With the help of locals with big hearts, Chris Turner is hoping to see several hundred local families in need drive away with a nice holiday dinner to fill their tables this Christmas.
For the fifth year in a row, Super 1 Foods, in conjunction with the Rotary of Lincoln, Christian Community Action and the Ruston-Lincoln Community Foundation, is hoping to collect enough money to provide food for 500 local families, which could add up to more than 2,000 individuals.
In a packed T.H. Harris Auditorium, Grambling State University faculty, staff, students, alumni and even future Tigers gathered to honor the college and its history Wednesday morning at the Founder’s Day Convocation as part of the university’s Founder’s Week.
The week honoring the university’s 110 years of existence started off Monday with an opening ceremony, and continued Tuesday at the annual convocation in which GSU alumnus and pastor of Galilee Baptist Church in Shreveport the Rev. E. Edward Jones was the guest speaker.