The Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Foundation will host its annual BASH celebration and fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 from 7-11 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA 70113.
The BASH, which began in 2004, is named for SUNO’s chancellor emeritus and first chancellor, the late Emmett W. Bashful, the event’s first honoree. This year’s BASH co-chairs are SUNO alumni Larry and Ann Nelson Legaux. Frank Williams is the acting chair of the SUNO Foundation.
In addition to honoring current SUNO students for their academic achievement, the BASH will raise money for University scholarships. Entertainment will be provided by the Renaissance Band, featuring Gina Brown.
Tickets are available at the SUNO Office of Community Outreach/University Advancement in the Emmett W. Bashful Administration Building, Room 312, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. For information, call 504-286-5341.