Lane will speak about GM recalls at April 21 Press Club

Eric Lane, president of Gerry Lane Enterprises, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 21. Lane will speak about the recent GM vehicle recalls, their effect on local business and what customers need to do in response to the recalls. 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 ...

Previous Meetings

  • Speaker update at April 14 Press Club: Sen. Ben Nevers

    Sen. Ben Nevers of Bogalusa will speak today at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on timely legislative issues, including his bill to place a moratorium on incorporation,  Medicaid reimbursement funding and the state’s public private hospital partnerships, and his school choice legislation. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle […]

  • New LCTC system president, Monty Sullivan, will speak at April 14 Press Club

    Monty Sullivan, the new president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 14. Sullivan will share his vision on the importance of higher education in solving pressing needs of industry and communities across Louisiana. He has more than 25 years […]

  • Sen. Mary Landrieu will speak at April 7 Press Club

    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 7. She will discuss her new role as head of the Senate Energy Committee, issues before Congress and the upcoming election. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, […]

  • Gifford Briggs with LOGA will speak at March 31 Press Club

    Gifford Briggs, vice president of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 31. He will discuss LOGA’s attempts to halt the lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, and other issues affecting the […]

  • Record-setting year for Louisiana agriculture topic for March 24 Press Club

    John Westra, economist with the LSU AgCenter, will discuss another record-setting year in 2013 for Louisiana agriculture at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 24. The ag economy reached $11.8 billion in 2013, which is a 3.8 percent increase over 2012. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the […]

  • Edwin Edwards to speak at Press Club on March 17

    Former Gov. Edwin Edwards will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 17. Edwards will talk about his future plans. 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 […]

  • No Press Club March 10 because legislative session starts

    The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on March 10 because that is the first day of the legislative session. On March 17, the speaker will be former Gov. Edwin Edwards, who will talk about his future plans. On March 24, the speaker will be LSU Economist John Westra, who will provide his […]

  • Author, activist John Barry to speak at Press Club on March 3

    John Barry – author, historian and activist – will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 3. Barry, who is with Restore Louisiana Now, will talk about the latest wrinkles in the lawsuit against 100 oil companies for damaging Louisiana’s coast. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room […]

  • Margaret Ambrose from Southern University will speak at Press Club on Feb. 24

    Margaret Ambrose, chair of Southern University’s Centennial Committee and a retired administrator who worked at the university for 40 years, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Feb. 24. Ambrose will discuss the celebration of 100 years on Scott’s Bluff in 2014 and Southern University’s history and heritage. Press Club meets […]