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April 24, 2008

ULM’s Third Annual Wine Over Water to delight attendees May 22

The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites everyone to attend its third annual signature event Wine Over Water Thursday, May 22
from 7 – 10 p.m.

Guests may experience the tradition by strolling across the historic ULM Bridge spanning the scenic bayou beside the library while sampling wine and hors d’oeuvres from various local restaurants. Proceeds benefit ULM scholarship funds.

Wine Over Water has been recognized as an exemplary alumni event in the country by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

On the bridge, visitors will be served delectable food samples from:

Attendees will enjoy more than 15 feature wines provided by Glazer’s and beverages provided by Marsala Beverage and Coca-Cola.

Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster will provide live entertainment while guests cruise the beautiful Bayou DeSiard on party barges, compliments of Letsinger Marine. Photography for the evening is provided by Patty Stewart Photography.

As a prelude, the Patron Party will be hosted one hour in advance in the ULM Conference Center, on the 7th floor of the ULM Library overlooking the main event. Patron attendees will enjoy specialties exclusively by Aramark as well as party barge cruises including a complimentary cocktail hour.

New to this year’s event is an Online Auction that can be viewed from April 29 – May 19 at - look for ULM’s Wine Over Water auction.

Packages include:

The attire at Wine Over Water is dressy casual (no denim or shorts please); tickets can be purchased at the ULM Alumni Center for $50 per person. Wine Over Water commemorative wine glasses may be purchased at the event for $10 extra. Anyone wishing to become a sponsor, purchase tickets, or have other questions answered may contact the ULM Alumni Center at: (318) 342-5420 or 866-WARHAWK.

Wine Over Water thanks its sponsors:

Merlot: Herbert Land Architect, Johnny’s Pizza, TB Architecture.

Pinot Noir: Architecture Plus, Argent Advisors, Automated Imaging Systems, Inc., Entergy, Oglesby Financial Group.

Zinfandel: ArkLaMiss Surgery Center, Architecture Associates, Atmos Energy, Community Trust Bank, Donald Hammett MD, Haddad Appliance Service, Holyfield Construction, iBERIABANK, J.P. Morgan Chase, Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of West Monroe National Association of Purchasing Management LOU-ARK, Ouachita Terminals, Inc., Ouachita Community Hospital, Progressive Bank, Regions Bank.

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