Two Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate will speak at Press Club on Oct. 24

Two Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate, Syrita Steib and Gary Chambers Jr., will be the guest speakers at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 24. The other invited speakers, Democrat Luke Mixon and Republican John Kennedy, the incumbent, had scheduling conflicts. Jim Engster, Press Club president, will moderate the discussion. Early voting begins on Oct. 25.

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.