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Fall Carnival to include Trick or Treat on Greek Street

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Area children are invited to participate in Southeastern Louisiana University’s 7th annual Fall Carnival Monday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m. Monday also officially kicks off Homecoming Week for the university.
     The university’s Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs and the Black Student Union are sponsoring the event in conjunction with Trick or Treat on Greek Street, which is coordinated by the Office of Greek Life. 
     Both events are scheduled at Southeastern’s Greek Village, located at 1500 North General Pershing on Southeastern’s north campus.
     “This is our annual service effort,” said Eric Summers, assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. “Our goal is to provide all of the typical traditions of Halloween in a carnival atmosphere.”
     Summers said both events provide safe alternatives to traditional neighborhood door-to-door trick-or-treating and are free for the general public. Although children of all ages are invited to the festivities targets children in kindergarten through fourth grade and will include games with prizes, candy, spacewalks, face painting, pizza, drinks and much more.
     Parents and guardians are asked to accompany their children throughout the evening. Parking will be available in the University Center lot south of the entrance to Greek Village. For more information, call 985-549-3850 or email

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