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Released: 03/05/2004

<p>The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid (LOSFA) is offering a Financial Aid Planning Fair at LSU Alexandria to provide members of our community with valuable information about planning for their financial futures. This event will be held on Wednesday, March 24 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Brumfield Caffey Annex on the LSU Alexandria campus. The fair is absolutely free and is open to college students, or anyone making plans for college, including juniors and seniors in high school. </p> <p>There will be a carnival-type atmosphere with games that participants can play to win give aways/prizes from different participating organizations. The event is focused around financial planning and default prevention. Lunch will be provided with booths for games, refreshments and opportunities to win door prizes throughout the day. </p> <p>Area business and lending institutions will be participating in the event to educate students on how to manage their loans, finances and defaults. The goal of the Financial Aid Planning Fair is to create responsible student loan borrowers and financial planners. </p> <p>For more information contact LSU Alexandria Financial Aid at (318) 473-6423.