Press Club will host in-person forum for mayor-president candidates Oct. 5

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will host an in-person forum for candidates running for the East Baton Rouge Parish mayor-president’s office at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5. The hour-long forum will be outdoors under the pavilion at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, 4560 Essen Lane South, at the intersection with I-10. Masks will be required, and there will be social distancing. Scheduled to take part are Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, state Rep. C. Denise Marcelle, Metro Councilman Matt Watson, former state Rep. Steve Carter, attorney E. Eric Guirard and businessman Jordan Piazza.