Meetings

PSC Chair Foster Campbell will speak at Press Club on Dec. 10

Public Service Commission Chair Foster Campbell will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Dec. 10. Campbell will discuss his concerns about the fee for telephone calls to inmates in Louisiana prisons being 15 times the going rate. The PSC will vote Wednesday, Dec. 12, on a measure from Campbell to reduce the cost of prison phone conversations by 25 percent. 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 nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Major Thibaut to speak at Press Club Dec. 3

State Rep. Major Thibaut, D-Oscar, will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Dec. 3. Thibaut will discuss the comprehensive restoration plan for False River, designed to improve the oxbow lake’s habitat for commercial and recreational fishing, as well as for recreational use. 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 nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


David Guillory, Baton Rouge Department of Public Works, will speak at Press Club Nov. 26

David Guillory, interim director of the City of Baton Rouge’s Department of Public Works, will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Nov. 26. Guillory will discuss the 2012 hurricane season, the challenges and lessons learned, and the new programs and processes in place for 2013. 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 nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.


Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will speak at Press Club, Monday, Nov. 19

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Nov. 19.

Dardenne will discuss his recent economic development and cultural mission in Europe. Additionally, he will discuss recent and upcoming Bicentennial activities, the Super Bowl and other tourism matters.

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.


Dr. G. Pearson Cross, head of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s political science department, to speak at Nov. 12 Press Club

Dr. G. Pearson Cross, head of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s political science department, will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Nov. 12.

Cross will discuss his analysis of the results of the Nov. 6 elections for president and congress in Louisiana.

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 Secretary of State Tom Schedler to Speak at Nov. 5 Press Club

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Nov. 5.

Schedler will discuss voter turnout and trends as well as how to properly prep for election day.

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.


"Sports Legends and Heroes" Author to Speak at Press Club on Oct. 29

Earl Heard, author of “Sports Legends and Heroes,” will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Oct. 29.

Heard will discuss his book, which focuses more on what the athletes have done with their overall lives than wins, scores and championships.

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.


Press Club to host U.S. Representative 3rd Congressional District Debate Oct. 22

The Baton Rouge Press Club will host a debate for U.S. Representative 3rd Congressional District candidates on Monday, October 22.

Candidates Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia; Bryan Barrilleaux, R-Lake Charles; and Jim Stark, Libertarian-Lake Charles will be in attendance.

Charles Boustany Jr., R-Lafayette, and Ron Richard, D-Lake Charles were invited but had previous engagements.

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.


Political Analyst Elliott Stonecipher to Speak at Oct. 15 Press Club

Political analyst Elliott Stonecipher will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, October 15.

Stonecipher will discuss the upcoming 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.


Press Club to Host U.S. Rep. 6th Congressional District Debate on Monday, Oct. 8

The Baton Rouge Press Club is hosting a debate for U.S. Representative 6th Congressional District candidates on Monday, October 8.

Candidates Rufus Holt Craig Jr., Libertarian-Baton Rouge, and Richard “RPT” Torregano, no party-Baton Rouge, will be in attendance.

Incumbent William “Bill” Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, was invited to participate in the debate but declined.

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.