Press Club will not meet on Sept. 2, will resume on Sept. 9

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, Sept. 2, because of the Labor Day holiday but will resume on Sept. 9 with more candidate forums ahead of the Oct. 12 election.

The schedule for the remaining forums is as follows: Sept. 9, Commissioner of Agriculture; Sept. 16, Commissioner of Insurance; Sept. 23, Governor; Sept. 30, State Senate District 14; and Oct. 7, State Senate District 15. The forum for District 16 was Aug. 26.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the East and West Baton Rouge Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. The candidate forums begin at noon and end at 1 p.m. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions of the candidates.