WATCH NOW: Lt. Gov. Nungesser talking about Sunshine Plan initiative and Louisiana tourism


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser starts off a busy week at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday.

Nungesser is scheduled to be the guest speaker at noon.

Nungesser is going to talk about Louisiana tourism including the “Sunshine Plan initiative for attracting new tourists, staycations and increasing use of state parks; hurricane damage recovery updates; seafood industry promotion; and the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project,” according to the Press Club.

The meeting is taking place at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant.

Only members of the Press Club and media may ask questions of Lt. Gov. Nungesser.

The Press Club asks “for everyone’s safety, masks are encouraged except when seated.”

The rest of Lt. Nungesser’s schedule for this week looks like this:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

  • 15th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Celebration

West Cal Arena & Event Center

401 Arena Road

Sulphur, LA

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

  • Metropolitan Republican Women of Metairie

Southern Yacht Club

105 N. Roadway Street

New Orleans, LA

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • 10th Annual Gold Medal Chefs Gala & Hospitality Awards

Ernest J. Morial Convention Center

The Great Hall

900 Convention Center Blvd.

New Orleans, LA

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

  • 78th Annual Blue Star Mothers of American National, Inc. Convention

Marriot New Orleans Hotel

555 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

  • 17th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off

Ernest J. Morial Convention Center

Hall J

900 Convention Center Blvd.

New Orleans, LA

Opening Ceremonies – 11:30 a.m.

Cooking Starts – 12 p.m.

Winner Announced around 4 p.m.

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