PAR President Procopio to speak at Jan. 24 Press Club

Steven Procopio, president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, known as PAR, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Jan. 24. Procopio will talk about Louisiana budget issues and redistricting. He will also provide a brief overview of what PAR does and what PAR plans to work on over the next year.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at noon, is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.