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Proposed Rebuild of I-10 in Heart of BR Could Take 23 Years! There Is a Better Plan!

By Coleman Brown, Architect and Chairman of Infrastructure Committee, ChamberEBR Six years ago, our small business chamber of commerce — the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish — initiated the new $9.3 million I -110 Terrace exit to stop the one vehicle per minute conflicts at Washington’s exit. It was completed 20 months ago, but DOTD […]

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Supt. Warren Drake to Speak at Chamber EBR on Proposed School Tax Renewal

SUPT. WARREN DRAKE WILL SPEAK ON THE PROPOSED SCHOOL TAX RENEWAL ELECTION at 12 noon on Tuesday, April 24 at the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish meeting at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy. Supt. Drake is the superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.  He was the superintendent of the No. […]

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Central Supt. Mike Faulk, Supt.-Elect Jason Fountain at Chamber EBR

CENTRAL SCHOOLS SUPT. MIKE FAULK and Supt.-Elect Dr. Jason Fountain will discuss the development of the Central Community School System since its founding in 2007 at the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish at 12 noon Tuesday at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge. Supt. Faulk, who will retire from Central on […]

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Senator – and Cattle Rancher – Beth Mizell to Speak at Chamber EBR

BATON ROUGE — SENATOR — AND CATTLE RANCHER — BETH MIZELL will talk about her first session in the Louisiana Legislature and some of her important legislative victories at 12 noon this Tuesday, May 24 at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Highway. The meeting is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish. […]

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You’re Invited to ChamberEBR Monthly Meeting

BATON ROUGE — Small business owners, guests, and members of the meeting are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy. in Baton Rouge.  The reception begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch begins at 12 noon.  Adjournment is 1:05 p.m. Chamber EBR […]

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Chamber EBR Holds Candidate Forum for House District 29

BATON ROUGE — The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge hosted a Candidates Forum for candidates in the April 9 special election for state representative from House District 29. The election is to fill a vacancy left by the death of Rep. Ronnie Edwards (D-Baton Rouge).  Participating in the forum were Rev. Albert White, […]

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Rep. Valarie Hodges on Edwards Administration Tuesday

You are invited to attend the monthly luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge at 12 noon this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. Rep. Valarie Hodges (R-Central and Livingston Parish) will discuss the new administration of Gov. John Bel Edwards, the new Speaker of the […]

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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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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

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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