Southeastern NEWS Southeastern Louisiana University Public Information Office email@example.com SLU 880, Hammond, LA 70402 504/549-2341/fax 504-549-2061 Date: 10/2/98 Contact: Tim Ardillo MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY ALICE FOSTER ON CAMPUS MONDAY TO PROMOTE YOU ARE SUNSHINE PROJECT HAMMOND -- Louisiana s First Lady Alice Foster will visit the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University on Monday, October 5, 1998 to accept a donation in support of her literacy project and to read to area school children. The first lady will be accepting a $5,000 donation from Joe Skaggs, senior vice president for sales and operations for Follett College Stores, the company operating Southeastern s bookstore. The money will be used to purchase You Are Sunshine books, the feature book that was authored by Shirley Porter especially for the first lady s signature literacy project. The presentation will take place at the Alumni Center, 500 W. University Ave., on Monday at 4 p.m. Immediately following the presentation, Mrs. Foster will read to children and greet Southeastern students who are currently serving as reading tutors in area schools. Her ultimate goal is to donate a copy of the Sunshine book to every five-year-old child in the state of Louisiana. In addition, copies of You Are Sunshine will be signed by the author and sold at Southeastern s bookstore on Thursday, October 8 from 5 - 7 p.m. This effort will assist the first lady meet her book donation goal.