“SWAC Festâ€￾


BG

Senior Member
The SWAC Alumni Alliance of Jackson, MS is planning their first annual SWAC Family Picnic. The event will take place at Battlefield Park on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 12 noon to 6pm and is open to all SWAC Alumni, family and friends. The “SWAC Festâ€￾ will include a live DJ, food, beverages, games and tailgating. The event is totally free and encourages families to come out and enjoy the festivities and camaraderie.

The SWAC Alumni Alliance of Jackson, MS is comprised of alumni chapters from the ten Universities included in the South Western Athletic Conference. The Alliance was established to build membership in each respective chapter, foster an environment for fellowship and friendly camaraderie. The visibility of these HBCU’s is important to the local area and to demonstrate the importance of higher education within the community.

For more details about the SWAC Alumni Alliance or the events sponsored by the group, please contact Joann Buchanan at (769) 251-9079 or email b-bengal@hotmail.com.
 

Unknowm

Active Member
They could have found a better location to hold this event:

Suspect ID'd in Jackson July 4th slaying
The Clarion-Ledger • July 16, 2010

Police have issued an arrest warrant in a July 4 shooting at Battlefield Park in Jackson that left a 33-year old man dead.

Jackson police said an arrest warrant has been issued for David Summeral, 29, address not given.

Police have said Antwan Carter, 33, Edna Summerall, 48, and Anna Hammond, 26, were shot following an altercation between two families just before 9 p.m. on Independence Day.

Carter died the following day at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, police said.


http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20100716/NEWS/100716034/Warrant+issued+in+July+4+shooting
 

ATLBRAVE

AtlBrave
SWAC-Atlanta will have its feast the same weekend at Grant Park....JSU is the host chapter this year.....from 12-5 at Grant Park....
 
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