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Released: 09/29/1999

<p> An official grand opening for the LSUA Children&acute;s Center will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 1999, at 9:30 a.m. at the facility on the LSUA campus. The special celebration will be held at 9:30 a.m. with tours and an open house to continue through 5 p.m. </p><p> The LSUA Children&acute;s Center is one of few campus child care centers in the state of Louisiana, and it is the only campus center in central Louisiana. The center seeks to provide quality child care and early learning opportunities for children of LSUA students at a minimal cost. A limited number of children of LSUA employees are also enrolled in the program. </p><p> The LSUA Children&acute;s Center project is sponsored by the LSUA Foundation. All of the construction funds were secured through private donations. The fundraising effort continues to provide resources to fully equip the playground area and to provide support for the ongoing needs of the center. Donations for the LSUA Children&acute;s Center project are tax deductible and should be made payable to the LSUA Foundation, P.O. Box 100, Lecompte, LA 71346. Rosemary Robertson-Smith serves as director for the Children&acute;s Center. She has more than 20 years experience working with young children. For more information about enrolling a child in the LSUA Children&acute;s Center, contact Ms. Robertson-Smith at 473-6484. </p>