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Centenary Alumni Association to Sponsor May 2 Trip
To 'Splendors of Versailles' Exhibit in Jackson, Miss.


SHREVEPORT, LA -- The Centenary College Alumni Association is sponsoring a trip to Jackson, Miss., on Saturday, May 2. The group will view the "Splendors of Versailles" exhibit, presented by the Mississippi Commission for International Cultural Exchange, Inc. Participants will see treasures from the reigns of French kings Louis XIV through Louis XVI.

The trip will also include the viewing of "Our Nation's Colors," a 69-painting exhibition of great American masterpieces. This exhibit is sponsored by the Mississippi Museum of Art.

The cost of this trip is $70 and includes a light breakfast, lunch at the Palette Restaurant in the Mississippi Museum of Art, tickets to both exhibitions, dinner at the Iron Horse Grill, transportation and gratuities.

The trip is limited to 44 people, and will be accompanied by Katherine Cheesman, president of the Centenary Alumni Association, and David Henington, director of alumni relations. Reservations can be placed by calling the Alumni Office at 318-869-5151 or 800-259-6447.

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