Lt. Gen. Honoré to speak at Press Club Feb. 2 on environmental score card

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, retired Army general and community activist, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Feb. 2. He will release the Louisiana Environmental Action Network’s legislative environmental score card. 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 ...

Previous Meetings

  • Water Institute CEO Chip Groat will speak at Press Club Jan. 26

    Charles “Chip” Groat, president and CEO of the Water Institute of the Gulf, will unveil “Into the Blue 2050,” a report setting a vision for how Baton Rouge and the Capital Region can embrace freshwater resources. The report summarizes the results of a focus group, which included representatives of the private sector and industry, local […]

  • No Press Club meeting on Jan. 19, next meeting Jan. 26

    The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, Jan. 19, because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The luncheon meetings at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel will resume on Monday, Jan. 26. The speaker is Chip Groat, president and CEO of the Water Institute. He will discuss “Into the Blue […]

  • Baton Rouge Chamber CEO Adam Knapp will speak at Press Club Jan. 12

    Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Jan. 12. Knapp will deliver a state of the region address, featuring BRAC’s top priorities for 2015, as well as a retrospective of economic development activity in 2014. Press Club meets on Mondays in […]

  • Greg Albrecht will speak at Press Club on Dec. 15

    Greg Albrecht, chief economist with the Legislative Fiscal Office, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 15. He will discuss state tax credits. 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 […]

  • SU’s Albert Samuels will speak at Press Club on Dec. 8

    Albert Samuels, professor of political science and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Political Science at Southern University, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 8. He will provide an analysis of the Dec. 6 election and what that may mean for Louisiana’s future. Press Club […]

  • Democratic, Republican party representatives to speak at Dec. 1 Press Club

    Representatives from the Democratic and Republican parties will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 1. State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, Louisiana Democratic Central Committee chair, will speak. The Republican Party representative scheduled is Jason Doré, executive director of the LAGOP. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]