Edwards to speak at Press Club Nov. 24, Graves declines

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, who will be in the Dec. 6 runoff to represent the 6th Congressional District, will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 24. His opponent, Garret Graves, has declined to appear. Press Club meets on Mondays 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 ...

Previous Meetings

  • Gen. Clark will speak at Press Club on Nov. 17

    General Wesley K. Clark, retired 4-star general in the U.S. Army and now chairman and CEO of Wesley K. Clark & Associates, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 17. He will discuss partisan politics and its threat to Louisiana for Lifeline, a cellphone service for low-income seniors, […]

  • Pearson Cross to speak at Press Club on Nov. 10

    Pearson Cross, interim associate dean of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Liberal Arts, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 10. Cross will be speaking about the Nov. 4 election and Dec. 6 runoff as well as the trends and dynamics of the two-party system in Louisiana […]

  • State health official to speak on Ebola preparedness at Press Club Nov. 3

    Dr. Jimmy Guidry, State Health Officer of Louisiana and Department of Health and Hospitals Medical Director, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Nov. 3. He will talk about the state’s preparedness for Ebola. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which […]

  • Tom Schedler to speak at Press Club Oct. 27

    Secretary of State Tom Schedler will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 27. He will talk about the upcoming Nov. 4 election, which is the largest Louisiana has had in a decade. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is […]

  • Forum for 6th Congressional District candidates at Press Club on Oct. 20

    The five candidates for the 6th Congressional District seat who have received at least 10 percent in polling have been invited to speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 20. They are Dan Claitor, Paul Dietzel, Edwin Edwards, Garret Graves and Lenar Whitney. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville […]

  • Pennington Biomedical director will speak at Press Club on Oct. 13

    William Cefalu, Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s executive director, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 13.  He will discuss the innovative ways that Pennington Biomedical is capitalizing on its expertise and unique facilities to adapt to the changing dynamics of federal funding for research. Press Club meets on […]

  • Kennedy will speak on state health plan changes at Press Club on Oct. 6

    John Kennedy, state treasurer, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Oct. 6. He will challenge the Louisiana Legislature to exert its oversight authority on state employee health plan changes. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located […]

  • Dan Borne will speak at Press Club on Sept. 29

    Dan Borne, president of the Louisiana Chemical Association, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 29. He will talk about the chemical side of Louisiana’s petrochemical boom and what it means for jobs and the economy of our state. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room […]

  • Revenue secretary Tim Barfield to speak at Press Club Sept. 22

    Tim Barfield, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 22. Barfield will discuss this year’s tax amnesty program and his agency’s new Office of Debt Recovery. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge […]