Oct. 17, 2003
DIGGER'S NIGHT OUT TO BE HELD THURSDAY
To: News Directors and News Editors
From: Veronika Avery, Coordinator of Media Relations, 342-5444
The ULM School of Construction, in conjunction with the Ouachita
Joint Utility Council, will host its fifth annual Digger's Night
Out on Thursday, October 23, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the
University Conference Center on the seventh floor of the University
Library. Digger's Night Out is a nationwide program focusing
on underground utility damage prevention and safety education.
This free safety awareness program, sponsored by public utilities,
pipelines, and communication companies, is geared toward contractors,
foremen, operators and anyone who digs underground. Guest Speaker
for the event, David Frey of Louisiana One Call will discuss
the "Call Before You Dig" program, and a short underground
safety and damage prevention film will be shown.
A buffet style dinner will be served, and numerous door prizes
will be awarded. Sponsors for Digger's Night Out include the
Association of Louisiana Utility Councils, Atmos Energy, BellSouth,
Columbia Gulf Transmission, Duke Energy Texas Eastern Transmission,
Entergy, Gulf South Pipeline, Louisiana AGC, Louisiana One Call,
Texas Gas Transmission, Time Warner Cable, and the ULM School
Everyone is invited to this event. Please call Vanessa Prevost
at (318) 342-1862 to reserve seating or with any questions.
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