Donaldsonville Sunshine Festival this weekend

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Donaldsonville Chamber of Commerce announces that Ascension Parish President Candidates will be speaking at the ‪Donaldsonville Sunshine Festival on Sunday, June 7 at 6 p.m. Each candidate will meet and greet community and speak for 10 minutes each. The Donaldsonville Chamber is not endorsing any candidate, rather bringing information to the community as to who is running and what their platform is.

Prior to the candidates speaking on Sunday, the Chamber will welcome Miss LSU-USA Ashley Barbier at 1 p.m. Barbier is a Donaldsonville native and Ascension Catholic alumni.

Donaldsonville Sunshine Festival Schedule of Events for Saturday, June 6:

• 12 noon- Carnival opens

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Church Choirs

• 1 p.m. -1:30 p.m. - Sunshine Festival Chairman, Donaldsonville Chamber welcome

• 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Donaldsonville High Art Class display and music by DJ Thriller

• 3:15 p.m. - Tamiko Stroud

• 4:15 p.m. - K-Levy

• 5:15 p.m. - Donaldsonville Mayor Leroy Sullivan introduces Rob Taylor

• 6 pm Product of Donaldsonville

• 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Church Choirs

• 9 p.m. - Carnival Closes

For more information about the Festival contact DeRon Talley, Chairman, at 985-869-1070 or email