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Tuesday — James S. Fargason, an LSU business law professor, will be the guest speaker at this month’s LSU Executive Education’s Breakfast. The event will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Café Américain. Registration is $25, but $20 discounts are available. For more information, click here.
Wednesday — Women & Wine on Wednesdays will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Yvette Marie’s on Government Street. For more details, click here.
Thursday — A lunch discussion on crime in the community, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge, will be held at 11:30 p.m. at Drusilla Place. Participants will include District Attorney Hillar Moore, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and Mayor Pro Tem Mike Walker. Tickets are $22 for league members and $27 for non-members. For more details or tickets, click here.
Friday — Joe Traigle will be the speaker at Forum 35’s monthly luncheon. The lunch will be held at noon at Juban’s. Traigle, a businessman and gay rights activist, will discuss tolerance in Baton Rouge. Admission is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. For more details or to register, click here.
Saturday — Jeffrey Marx, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Baton Rouge native, will interview Olympic champion Carl Lewis from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Manship Theatre. Proceeds will benefit the Wendy Marx Foundation for Organ Donor Awareness and the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency. Tickets are $100. For more information, click here.
May 24 — The fourth annual ACG Louisiana Awards will be held at 6 p.m. in the Hotel InterContinental in New Orleans. Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $100 for ACG members and $150 for non-members. For more information, go to acg.org/louisiana.
May 24-May 25 — The Clean Energy/Clean Technology Incubation Workshop will be held at Crowne Plaza. The event, hosted by the Louisiana Business and Technology Center, Clean Energy Alliance and National Business Incubation Association, will discuss developing and financing clean energy incubators and client companies. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will speak at the event. Registration is $395 for NBIA and CEA members and $495 for non-members. For more details, click here.
May 27 — The Jarvis Green Foundation will hold a Wine Tasting Gala at 7 p.m. at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. The event will feature food, entertainment and appearances from a number of former LSU football stars. Proceeds from the event will go to support victimized single working mothers in disadvantaged, low-income areas in Baton Rouge. Tickets are $75, for more details or to purchase, click here.