Public health advocate will speak at Press Club on Dec. 5

Jennifer Herricks, founder of Louisiana Families for Vaccines, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 5. Herricks is a microbiologist and advocate for immunizations. Louisiana Families for Vaccines is a volunteer network of parents, teachers and health-care professionals, who support public health legislation.

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 12:15 p.m., is $20 for members and $30 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.