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Bunko scooter

Riding with pride

Contact: Rene Abadie


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Southeastern Women’s Head Basketball Coach Lori Jones sits astride the Cali Classic 50 scooter that will be raffled at Fiesta Bunko for Basektball May 7 at Twelve Oaks. Pictured are, from left, front, Jessica Sommers, Aarika Reyna, Jones, Chelsea Hix, Mary Fountain, and Rachel Mackie; back, Kaitlyn Waller, Kelli Jenkins, Denise Holly, Michael Holly, Latoria Holder, Amber Crenshaw, and Aja Gibson.

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Lori Davis Jones and members of the Lady Lion basketball team are preparing for their Fiesta Bunko for Basketball annual scholarship fund raiser May 7 at Twelve Oaks.
     A highlight of the event will be the raffle of a Cali Classic 50 scooter. The scooter was donated to the Lady Lions’ support and mentoring group PRIDE, sponsor of Bunko for Basketball, by Michael and Denise Holly of Hammond in memory of Michael’s father Floyd, a high school girls’ basketball coach. 
     Scooter raffle tickets, $5, can be obtained from PRIDE members (985-345-8133 for information), and at the Southeastern Athletics ticket office, 800 Galloway Drive, room 107 (985-549-LION or 1-866-LION-TIX). Tickets, $30, are also available for Bunko for Basketball, which will feature hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a silent auction. All proceeds go to the PRIDE Scholarship for Lady Lion basketball players.

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