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Contact: Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service
318-869-5120 or 869-5709

Centenary Alumni Association to Sponsor Second Trip
to 'Splendors of Versailles' Exhibit in Jackson, Miss., on May 12

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Due to the large amount of interest in the "Splendors of Versailles" exhibit in Jackson, Miss., the Centenary College Alumni Association has added a second trip on Tuesday, May 12. The association's trip on Saturday, May 2 has been sold out for several weeks.

The "Splendors of Versailles" exhibit is being 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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