Business Meetings for April 21

METRO LEADERS OF BATON ROUGE

WHEN: Tuesday, 7 a.m.–8 a.m.

WHERE: LaMadeleine French Cafe, 7615 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge.

RESERVATIONS: Lee Prieto, (225) 448-3560, lee@felderllc.com, or Mary Lobos, (225) 268-0501, mlobos@coldwellbankerone.com.

WOMEN’S ENERGY NETWORK– SE LA. CHAPTER

WHEN: Thursday, 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge.

SPEAKER: Chris John, president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, on ‘Louisiana: Fueling our Future.’

COST: $40, members; $50, non-members and walk-ins.

RESERVATIONS: www.wensoutheastla.com or Valerie Mayhall at vmayhall@teainconline.com or (225) 767-3880.

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT-BATON ROUGE CHAPTER

WHEN: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Ralph & Kacoo’s, 6110 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge.

SPEAKER: Désirée H. Young, founder and CEO of VentureWalk Business Partners LLC, on ‘When Networking is NOT Working: How to Build Real Connections and Responsive Networks.’

RESERVATIONS: www.br.astd.org.

CREATIVE LOUISIANA

WHEN: Friday, 8:30 a.m., coffee/networking; 9 a.m.-10 a.m. lecture/group discussion.

WHERE: Baton Rouge Gallery, 1442 City Park Ave., Baton Rouge.

SPEAKER: Jacques Rodrigue, executive director of the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.

COST: Free.