Around Ascension for March 13, 2024

Gun Rights

Volunteers needed for Rock the Country

Volunteer Ascension is seeking volunteers for the Rock the Country concert April 4-6 in Gonzales.

Check out the volunteer opportunity at

Ascension GOP Roundtable March 20

Cole Myers, the Texas and Louisiana grassroots coordinator for the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action, is the speaker for the March 20 Ascension GOP Roundtable.

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The roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women, starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1500 W. La. 30 in Gonzales.

A graduate of Purdue University with a degree in organizational management and political science, Myers marks one year with the NRA in May. Cost for the lunch is $30. To with Pay Pal by going to this link: The event is open to the public and guests are welcome. For reservations, call (225) 921-5187 or email:

La. 621 farmers market opens Spring

The Spring farmers market is now open on La. 621. 

The market includes fresh produce and other local vendors selling their wares.

The market is held from 8 a.m. to noon.

Leadership Ascension’s Work of Arc plans event

On Thursday, the Work of Arc, a Leadership Ascension Team, will host its Cocktails & Contracts happy hour social to assist the Arc of East Ascension in obtaining more contracts to employ their participants through its shredding and janitorial services.

The happy hour service project will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Gonzales Civic Center.

The group’s goal is to spread the word, in the Ascension Parish and neighboring business communities, about the Arc’s shredding and janitorial services.

For more information about the event or to become a sponsor, contact Decker at and follow us on Facebook at @workofarc.

Pick up plants at area high school sales

Dutchtown High

Plants will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dutchtown High green house.

East Ascension FFA

Get your plants and farmers market items from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the East Ascension High FFA plant sale and farmers market at a sale hosted by the East Ascension High FFA.

St. Amant

St. Amant High’s FFA Plant Sale and Farmers Market is set from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at the school.

Writer’s Support Group

Find camaraderie with other wordsmiths! Whether yours is a work in progress or you’ve already published, the Writer’s Support Group is a place to find encouragement — and support. On Saturday, March 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the library in Galvez, experienced writers can share what they have learned in the world of writing and publishing that might help struggling authors. Writers of all genres are welcome. If you’ve been working alone, this is the community for you. Save your seat by calling (225) 622-3339.

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