Recent flooding has forced the Ascension Chamber of Commerce to move its office to 120 S. Irma Blvd.

The chamber’s La. 30 office was damaged during recent heavy rain storms that dumped as much as 10 inches of water on the city.

Class of 1969 reunion

The East Ascension High School Class of 1969 is holding a reunion July 26 at the Grande Pavilion in Gonzales. Cost is $45, and July 1 is the deadline to register.

To register, call Jo Dardeau Roux at (225) 715-9496 or Carla Braud Gautreau at (225) 910-1234.

Call for artwork

The River Region Art Association is calling for artists to submit artwork for its Red Hot Art Show.

The art show, to be held July 14 to Aug. 1, is open to adults, and it’s free to enter. Categories are painting, drawing, photography, digital art and three-dimensional art.

Entry forms are available online at riverregionart or at the RRAA Depot Gallery, 1008 W. La. 30, Gonzales.

Call exhibit Chairwoman Betty Marks at (225) 939-9917 or email, or call the RRAA’s office at (225) 644-8496.

Loar to speak to GOP

Ascension Parish Council Chairman Christopher Loar will be the keynote speaker Tuesday at the Ascension GOP Roundtable sponsored by Ascension Republican Women.

The roundtable starts at 6:30 p.m. at Carli-Co Café, 1506 N. Airline Highway.

Cost for the meal is $18. Reservations are requested. Call (225) 644-5728 or email:

Flag program

It’s not too late to register for the Gonzales Firefighters Association’s flag program.

For a $40 donation, flags will be placed in the donor’s yard on July 4, Labor Day, Patriot’s Day, Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day and Flag Day.

Contact any Gonzales firefighter for information about the program or call (801) 376-3802.

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or; email, ascension@ or Deadline: noon Monday.

Editors’s note: This story was change on June 12 to correct the date of the East Ascension High School Class of 1969 reunion. The reunion is July 26.