Area Briefs

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

Now – Oct. 1

Roof Repair Program Sign-Up Period

Sign-up forms are available at the upcoming informational meeting, as well as the following municipal sites across the parish: 

·        Gonzales City Hall

·        Donaldsonville City Hall

·        Sorrento Town Hall

·        Ascension Parish Library – Gonzales

·        Ascension Parish Library – Donaldsonville

Residents will be contacted after signing up for assistance to schedule interviews to begin the full application process. 

Ascension Parish Council on Aging

101 Bocage Drive, Donaldsonville

Sept. 17

The Center will be closed.

Sept. 18

Zumba Gold: 9 a.m.

Gospel Music – Etta Brown: 10 a.m.

Sept. 19

Fourth Annual Benefit on the Bayou

No Problem Raceway Park

6470 LA-966, Belle Rose

Rose Hill Baptist Church Annual Festival

228 La. 998, Belle Rose

There will be food, games, a silent auction and a gospel tent.

Sept. 20

Men and Women Day Program

Nazarene Baptist Church

206 Williams St., Donaldsonville

The speaker will be Donaldsonville native, Paula Joseph Wilson, St. Joseph Baptist Church (Hazle Hurst, Miss.).

Family and Friends Day

New Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church

57701 Court St., Plaquemine

11:30 a.m.

The theme is “On the Battlefield for our Lord”, and the Rev. Chares Brown and the Emmanuel Baptist Church will be the honored guests.

Sept. 21

Look Good…. Feel Better

Community Education Building, St. Elizabeth Hospital

721 E. La. 30, Gonzales

10 a.m. to Noon

In conjunction with the American Cancer Society, experienced cosmetologists will teach cancer patients beauty tips to help minimize the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Free, but reservations are required.

Ascension Parish Council on Aging

101 Bocage Drive, Donaldsonville

Sept. 17

The Center will be closed.

Sept. 18

Zumba Gold: 9 a.m.

Gospel Music – Etta Brown: 10 a.m.

Sept. 21

Fast Exercise: 9:30 a.m.

Beading Club: 10:30 a.m.

Bourre’ Card Group: 10:30 a.m.

Sept. 22

Zumba Gold: 9 a.m.

Birthday Party: 9:30 a.m.

Sept. 23

Fast Exercise: 9:30 a.m.

Bourre’ Card Group: 10:30 a.m.

Sept. 24

PIYO: 9 a.m.

KICK OFF MEETING – RELAY FOR LIFE – ASCENSION PARISH

Sept. 24

St. Elizabeth Medical Plaza 1 Atrium

2647 S. St. Elizabeth Blvd., Gonzales   

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The theme is “Paint your world purple”, and the event will be held April 30, 2016 at Cabela’s.

149th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY

Sept. 27

The Buena Vista Baptist Church

10633 La. 18, St. James

9 a.m.

The guest minister will be the Rev. Adrain Caesar, pastor of Greater Westside Missionary Baptist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.).