Sports4Life.net, a non-profit who encourages community athletics and activity, is hosting a "Come Together" Senior Graduation Celebration Party & Dance for all high school seniors in Harrison and Hancock counties. The event is from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night (May 20th) at the U.S.M. Gulf Park campus in Long Beach under the Friendship Oak. It is free for students.
All students who attend and register will receive goodie bags with lots of free swag, such as beach towels, t-shirts, and other fun stuff. U.S.M. will also be on hand with information about admissions.
Rachael Brooke Smith, a dancer/actor/inspirational speaker, will talk with the kids and teach then fun dance moves. Three bands will perform: the Chase Tyler Band of Baton Rouge, LA, Amazing Swamp, and opening will be the locals, the Johnny Slade Band, accompanied by Derrell Brown and Tyler Mullins.
Students are encouraged to bring "school spirit swag" items to show off their school spirit.
St. Thomas Church will host an optional after party immediately following the event in their auditorium from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. They are located right next door to the U.S.M. Gulf Park campus at 720 E. Beach Blvd., Long Beach, MS. A Christian rock band will perform at the dance.
Refreshments will be served throughout the night. Also, a videographer will be present, filming a keepsake video that will be available for the students. Students under age 18 will need to have their parent's signature for permission to appear in the video.
This event is being made possible in conjunction with the following: The Long Beach Public & Private Schools, the Substance Abuse Task Force, D.A.R.E., Suicide Prevention Programs, and Domino's Pizza.
For any questions, please contact Lindsay Knowles at (228) 219-8262.