LOCAL

Chamber hosts successful expo

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

The Ascension Chamber of Commerce held their Third Annual Business Expo on Aug. 19 at the Lamar Dixon Trade Mart. It included over 80 area businesses ranging from restaurants, to healthcare, to banks and insurance companies. 

Including vendors and guests, approximately 300 businesses were represented at the expo. Carlico Café, Chef KD Louisiana Legends, Pelican Point Golf Club and Sweet Robichaux provided food and drink tastings while Red River bank handed out ice cream from their Ice Cream Truck and Jambalaya Festival Association’s very own Wally Taillon served his famous jambalaya. Over 100 door prizes were given away throughout the event. Waguespack & Associates Insurance and Team Honda teamed up to sponsor a chance to win a new car.