John Beck, Sr., principal of Ascension Catholic School was the guest speaker at the weekly Rotary meeting. Mr. Beck presented information regarding the school’s scores and accreditations, as well as an update on the athletic programs.

Johnny Palazzotto, co-founder of Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, Inc. and music producer with Pal Productions, was the guest speaker at last week's meeting of the Donaldsonville Rotary Club. Rotarians were enlightened by the many well-known artists for whom Palazzotto has produced music. Palazzotto was a guest of Rotarian Chuck Montero, who gave his introduction to rotarians.

The Donaldsonville Rotary Club hosts its meetings on Thursday at noon at Cafe Lafourche, 817 Veterans Blvd., Donaldsonville.