City of Gonzales chosen as part of Sherwin Williams National Painting Week Program

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
This year, the City of Gonzales Green Room at Jambalaya Park has been chosen as a recipient of a program. Sherwin-Williams employees began the project on Monday, May 11.

Monday, May 11 saw the beginning of Sherwin Williams Painting Week. Each year, the company picks project designed to beautify through color inspiration, painting ideas, expert tips, product information and one-of-a-kind projects – whether it’s for a DIY endeavor or enlists the help of a professional. To celebrate National Painting Week thousands of Sherwin-Williams volunteers across the U.S. and Canada will donate their time and Sherwin-Williams products to upgrade non-profits, churches, schools and other deserving community organizations.

This year, the City of Gonzales Green Room at Jambalaya Park has been chosen as a recipient of the program. Sherwin-Williams employees began the project on Monday, May 11, and 5 p.m.

The Green Room is utilized by the many events that take place at Jambalaya Park, most recently, bands performing at the free Music in the Park concert series. It affords performers a quiet place to change clothing and eat when taking breaks. It also offers private bathroom facilities for people utilizing the park for events.

Sherwin Williams in Gonzales estimates that approximately 7-10 gallons of their top quality Emerald Gloss Hi Reflective White will be used to brighten up the area.

The company does this every year as a way of giving back to the local communities in which their employees live and work.

All volunteers will be Sherwin Employees, including the Manager, John McGehee and Assistant Manager Melvin Handy from the Gonzales based location, along with two Sales Representatives from the Sherwin Williams Louisiana District, Russell Tessier and Patrick Hussey.

The City of Gonzales is delighted to have been chosen as a part of this program.

“It’s wonderful to have a national company with a local base in the City of Gonzales want to help us with beautifying our Green Room area,” said Mayor Barney Arceneaux. “On behalf of the entire city, I thank them for their time and dedication on this project. I’m sure the finished result will be fantastic.”

For more information about the Sherwin Williams National Painting Week Program, visit swpaintingweek.com, and feel free to come and watch as local Sherwin Williams employees transform a much utilized area of our city.