Club Feb. 14

Blueprint Louisiana Chairman Bill Fenstermaker along with fellow board members Jimmy Maurin, Clay Allen and Dr. Phillip Rozeman will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, Feb. 14.

The men will unveil Blueprint’s new list of policy recommendations focused on Louisiana’s budget challenges for Fiscal Year 2012. Established in 2006, Blueprint Louisiana is a citizen-driven effort to identify and implement essential changes to fundamentally improve Louisiana. The nonpartisan effort is led and supported by community and business leaders from 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, 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.


National Association of Home Builders Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg to speak at Feb. 7 Press Club

National Association of Home Builders Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, Feb. 7.

Eisenberg will discus the impact of housing on the economy of the greater Baton Rouge area, including how the industry is likely to affect local businesses in various economic sectors.

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.


Baton Rouge Area Chamber President, CEO Adam Knapp to speak at Jan. 31 Press Club

Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, will speak to the Baton Rouge Press Club at noon Monday, Jan. 31.

Knapp will recap the economic development wins for 2010, profile the highlights of the Campaign for a Greater Baton Rouge, and look ahead to The Creative Capital Agenda, the chamber’s new five-year strategic plan for 2011.

Knapp also will discuss the importance of foreign direct investment, entrepreneurship and innovation, and talent development to the Capital Region’s continued economic development success.

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.