EBR library director will speak at Press Club on Sept. 15

Spencer Watts, director of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 15. Watts will discuss the changing role of public libraries, current projects, the 75th anniversary and the future of the library. 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 ...

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  • Jay Dardenne will speak at Press Club on Sept. 8

    Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 8. Dardenne will discuss tourism and Louisiana’s future. 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 […]

  • Jay Dardenne will speak at Press Club on Sept. 8

    Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 8. The Press Club will not meet on Sept. 1 because of the Labor Day holiday. Dardenne will discuss tourism and Louisiana’s future. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton […]

  • Water Institute official to speak at Press Club on Aug. 25

    Chip Groat, president and CEO of the Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 25. He will discuss accomplishments of the institute in its first two years and plans for Louisiana coastal restoration. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville […]

  • Southern University athletic director to speak at Press Club on Aug. 18

    William Broussard, director of athletics at Southern University, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 18. He will speak about the upcoming football season and what fans can expect from the reigning SWAC champions. He will also give updates on the other athletic programs at Southern. Press Club […]

  • Celtic Media Centre official to speak at Press Club Aug. 11

    Patrick Mulhearn of Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 11. He will talk about the stars, the work and the economy of Hollywood South and why producers like to shoot movies here. He will also discuss the schedule for fall and winter film shooting. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Agriculture commissioner Mike Strain to speak at Press Club on July 28

    Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 28. He will speak about the status of agriculture and the future expansion and building of homes and industry on farmland and how we are losing this precious resource. Press […]

  • John Bel Edwards to speak at Press Club on July 21

    Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, who is running for governor of Louisiana, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 21. 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 […]

  • U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness to speak at Press Club on July 14

    Rob Maness, candidate for the U.S. Senate, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 14. Maness, a retired Air Force colonel who resides in Madisonville, is a Republican and endorsed by Tea Party Express. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, […]