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Reservations being taken for Alumni Association March 2009 Italy trip

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMONDSoutheastern Louisiana University alumni and friends can register now for a 12-day trip to Italy in March 2009.

     Participants in the March 13-24 trip, sponsored by the Southeastern Alumni Association, will fly from New Orleans to Rome and also visit the Italian cities of Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Verona, Venice, Ravenna, and Assisi.

     “We are looking forward to our fourth and most exciting trip yet,” said Alumni Director Kathy Pittman. “We will spend 12 days in Italy experiencing some of the most historical, beautiful and romantic cities in the world.”

     Highlights of the trip include visits to St. Peter’s Square, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Michaelangelo’s “David,” and St. Francis’ Basilica.

     For reservations and additional information, contact Jo Ann Spangler Bowman at Carlson Wagonlit Travel in Baton Rouge, 1-800-264-4044. Reservations are due no later than Oct. 15.

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