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May 6, 2005

Ground Breaking for Monroe-ULM Welcome Sign

The Monroe Garden Club and the Monroe Chamber are hosting a ground breaking for the Monroe-ULM welcome sign at the Garrett Road/I-20 westward intersection on Monday, May 9 at 10 a.m.

Each year, the Monroe Garden Club president selects a project. This year's president, Ellen Allum, chose the welcome sign for the club to focus its efforts on.

Other contributors to the Welcome to Monroe sign include: Arkansas Stone, Breck Construction, CenturyTel, the City of Monroe Public Works, Entergy, FedEx, Kinkos, the Forsythe Avenue Beautification group, Harrison and Associates, Inc., Roach Landscape, Space Planners Architects, Inc., Steel Fabricators and the ULM Foundation.

The project proceeds with the assistance of City of Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo. The City of Monroe Police Department will aid with directing traffic flow. Kirk Gallien of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) also gave advice and direction to the project.

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