Chamber announces Francois Bend Assisted Living

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
From Francois Bend Assisted Living groundbreaking ceremony.

On Wednesday, November 16, 2017 a Ground Breaking was held to commemorate the building of Francois Bend Assisted Living at 326 East Industry Avenue, Gonzales, LA.

Francois Bend will be a beautiful, amenity-rich, senior living campus with 108 apartments located on 7.5 acres of Francois bend in Gonzales, Louisiana. Francois Bend will offer maintenance-free independent living as well as three different levels of assisted living and dedicated memory care.

Those attending the ground breaking were (left to right) Red Loupe, City of Gonzales CFO Scot Byrd, Perry LeBlanc and Ashley Beckendorf of Volkert, Ascension Parish Councilman John Cagnolatti, Edwin Edwards, Ascension Parish Councilman Randy Clouatre, Francois Bend President Sarah Garvin, Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa, Francois Bend Director of Marketing and Community Relations Amanda Williams, City of Gonzales Councilman Kirk Boudreaux, Ascension Parish Sheriff Public Information Officer Allison Hudson, Sharon Morris of Arc of East Ascension, Tommy Martinez and Ascension Chamber of Commerce board member Erin Lanoux.

If you would like more information on Francois Bend Assisted Living, please call 225-647-BEND (2363), email or visit their website For more information on the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, please visit, e-mail or call 225-647-7487.

Contributed by Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce