VFW members recognized

Staff reports
Shown from left to right: LeSaicherre, Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez and Guedry.

Two members of the VFW Gonzales Post 3693 were commended at the Ascension Parish Council meeting on Sept. 15 for exemplary community service.

Parish President Tommy Martinez present parish certificates of appreciation to Adeline Guedry and Joyce LeSaicherre.

Guedry was recently lauded for her fundraising efforts through VFW Post 3693 for Cancer Aid and Research. Guedry placed first in the state out of 17 VFW Auxiliary Posts in raising money and helping members with cancer secure grant funding to help with medical expenses.

LeSaicherre is the chairperson for the Voice of Democracy Program and the Pilot Pen Essay Program, two programs that are implemented in Ascension Parish Schools