(July 24, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073, email

Rummage Sale Takes Place August 1 to Support Mission Trips

SHREVEPORT, La— The Christian Leadership Center will sponsor a Rummage Sale, Saturday, August 1 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Kilpatrick Auditorium, located on the corner of East Kings Highway and Woodlawn Ave.

The proceeds from the annual sale will help defray the costs for mission trips for Centenary students to Mount Sequoyah, Ark., and to the Bahamas.

Patrons will find an assortment of dormitory furniture, clothing, televisions, baby items, car seats, books and much more.

The Christian Leadership Center promotes local and short-term mission opportunities for students, alumni, and friends of the college. Mission trips are grounded in biblical study, integrated with theological discussion and reflection, and open to Centenary students and adults. Past mission experiences have included travel to Belize, Mexico, New Orleans, and the Navajo Nations in Arizona.

For more information on this event contact Laura Vaughan at 318.869.5280 or email.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrates 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.