Rotary Club of Gonzales plans annual Food Fest

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Members of the Food Fest Committee (left to right): President David Herring, Tracy Browning, Glenda Shaheen, Craig Walling, Sheena Falgoust, Anna Sparacino, Rae Milano, Martin McConnell, Dr. James Jeansonne, and Willie Robinson.

Members of the Gonzales Rotary Club have been busy preparing for its Annual Food Fest scheduled for March 28, 2017 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Trade Mart Building.

This annual event benefits the St. Theresa Food Bank. Pre-sale tickets are $25.00 each and may be purchased at several businesses in the Gonzales area including Ascension Funeral Home, Lofton Staffing, and Jeansonne & Spillers Dentistry.

Gonzales Rotary says that there will be entertainment and great food from local vendors. They promise that attendees will not leave hungry.

“The Rotary Club has sponsored this event since the late 1990‘s. It continues to be a significant resource in efforts to feed people in need throughout our city and parish,” Sheena Falgoust, Chairman of the Food Fest Committee, said.

Tickets may also be purchased at the St. Theresa Church office, from any Gonzales Rotary Club member, or by emailing

Restaurants interested in participating may contact

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world.

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