What’s Going on Around Town?

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

NAACP meeting set for Aug. 11

The Ascension Parish Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has scheduled its’ monthly meeting for Monday, August 11, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church located at 206 West 10th Street in Donaldsonville, LA 70346.  NAACP members and the general public are invited to attend this meeting. For additional information, contact Robyn Penn Delaney at (225) 717-1134 or Anthony (“Tony”) Christy at (225) 715-1952.

Crafts and food Fest

Mt. Triumph Baptist Church is hosting a Crafts and Food Fest featuring the Soul Train Riders Motorbike Club with the theme of, “Blessing of the Bikes” on August 9 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of Hwy. 1 and Oak Street in Donaldsonville. Bike riders will meet at the foot of the Sunshine Bridge in Donaldsonville at 9:15 a.m. Kickstands will be up at 9:30 a.m. to depart to the church. To purchase a booth please contact Bobbie Harvey Henry at 225-246-5243, Darlene Joseph at 225-323-0134, or Carzette Parker-Poche at 225-717-1318.

ACOA

August 18

Gonzales Center CLOSED

Employee Training

Fast Exercise

Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m.

Beading Club

Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m.

August 19

Blood Pressure Checks

UMRH – J. Bourgeois

Go Yoga

Gonzales 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.

Bridge – Gonzales 1 p.m.

Zumba Gold

Donaldsonville 9 a.m.

Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

Coupon Swap- Gonzales 9 a.m.

August 20

Donaldsonville Center CLOSED

Employee Training

Fast Exercise

Gonzales 10:45 a.m.

August 21

Bingo Sponsor

Canon Hospice

Casey Calleghan

Donaldsonville 10 a.m.

Pilates

Gonzales 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.

Cajun Needlers

Gonzales 12:30 p.m.

PIYO – Donaldsonville 9:00 a.m.

August 22

Gospel Music

Etta Brown

Donaldsonville 10 a.m.

Zumba Gold

Donaldsonville 9 a.m.

Gonzales 10:30 a.m.

Canasta

Gonzales 1 p.m.

Free Small Business Consulting at Library

Ascension Parish Library offers free small business consulting on the second Wednesday of each month at the library in Donaldsonville located at 500 Mississippi Street.  Persons wanting to start or improve a small business receive a private, two-hour consultation designed to provide professional help in areas of financing, marketing, and accounting.     

This service is provided by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University – Baton Rouge and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). All services are free and confidential.  To schedule an appointment call the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (225) 922-0998.

Flu Shots Available at Ascension Parish Health Unit in Gonzales

GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Health Unit in Gonzales is offering flu mist treatments and flu vaccines every weekday, except Wednesdays, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for a cost of $10. There is no fee for residents with Louisiana Medicaid or Medicare. 

The Ascension Parish Health Unit in Gonzales is located at 1024 East Ascension Complex Blvd. For more information call 225-644-4582.

For a complete list of services offered at the health unit, visit www.ascensionparish.net.

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