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Sept. 3, 2004

Auction Items for Envision ULM 2004

As part of ULM's first ever community event, "Envision ULM 2004", an auction of several university related items will take place. Throughout the evening, guests at this kick-off event for ULM's 75th anniversary, will be able to place a silent bid for items including: two VIP Passes to the Activity Center, two VIP Passes to the Natatorium, two Madrigal Dinner Tickets with VIP Seating, two Faculty Artist Concert Series Tickets, plus the opportunity to direct the Sound of Today, ULM's Marching Band, on the field during half time this season.

Another special auction item will be the ceremonial pushing of the plunger to implode Olin Hall.

"Envision ULM 2004" will be at the Monroe Civic Center on the evening of September 9 at 6 p.m.

For the first time in ULM history, the Hall of Distinction Award will be presented to an alumnus, friend or supporter of the university. The Golden Arrow Award and the Slim Scogin Award recipients will also be recognized. The Kiwanis Clubs, the Chambers of Commerce, and the School Boards will also be recognized for their role in getting the university started as Ouachita Junior College in 1931.

Tickets are $30 per person and $240 per table of 8 (includes a meal and wine). Seating is limited to 900 people. Contact the office of University Relations for ticket information at (318) 342-5440.

Sponsors of the event include the ULM Foundation, the City of Monroe, the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce.

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