Baton Rouge Press Club

Created in 1969, the Baton Rouge Press Club promotes the news profession and provides opportunities for members of the press to communicate with each other, their sources and the general public.

Chas Roemer, BESE president, to speak at Press Club on Aug. 4

Chas Roemer, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 4. He will speak about BESE’s differences with the Governor’s Office over Common Core standards and student testing. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.

General Information

General Information

The Press Club meets at noon on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge, Iberville Room.
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., the speaker goes on at 12:15 p.m. Lunch is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

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If you are interested in joining the Press Club, please fill out a membership application and mail it and the appropriate dues to the organization's post office box Download the Application Here