Claston Bernard is featured speaker at November Ascension GOP Roundtable

Claston Bernard, author and Louisiana Director of Blexit , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of urban and minority communities by encouraging youth to seek and take advantage of opportunities in 21st Century America, will be the featured speaker at the November Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be held on Thursday, November 19th at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1500 W. Highway 30 in Gonzales. (11:30 to 12:00 – Meet and Greet: Noon. – Event).

Bernard, the author of Outcast: No Room at the Table for Conservative Blacks in Black America and Born a Winner, is a two time Olympian who won the 2002 NCAA Decathlon Champion, the 2002 Commonwealth Games Champion and finished 9th in Athens, Greece in 2004.

2020 Republican candidates are welcome to meet and greet with guests!

Cost for the lunch is $22.00 (Choice of three entrees), collected at the door (checks and cash preferred, but we do accept credit cards). The event is open to the public and guests are welcome. Reservations are requested. RSVP: 225-921- 5187 or e-mail:

Entre Choices are: Fried Catfish, Fried Shrimp or Marinated Chicken. All meals include a salad, stuffed potato, iced tea and dessert. 

Members and guests are asked to bring non-perishable items for the St. Theresa Food Bank.