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 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.

Previous Meetings

  • 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, […]

  • David LaCerte, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak on July 6

    David LaCerte, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 6. He will address the issues and controversy surrounding the federal VA health care system. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at […]

  • Barry Erwin will speak at Press Club on June 30

    Barry Erwin, president and CEO of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 30. His topic is “Sorting out the mess of Common Core.” Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located […]

  • Woody Jenkins will speak at Press Club June 23

    Former State Representative Woody Jenkins, who has filed suit to halt the annexation of Baton Rouge General and the Mall of Louisiana into the city of Baton Rouge, will discuss the reasons behind his suit and the politics of the bid to establish St. George. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at […]

  • Sen. Vitter will speak at Press Club June 16

    Sen. David Vitter will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 16. He will discuss his candidacy for governor and policies he is working on in the U.S. Senate, including job-creating infrastructure bills, WRDA and a highway bill. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of […]

  • LSU vice chancellor for research and development will speak at June 9 Press Club

    K.T. Valsaraj, LSU vice chancellor for research and development, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 9. Valsaraj will discuss LSU’s strategic approach to securing funding for its world-class research. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is […]

  • SU business dean to speak at Press Club on June 2

    Donald Andrews, dean of the College of Business at Southern University, will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 2. Andrews will talk about the college’s success in forming international and domestic partnerships and promoting economic development and entrepreneurship. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle […]

  • Press Club will not meet on May 26

    The Press Club of Baton Rouge will not meet on Monday, May 26, because of the Memorial Day holiday. The weekly luncheon meetings at the Belle of Baton Rouge will resume on June 2. Like the Baton Rouge Press Club on Facebook.

  • LCTCS President Monty Sullivan to speak at Press Club May 19

    Monty Sullivan, president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, May 19. Sullivan will discuss the WISE plan being considered by the state legislature as well as the system’s role in addressing Louisiana’s industrial demands. Press Club meets on Mondays in the […]