Meetings

State Rep. Walter Leger to Speak at May 7 Press Club

State Rep. Walter Leger will address the Press Club at noon Monday, May 7.

Leger will discuss the 2012 Coastal Master Plan and Related Hurricane Protection and Restoration issues in the legislative session as well as other legislative issues.

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.


Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard to Speak at April 30 Press Club

Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 30.

Dobard will discuss the launch of the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone, a reform model to address the needs of children currently attending low-performing schools in the parish by working collaboratively with parents and engaging community and business partners.

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.


Southeastern Louisiana University Philosophy Professor Barbara Forrest and Baton Rouge Home School teacher Suzanne Passman to Speak at April 23 Press Club

Southeastern Louisiana University Philosophy Professor Barbara Forrest and Baton Rouge Home School teacher Suzanne Passman will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 23.

Forrest and Passman will discuss the continuing challenge to Louisiana’s Science Education Act.

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.


Southern University Chancellor James Llorens to Speak at April 16 Press Club

Southern University Chancellor James Llorens will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 16.

Llorens will discuss the university’s overall goals for the fall and beyond.

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.


Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne to Speak at April 9 Press Club

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 9.

Dardenne will discuss Louisiana’s yearlong bicentennial celebration.

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.


The Rev. Raymond Jetson, chairman of the Baton Rouge Transit Coalition, and Alex Velasquez, a representative of Taxbusters, to Speak at April 2 Press Club

The Rev. Raymond Jetson, chairman of the Baton Rouge Transit Coalition, and Alex Velasquez, a representative of Taxbusters, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, April 2.

Jetson and Velasquez will discuss the proposed municipal bus system tax and debate the future of the Capital Area Transit System. The election on the tax is April 21.

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.


LSU AgCenter Economist John Westra to Speak at March 26 Press Club

LSU AgCenter economist John Westra will address the Press Club at noon Monday, March 26.

Westra will report on the latest Louisiana agriculture summary, which will be released that day. While other sectors of the Louisiana economy struggle, the agriculture economy continues to thrive with numbers up again in 2011 over 2010.

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.


State Superintendent of Education John White and Secretary of Louisiana Economic Development Stephen Moret to Speak at March 19 Press Club

State Superintendent of Education John White and Secretary of Louisiana Economic Development Stephen Moret will address the Press Club at noon Monday, March 19.

White and Moret will discuss Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education reform package and its expected impact on Louisiana’s business climate and economic growth.

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.


No Press Club on March 12

The Baton Rouge Press Club will not meet Monday, Feb. 20 because of the commencement of the 2012 regular legislative session.

The Press Club will meet again on Monday, March 19.

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 Sen. Bodi White to Speak at Feb. 27 Press Club

State Sen. Bodi White, R-Central, will address the Press Club at noon Monday, Feb. 27.

White will discuss his effort to form a new southeast Baton Rouge school district as well as issues related to the upcoming legislative session.

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.