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Southern Miss to Host Summer Parties in Jackson and Biloxi

June 21, 2012

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Jackson All-Star Party
Kevin Prince |

Gulf Coast Beach Bash
Brenda Walker | 228-385-8631

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - In July, the Southern Miss Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Department of Athletics, will host events in Jackson and Biloxi.

On Thursday, July 12, the Central Mississippi Alumni Chapter will host the 29th Annual Jackson All-Star party at the Mississippi Trade Mart located at 1207 Mississippi Street in Jackson. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.

There will be live music, auctions and food provided by local restaurants. All proceeds from the event support the Central Mississippi Chapter of the Southern Miss Alumni Association's scholarship endowment for local students.

Tickets are $10 per person or $20 per family, and children 12 and under are free.

Two days later on Saturday, July 14, the Gulf Coast Beach Bash will be held at Biloxi's Dr. Frank Gruich, Sr. Community Center, located at 591 Howard Avenue. The event will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and include fried catfish and fried shrimp, potato salad, baked beans, hushpuppies and drinks. Non-seafood plates will be available upon request. Children 12 and under are free.

Fans at both events will have the opportunity to meet new Southern Miss Head Football Coach Ellis Johnson, assistant coaches, players, Seymour and the Southern Miss cheerleaders.

To purchase tickets in advance, please click on the "Upcoming Events" section at or call 601.266.5013. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

For more information about the Jackson All-Star Party, please contact Kevin Prince at For more information about the Gulf Coast Beach Bash, please contact Brenda Walker at 228.385.8631

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