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Delta State University Alumni Association Travels to Atlanta

By June 20, 2013General


Photo:  Delta State University alumni and friends gather for a photo at the 5th Annual Mississippi in the Park in Atlanta, Ga.

The Delta State University Alumni Association recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia for the Mississippi Society of Georgia’s 5th Annual Mississippi in the Park. The Mississippi Society of Georgia had an entire weekend of events planned.
On Friday, June 14, an Alumni and Celebrity Golf Tournament was held at Wolf Creek Golf Course. All proceeds raised went to the Mississippi Society of Georgia Scholarship Fund.Friday night, the group hosted a social in the Hank Aaron Room at Turner Field prior to an Atlanta Braves game. The event concluded Saturday with a picnic in Atlanta’s Chastain Park with live music, door prizes, Mississippi authors and artists and a menu featuring a Southern favorite, fried catfish. Delta State President Bill LaForge was in attendance and got the chance to visit with Delta State alumni living in the Atlanta area.