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Delta State Alumni Association Sets Gulf Coast Meeting

By May 6, 2013General




PHOTO:  From left,  Todd Hairston, Lacey Hairston, Shelley Williams, Keith Williams, Al Tapper, and Libby Williams Tapper at a past Gulf Coast event at the home of Dr. Johnny Mallett.


The Delta State University Alumni Association recently announced the date for the Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter Meeting. This year’s event is Thursday, May 23 at the home of Keith Williams. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a social hour. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by updates from Delta State. This year’s featured speaker is Delta State President William “Bill” N. LaForge.

“The Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter looks forward to featuring our new President William N. LaForge as our speaker for the Delta State University Alumni meeting,” said Brett Walker, president of the Gulf Coast chapter. “I encourage all alumni and friends to come out and fellowship on what we expect to be a beautiful day on the coast.”

The event will be catered by Murky Waters BBQ, and the cost is $15 person, $25 per couple. There will also be a silent auction, and proceeds will benefit the Delta State Gulf Coast Scholarship.  “We are very excited about traveling to the Gulf Coast for this meeting,” said Jordan Thomas, assistant alumni director. “We have a great alumni base on the Gulf Coast, and we are looking forward to introducing them to our new President.”

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