BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Southern University Alumni Federation (SUAF) is hosting a block party, an alumni roundup and a worship and brunch event as part of homecoming weekend festivities starting on Friday, Oct. 13.  

The Day Block Party will feature music, food, and a vendor fair market. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3  p.m. on Oct. 13 on the lawn adjacent to the Alumni Federation house. Tickets are $40 per person. 

The Alumni Roundup will feature a performance by Southern Soul and R&B Singer Ronnie Bell, a Louisiana native and Southern University alumnus who is best known for his hits “Cotton Candy” and “I’ll Pay the Shipping Cost.” It will also include food and a special tribute to our Support-A-Southernite donors. The roundup will be held from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Cotillion ballroom in the Smith-Brown Memorial Union.  Tickets start at $60. 

The Homecoming Worship and Brunch event will take place at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave. in Baton Rouge.  Brunch will be served at the church immediately following the service. The cost is $20. The deadline to register for the brunch is Oct. 11.

“We’re excited and looking forward to a wonderful time, reconnecting with old friends, meeting new friends and celebrating our beloved institution,” said Carlton Jones, national president of the Southern University Alumni Federation.

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