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Southeastern Ascension Parish Alumni plan July 22 presidential reception in Gonzales

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni from Ascension Parish are hosting a reception July 22 where Presidnt John L. Crain will provide the group with a status report on the university.
     The meet and greet will take place in Gonzales at PARC 73, 14379 LA Hwy. 73, from 6 to 8 p.m.
     Hosts include Jeff Wiley, Sam Decoteau, Rhonda Lamendola, Sandy Riley, and Mark and Gail Varisco. Guests can enjoy complimentary refreshments and also mingle with President Crain and Southeastern Lion coaches.
     “We encourage everyone in Ascension Parish to come out and meet Dr. Crain,” said Kathy Pittman, alumni association director.
     Pittman said Southeasten has strong ties with Ascension Parish, which is one of the top feeder parishes to the university. Nearly 900 students from Ascension Parish attend Southeastern, and close to 2,000 alumni reside there. 
     For more information or to RSVP, call the Alumni Association at 985-549-2150 or
1-800-SLU-ALUM. Directions are available at

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