Free health fair to be held Friday

The Ascension Parish Council on Aging’s free health fair Friday will feature free pneumonia vaccinations provided by Rite Aid Pharmacy.

Seniors can receive free health screenings and health-related information during the event from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lamar-Dixon Expo center.

After the health fair, seniors are invited to attend the Ascension Parish Senior Sock Hop at the expo center.

Call the COA Senior Centers at (225) 473-3789 or (225) 621-5750.

Ball to benefit Project Kidz Kove

Tickets are on sale for the Blue Jean Ball, a fundraiser for Project Kidz Kove.

The event, featuring music by Something Blue featuring Jenny Heroman, is Friday at the Gonzales Civic Center.

Tickets are available at Beth’s Boutique, Monogram Promos and at the Gonzales Fire Station on Orice Roth Road.

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The Sixth annual Pelican Point Hot to Trot fundraiser is set from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Burnside subdivision.

The event, which features a run, raffles and pancake breakfast, is a fundraiser for the Fifth Ward Volunteer Fire Department.

The Pelican Point Golf Community Home Owners Association sponsors the event.

Call Julia Frank at (225) 473-0004.

Crawfish boil set for outdoor health

Leadership Ascension’s Fit Ascension Project is hosting a family crawfish boil fundraiser Saturday at Don’s Seafood Hut in Gonzales.

Fit Ascension is raising money to add seven outdoor fitness stations at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center’s lake, Leadership Ascension representatives say in a news release.

Leadership Ascension is a leadership program of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce.

The crawfish boil, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature food, music by the Eddie Smith Band and inflatables for children.

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A mini-pot jambalaya cooking contest, food, inflatables and music are planned for a Saturday fundraiser to help pay medical expenses for Sebrea Walker Hulin, of Ascension Parish.

Friends and relatives of Hulin, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, are holding “Support for Sebrea” at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ronnie and Greg Melancon will perform from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Seminar to focus on credit repair

The Bayou Lafourche Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will sponsor a free Credit Repair and Identity Theft seminar at 6 p.m. on May 2 at the Ascension Parish Library in Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St.

Call Robyn Penn Delaney at (225) 717-1134.