Calendar Of Events

Attention all Gramblinites and GSU Supporters:

WHEN: Thursday, February 05, 2015  -  Sunday, February 15, 2015

WHERE: First Baptist Church, 507 Swayze Street, Monroe, LA 71201

We want to invite you to our next Monroe-Ouachita GUNAA Chapter meeting Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 507 Swayze Street, Monroe, LA 71201. We need your support so we can help dear ole Grambling! Our goal is to triple our membership.
Our special guests will be Mr. Robert Vogel, Director of Sports Information. Please help us round up all GSU Aumni in Ouachita Parish

The 34th annual St. Jude Radiothon is scheduled for Feb. 9-10

WHEN: Monday, February 09, 2015  -  Tuesday, February 10, 2015

WHERE: To be broadcast live on Z-107.5 from Ruston's Super 1 Foods

The Zeta Rho chapter of the philanthropic group Epsilon Sigma Alpha is co-sponsor of the event. Broadcast hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 9 and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 10. Treatments invented at St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee, have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened in 1962. The hospital has approximately 67,000 patient visits each year. Daily operating costs are $2 million and are primarily covered by public contributions. The number to call for pledges during the radiothon is 1-800-787-5288.

True Vine Youth Department will present a Black History Program “From Selma to Montgomery”.

WHEN: Sunday, February 15, 2015

WHERE: True Vine Baptist Church, Monroe, LA.

True Vine Black History Program at 6p.m. The program will spotlight African American Heroes portrayed by TVBC Youth. It will also include Liturgical Dance, Skit, Mime, and Negro Spirituals from Pastor Oliver and True Vine Choir. Come and be blessed as you witness how far we have come “From Selma to Montgomery”. Rev. Greg L. Oliver, Pastor, Minister Kelvin C. Horne, Youth Minister.

Gospel Talent Show auditions to be held

WHEN: Friday, February 20, 2015  -  Saturday, February 21, 2015

WHERE: Wossman High School Band Room

From 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm and Saturday February 21 From 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Grand Prize of $2500 to be awarded along with other prizes. Choirs, Singers, Rappers, Dancers, Spoken Word, Mimes and Gospel Groups are all welcome.

Mark Your Calendars:

WHEN: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WHERE: In the Monroe Civic Center Arena

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to invite the public to attend the Annual City of Monroe State of the City Address. Refreshments will be served from 11:30 am until 12 noon. The Mayor’s address will start at approximately 12:15 pm. The theme for this year’s address is “LET’S ELEVATE OUR CITY” Mayor Mayo will discuss highlights & challenges from 2014, and city goals & challenges for 2015. We encourage the public and media to visit the multiple informational displays, equipment and personnel from our city departments. Several news stories can be generated from their displays. They will be eagerly ready to share with you some of the projects and initiatives they have completed or will soon be working on. They will also be on hand to try to answer questions you may have about various things that are of concern or interest to the public.

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