'Game-A-Palooza' Dec.14!

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Dr. Janice Franklin, LWLC dean and executive director, ASU's National Center (photo credit: David Campbell).

National Center's 'Game-A-Palooza' Provides Night of Fun, Food, Games & Prizes

WHEN: December 14 (Thursday), from 7 - 11 p.m.

WHERE: ASU's Levi Watkins Learning Center's (ASU Library) Lecture Hall and Art Gallery - first-floor.

By: Kenneth Mullinax/ASU

The Patrons of Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture will host the Center’s annual “Game-A-Palooza” on December 14 (Thursday) from 7-11 p.m. in the Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC/ASU Library) Lecture Hall and Art Gallery located on the library’s first-floor according to Dr. Janice Franklin, LWLC dean and executive director, ASU's National Center.

"The event is open to the public and features fun, food, games and prizes. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and all donations and monetary gifts will benefit the advancement of the  National Center's mission -- also, every ticket will also be entered into drawings for door prizes," Franklin said. 

\Donations may be mailed to the National Center, P.O. Box 271, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271. For more information about “Game-A-Palooza" or to become a National Center patron, please contact ASU's National Center at 334-229-4824.

The ASU National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture focuses its efforts on documenting and preserving the history and materials related to the Civil Rights Movement, as well as researching the socio political and cultural history of African-Americans. 

The National Center’s programs reach thousands of local, regional, national and international visitors. Articles about the National Center have been published by international media, including The New York TimesThe BBC, The Smithsonian, The History Channel and USA-TODAY. It is important to note that ASU's National Center programs and its activities augment classroom instruction and provide opportunities for the community to learn about the modern Civil Rights Movement through the Center’s living museum, scholarly seminars, publications, art shows, appearances and more.

News media contact: Kenneth Mullinax, 334-229-4104.