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Contact: Christina Chapple
Date: 3/1/04
      HAMMOND -- The Tangi Chapter of the Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association will host “A Day at the Races” at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Sunday, March 14.
      Tom Dawsey, alumni assistant director, said the fun event is open to all Southeastern alumni and friends. Cost is $25, which includes charter bus transportation from Hammond, club house admission and lunch. March 9 is the payment deadline.
      Dawsey said a chartered bus will depart the Alumni Center at 10:30 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. The lunch menu includes a choice between corned beef and cabbage, a Fair Grounds favorite served with boiled potatoes and a house salad, and the “Exacta,” which includes seafood casserole, a grilled chicken breast with sauce beurre blanc, rice pilaf, vegetable and house salad.
      “Lunch will be followed by an afternoon of fun and excitement watching the races,” said  Dawsey.
      For additional information, call Dawsey at the Alumni Association, 985-549-2150 or