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Starbucks grand opening Monday

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMONDA new coffee outlet has been added to Southeastern Louisiana University’s War Memorial Student Union.

     Starbucks will host a grand opening on Monday, April 27, from 12:30-2:30 p.m., said Martin Balisteri, food service director for Aramark, Southeastern’s food services provider.

     “The festivities will take place in the Student Union mall and begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.,” Balisteri said. “There will be lots of fun including live entertainment compliments of the Reggie Sanders Jazz Trio, a ‘guess how many coffee beans’ game, ‘Starbucks Jeopardy,’ caricature artist and Southeastern student Ashley Bauman, free refreshments and more.”

     Aramark oversees 10 dining locations on Southeastern’s campus.

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