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|SOUTHEASTERN GREEKS RAISE MONEY FOR MDA
HAMMOND – Members of two of
Louisiana University's Greek fraternities raised over $500 March 11-14
for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Shamrock Program, which supports
the fight against neuromuscular diseases.
Participating in a 20-year MDA
tradition, the Kappa Alpha Order and Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity sold $1
green and $5 gold shamrocks to students, faculty and staff for St. Patrick's
The Kappa Alpha Order raised
$262 and earned 65 hours of community service, and Sigma Tau Gamma raised
$322 and earned 80.5 hours of community service.
Donations from the event will
advance research and maintain the association's hospital-affiliated clinics
at the NeuroMedical Center and the Baton Rouge Clinic. Funds will also
be used to finance MDA facilitated support groups and MDA summer camp.
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