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October 17, 2003

Digger's Night Out to be Held Thursday

The ULM School of Construction, in conjunction with the Ouachita Joint Utility Council, will host its fifth annual Digger's Night Out on Thursday, October 23, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the University Conference Center on the seventh floor of the University Library. Digger's Night Out is a nationwide program focusing on underground utility damage prevention and safety education.

This free safety awareness program, sponsored by public utilities, pipelines, and communication companies, is geared toward contractors, foremen, operators and anyone who digs underground. Guest Speaker for the event, David Frey of Louisiana One Call will discuss the "Call Before You Dig" program, and a short underground safety and damage prevention film will be shown.

A buffet style dinner will be served, and numerous door prizes will be awarded. Sponsors for Digger's Night Out include the Association of Louisiana Utility Councils, Atmos Energy, BellSouth, Columbia Gulf Transmission, Duke Energy ­ Texas Eastern Transmission, Entergy, Gulf South Pipeline, Louisiana AGC, Louisiana One Call, Texas Gas Transmission, Time Warner Cable, and the ULM School of Construction.
Everyone is invited to this event. Please call Vanessa Prevost at (318) 342-1862 to reserve seating or with any questions.

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