Congressman Garret Graves at Chamber EBR Tuesday

Congressman Garret Graves at Chamber EBR Tuesday

Congressman Garret Graves to Speak at Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Tuesday, May 26, 2015. The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge is hosting freshman Congressman Garret Graves at its monthly newsmaker luncheon this Tuesday, May 26 at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge.  This will be Congressman Graves’ first visit [...]

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Chamber EBR Elects Officers for 2015

Chamber EBR Elects Officers for 2015

BATON ROUGE — The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge has elected Cecil Cavanaugh to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the coming year.  Other officers are: Carol Thomas — Vice Chairman Hank Henagan — Vice Chairman Dan Richey — Secretary-Treasurer President/CEO — Woody Jenkins The Chamber EBR is affiliated with [...]

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How to Join the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish

How to Join the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish

BATON ROUGE — Joining the new Chamber of Commerce for East Baton Rouge Parish is easy, if you and your business meet the qualifications. It’s really simple: • Print and fill out the Membership Application Form. • Email your application to woodyjenkins@hotmail.com and pay on-line on the homepage at www.ChamberEBR.com OR mail in the Membership [...]

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Calendar of Upcoming Chamber Events for 2015

Calendar of Upcoming Chamber Events for 2015

Here is the calendar of events for the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish for 2015: Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish Monthly luncheon on 4th Tuesday of the month at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA.  Reception at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at 12 noon. Open to small [...]

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Meet the Executive Committee of the Chamber of East Baton Rouge Parish

Meet the Executive Committee of the Chamber of East Baton Rouge Parish

On a day-to-day basis, the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish will be governed by a 21-member Executive Committee.  Right now, the Executive Committee consists of the 20 local businessmen and businesswomen who founded the Chamber on May 24, 2012.  There is one vacancy on the committee. Every November, the new Board of [...]

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How to Reach Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish

BATON ROUGE — The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish can be reached at 225-921-1433.  MAIL to 7575 Jefferson Hwy. #60, Baton Rouge, LA 70806  

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Rep. John Bel Edwards to Speak at Chamber EBR Tuesday

Rep. John Bel Edwards to Speak at Chamber EBR Tuesday

Rep. John Bel Edwards, the Democratic candidate for governor, will address the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge at 12 noon on Tuesday, April 28 at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge. The event will begin with a reception at 11:30 a.m. and continue with lunch at 12 noon.  It is open to [...]

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Sock Hop to Help Launch The Mighty WSGX 95.1 FM

Sock Hop to Help Launch The Mighty WSGX 95.1 FM

BATON ROUGE — Baton Rouge’s newest radio station, The Mighty WSGX 95.1 FM, will sign on the air in June, according to Woody Jenkins, president of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge, which holds the FCC license to build the station. The non-profit, non-commercial station will cover Baton Rouge and the proposed City [...]

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DA Hillar Moore’s Annual Report Tuesday at Chamber EBR

DA Hillar Moore’s Annual Report Tuesday at Chamber EBR

BUSINESS OWNERS: COME TO HILLAR MOORE’S REPORT TO THE PEOPLE TUESDAY. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar C. Moore III will present his Annual Report to the people of the parish this Tuesday, March 24 at a luncheon meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy. [...]

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Coroner’s Annual Report Tuesday at Chamber EBR

Coroner’s Annual Report Tuesday at Chamber EBR

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark will present his Annual Report to the parish this Tuesday at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Highway, at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge. Dr. Clark, who is completing his first term as coroner, will describe the work of his office, including • [...]

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State of City of Central Tuesday at ChamberEBR

State of City of Central Tuesday at ChamberEBR

STATE OF CITY OF CENTRAL. Central Mayor Jr. Shelton will present the State of the City of Central this Tuesday at Cafe Americain, 7521 Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge, at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge. Shelton, who just completed his first six months as Mayor, will describe his activities, [...]

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Rep. Brett Geymann, Rep. Barry Ivey Spoke on Hot Issues at Chamber EBR

Rep. Brett Geymann, Rep. Barry Ivey Spoke on Hot Issues at Chamber EBR

BATON ROUGE — Two key members of the Louisiana Legislature discussed hot issues in the current session at the Chamber EBR monthly meeting March 25.  Sen. White was unable to attend. Rep. Brett Geymann, the leader of the Fiscal Hawks and conservative Baton Rouge lawmaker Rep. Barry Ivey discussed their own legislation and other major [...]

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J. D. Perry to Address Chamber EBR Tuesday‏

J. D. Perry to Address Chamber EBR Tuesday‏

NATIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY.  The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge will host a discussion on the U. S. economy led by J. D. Perry, CEO of JP Global Capital Management and manager of the Troika I Fund, LP. Perry is expected to touch on a wide range of [...]

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Chamber EBR Networking Meeting Tuesday

Chamber EBR Networking Meeting Tuesday

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: Visit the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge this Tuesday, Oct. 22 for a Networking Luncheon. The regular monthly meeting normally features a prominent speaker, but this month YOU will be the program! We will go around the room, and business owners in attendance will be invited to talk about their [...]

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Sheriff to Address Chamber EBR on Tax Renewal

Sheriff to Address Chamber EBR on Tax Renewal

BATON ROUGE — East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux will speak Tuesday, Sept. 24 before the monthly luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge.  Sheriff Gautreaux will discuss the operations of his office and the proposed property tax renewal on the Oct. 19 election ballot. He will answer questions from the audience [...]

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Jindal Tax Plan

Jindal Tax Plan

Why Big Business Loves It, But Some Small Businesses Hate It BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal is proposing a massive overhaul of Louisiana’s tax system for introduction in the April 8 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature.  Jindal’s plan, which he said is still evolving, includes: •    Repeal of the state income tax on [...]

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