The Ascension Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Business Now Expo on Aug. 19 at the Lamar-Dixon Trade Mart building in Gonzales.

The afternoon networking event included more than 80 local businesses displaying goods and products and explaining services.

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 its ice cream truck and Jambalaya Festival Association President Wally Taillon served jambalaya.

More than 100 door prizes were given away throughout the event.