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Juanita C. Pearley
The Emmanuel Baptist Church held its annual New Year's Eve celebration service on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. Photo by Juanita C. Pearley

Citizen of the Year Application

The Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce announced it is taking nominations for this years 2017 Citizen of the Year award to be presented at the annual banquet in February.

If you feel someone you know has been very instrumental and dedicated to the community or any other organizations, we ask that you write a letter stating the reason(s) you feel this person should receive the award.

You can mail or drop off your nomination to Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, 714 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA 70346. Letters should be submitted by Feb. 3 before 4 p.m.

EBC Welcomes in 2017

The Emmanuel Baptist Church held its annual New Year’s Eve celebration service on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.

After a wonderful praise and worship service Pastor Charles R. Brown, Sr. invited everyone to join in the celebration as they consumed eggnog and gumbo and enjoyed an array of spectacular fireworks. It was a night filled with family, friends and fellowship.