National Garden Week

The National Garden Clubs, Inc. sponsored National Garden Week onJune 5-11, 2022.  NGC encouraged local garden clubs across the countryto celebrate noting, “This week is an opportunity to encourage pride in yourcommunity, interest new members, and work with other groups to be part ofthose efforts.” The Gonzales Garden Club and the Gonzales Mayorplanned a brief ceremony to […]

2022 Miss Gonzales Jambalaya Queen

On June 11, 2022 our longest reigning queen, Tara Babin, had to reluctantly give upher title. But, it would be a bitter sweet moment as Ava Savoy’s name wasannounced as the 2022 Miss Gonzales Jambalaya Queen. Ava marks the 4th cousin towin the title of Miss Gonzales Jambalaya and it was a very special moment […]

EA/STA Steak & Beans Social

This year, for the first time ever,  both sides had the good fortune of eating steak. Due to Covid, there was no event last year. The Spartans won the game and the Gators won the game this year. Bret Hughes is the EA captain and Fritz Englade is the STA captain. The event was highlighted […]

Remembering Myra

The Gonzales Garden Club recently lost a pillar of their membership. Myra Mire’s obituary began “Palmyra ‘Myra’ Savoy Mire, a native of St. Amant and resident of Gonzales, entered eternal rest on February 19, 2022 at the age of 90.”  She was in the Gonzales Garden Club for 33 years.  She served as club president […]

Business Then Pleasure

Since annual flower show is deferred until next year, the Gonzales Garden Club gathered for a business meeting, lunch and a garden tour.  The April 6 meeting centered around committee reports about the ongoing projects of Jambalaya Park beautification, the plant sale and live oak registration.   Vice President Mary Jo Pohlig reported on preparations […]

Do I Still Need an Estate Plan?

In March of 2012, I wrote an article for Ascension Magazine entitled “Do I Need an Estate Plan?” Some of you reading this right now might have read that article a decade ago. (And if you did, have you done your planning yet?) This month, we are going to revisit that article with a few […]

East Ascension Rotary – Mardi Gras 2022

Each year the East Ascension Rotary club gives back to the community in a  major way by hosting a Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser.  This year was no exception.  In fact, preliminary figures place it as one of the best ever. The Mardi Gras Ball is a catered event with an outstanding band. The band of choice is The […]