Eddie Rispone was the keynote speaker at the Ascension Republican Women Christmas/Installation Luncheon on December 19th at the Clarion Inn in Gonzales. His topic was workforce development and education. In addition, Wanda Aizpurua, Louisiana Federation of Republican Women President, installed the ARW 2020 Officers. Miss Hannah Gautreau, a student at East Ascension High, sang Christmas Carols at the event.
Picutred above, from Left: ARW President, Elizabeth Harris; 1st Vice President, Joyce LaCour; 2nd Vice President, Geri Teasley; Treasurer, Rhonda Lamendola; LFRW President, Wanda Aizpurua; Recording Secretary, Darcy Rizzo; Corresponding Secretary, Maria Fernandez and Past President, Gina McBride.
ARW President, Elizabeth Harris, presented a plaque to outgoing 2nd Vice President, Joy Bodin, in appreciation of her two years serving in the position.