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THE TIMES, MAY 9, 2019, PAGE 2 Out and About ,1: 33“"; ,§ “f g .91. “Hun.........,..u.....n.... t . ~ . . . . . . . e . . . . . . . . ‘ a . . . . . . . . . . . . m ‘ . . . u PONCHATOULA LIONS CLUB-BINGO 3 ; Every Wednesday frOm 6:30pm— 11:00pm § fiat 750 E. Pine St. Ponchatoula, La. Doorsi Eopen at 6:30, 1st game starts at 7:00 pm.§ Serving hot food, cold drinks and beer. Bring i Eyour friends out, or just come and meet some Enew friends. Cash payouts for each game. §You could be the next big winner CHAMBER AFTER HOURS REVIVAL ART HOUSE I _ May 9, 5:30pm —— 7:00pm Please Jom the Ponchatoula Chamber and Revival Art House ifor the May Chamber after Hours. The times i Eare 5:30-7:00 pm. We will provide informa- Etion on upcoming events, a tour of the most wonderful ART in and out of town, along with gmeeting the owners and operators of the Re- §vival Art House. ‘ NUN RUN AND COOKOFF § Saturday, May 11, 2019 39003 Rosaryville ERd., Ponchatoula, La. Please join Rosaryville §Spirit Life Center in their Annual Nun Run §and Anything Goes Cook-off. We are going to éhave the Kateri Kidz Corner and the 1 Mile i iFun Run. The 1 Mile Fun Run will start at $8130 am, and the 5K Fun Run will start at E9:00 am. There is going to be music and lots gof fun to be had all day long ' PONCHATOULA CHAMBER GALA May 11, 6pm — 10pm Chestertan'zinguare g ‘ iThe Ponchatoula Chamber Ehopes you will join us in supportingon Bill. §boards. The Billboard Gala Theme'is Casa- Eblanca Night. This will be a night of fun, games, and great food. The cost of the event gis $20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door. iThis money is to raise funds for our Bill- iboards and advertising. Come in costume or Eregular clothes, we will have casino games, icostume contest, silent and live auctions. gThis is a black and white event. WALK FOR SENIORS COUNCIL ON AGING May 17, 8:30am— 12:00pm Ponchatoula Se- g nior/Community Center On May 17, 2019, the . ECouncil on Aging will hold its annual “Walk ifor Seniors” fundraiser, followed by a picnic éfor the senior citizens at the Ponchatoula fiSenior/community Center. Senior citizens of Tangipahoa Parish will raise money through idonations from generous members of our Ecommunity for walking laps around a track. During the event, participants, employees, §volunteers, and numerous others will wear a icommemorative t-shirt. Your help is needed § and greatly appreciated. If you need more in- iformation, please do not hesitate to contact me at 985-748-7486 or 106 N. Bay St., Amite, §La. 70422 ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v . . . . . . v . . . V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ill-:1 FROM "' M PONCHATOULA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ‘35. i,‘( KATHLEEN ELSTROTT KELLIE WHEAT TURNAGE KAYLA BROUSSARD !' 1" (.3 For Brim) l1(I/ll(’ I’ll/mi? 40 Under 40 l.(’(,'1c./(’I'.s' www.ponchatou|achamber.com 985.386.2536 Times Internet Edition -- www.ponchatoula.comlptimes Taco about a party! The fun and friendly staff of La Carreta located in downtown Ponchatoula at 147 NW Railroad Avenue, was ready this past Sunday to get The Cinco De Mayo block party started. Saul Rubio, owner and proprietor of many successful Mexican restaurants in southeast Louisiana, under the La Carreta and other brands host- ed numerous Cinco De Mayo block parties to celebrate the anniversary of the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire. Many of the La Carreta restaurants of- fered an all weekend family-friendly fiesta, with most locations offering a block party with live entertainment, face painting, inflatable’s, fun and of course, delicious traditional Mexican cuisine and libations that included handcrafted margaritas. Pictured (left to right) Elidia Miramomdes, Iris Pleitez, Brielle Berry, Mateo Delga- do, and Holly Strobel. (Times Photo by Amy Brennan) “You’ve got a friend in me” The Saint Joseph Catholic School first grade classes performed on stage this past Sunday with their music teacher Morgan Curole playing the guitar. The first grade class performed the Disney classic song “You’ve got a friend in me” from the movie Toy Story. (Times Photo by Amy Brennan) The Molly Ringwalds at St. Joe Despite bad weather the crowds came out in full force and rubber rain boots to enjoy The Molly Ringwalds this past Saturday night at The Saint Joseph Fair in Ponchatoula. The band put on a high energy show and a o igwmgs h g,an . a by all. (Times Photo by Amy Brennan) .Wi».N-.rmum- éi‘a'?‘ ; .‘ k .«‘ A- ACHOR (/ l/IC JUNE. 151 2019 ‘ . For more info contact 985-386-5776 f , www.ponchatoulachomber.com ‘. ‘ Patrick McMahon on Sunday afternoon joined thousands of his Catholic second grade peers in churches all over Louisiana in receiving his First Holy Communion. The son of former Times Editor Brendan Byard McMahon and Landis McMahon had a speaking role in the Mass. He was joined by his aunt, Mrs. Deirdre McMahon Sanchez‘of Houston and by her children, his cousins Anna Maria and Lucas Sanchez, by his sisters Felicity and Clare McMahon, and by his grandfather Bry— an T. McMahon, and a friend Le Lowry who pre— sented the young guests with gift rosaries blessed by St. Joseph Catholic Church Pastor Rev. Paul McDuffie. (Times Photo) A very Happy Birthday Life should not only be lived, it should be cel- ebrated, and that is exactly what this Louisiana group did at last Saturday’s historic running of the Kentucky Derby. Pictured (left to right): Jeff and Crystal Clark, Greg and Christie Schex— nayder, Tracey and Cliff Griggs, Joey and Mary Haley, Jason Pratt, Meredith and Phil Mull. Deb- bie and Joe Lavigne are pictured at center. (Cour— tesy Photo) ‘ ;<‘x.~:,.v.;.~u..2.w a msw’meemsymsmm 152's: ,;« Pmohaioulg Chamber ofCommoru 985-386-2536 Arm:szLammmvmwmmmmswwmfmfne; E-Mail: editor@ponchatoula.com or timesofindependence@gmail.com