Photo briefs taken from Donaldsonville community happenings

Women's Day

Mount Zion Baptist Church held its women's day program on September 17th. The guest speaker was Sis. Cheryl Cayette Barnes. The theme for the program was "Christian Women Put on the Full Armor of God." Pictured is Tosha Smith cochair lady and Dianne McKinney chair lady.

Celebrating Grandparents

The trend is growing more each day as grandparents start their lives over by raising grandchildren. No matter what the reasons or situations are it's happening. Wanda August, Parent Facilitator with Ascension Parish Schools conducted an event for those grandparents doing just that.. It did not matter who you were you were invited to attend. Nearly one hundred or more were in attendance. There were special guest speakers, food and drinks and great motivational information.

Rotary News

Ascension Fund Executive Director Jennifer was the guest speaker at last week's meeting. She gave information on the grants awarded to the schools and teachers for 2017. Rotary also presented her with a check as a donation for the Rotary Club.

Holiday Inn Tailgating

Friends, family and guest gathered at the Holiday Inn to watch the LSU game last weekend. Hotel manager Renita Spears said this was an event to be shared with everyone. Guest enjoyed swimming, drinking at pool side, and great food. It also allowed you to stay at the hotel at a 50 percent savings off the regular stay rates.