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Around Town: Starry Praise

Juanita C. Pearley

Starry Praise

Emmanuel Baptist Church held its weekly prayer service at Crescent Park on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The fellowship was focused on the awareness of breast cancer and domestic violence. Guest speakers from both organizations were there to give out information that could help you.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office presented the audience with statistics for domestic violence that happens in our parish. Information was available also by the American Cancer Society, Iris Domestic Violence and Care South.

Other speakers included Senator Ed Price, Representative Ken Brass, Mayor Leroy Sullivan, Captain Darryl Smith and Councilman Lauthaught Delaney, Sr. Special thanks to Wanda August and Rev. Charles R. Brown, Sr. for hosting this event.

Rotary News

Rotary members were excited to hear the potential plans for the old visitor’s information center, aka B Lemann Building. The guest speaker for last week was Kathy Laborde, President and CEO of Gulf Coast Housing Partnership from New Orleans. Accompanying Kathy was her Project Manager, David Harms and Chad Ortte the property developer. They spoke in regard to the project being proposed to the City of Donaldsonville. If all goes well, this project will be very beneficial for everyone involved.

Game Day Fuel

The Donaldsonville Rotary Club sponsored dinner for both Ascension Catholic High School and Donaldsonville High School. The team’s meals were delivered to the school and served to them. Each had the meal that they requested including drinks and dessert.