(April 5, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Fraternity Holds Poker Tournament For Alzheimer's Foundation

SHREVEPORT, La.—The 6th annual Philanthropy Poker Tournament supporting the Ronald and Nancy Reagan Alzheimer's Foundation takes place Saturday, April 17 at Fitness Center on the Centenary College campus.

Advanced tickets can be purchased from TKE members for $10 or $12 the day of the tournament. Doors open at 11 a.m. for lunch with play starting at noon.

Sponsored by the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Centenary College, the goal of the event is to raise awareness about the disease that affects nearly 5.3 million people living in the United States, a disease that every 70 seconds someone will develop. Last year, the event pulled in nearly 100 players.

For more information, contact David Williams, TKE Philanthropy Chair at 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 celebrated 100 years in the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.