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LU to stage 'Get Your Red On' celebration Homecoming week

Get Your Red On – Lamar University Homecoming 2011 will celebrate ties that bind campus and community as students, alumni, government leaders, businesses and individuals don Cardinal colors during the week of Oct. 17-22. 

Festivities will kick off with a “Get Your Red On” Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Bistro Le Monde, 3199 N. Dowlen Road in Beaumont. 

A Lamar delegation will visit Beaumont City Council at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to promote “Get Your Red On” and Homecoming and receive a proclamation. 

Homecoming highlights include an all-alumni tailgate party and reunions of alumni who were cheerleaders and Homecoming queens, as well as other groups, with those activities scheduled Oct. 21 and 22.  

The Cardinals will host the Bears of Central Arkansas at 3 p.m. Oct. 22 in Provost Umphrey Stadium. 

For additional information about “Get Your Red On,” Homecoming and reunion activities or to register for reunion events, call (409) 880-8921, toll-free 1-800-298-4939, email or visit 

For football tickets, call (409) 880-1715 or visit