Chatman's birthday bash set for June 17

LSU Lady Tigers head basketball coach Pokey Chatman will have a unique experience on June 17 when her birthday party will be celebrated at the RiverCenter Theatre.

The LSU Fast Break Club will host "Pokey's Jazz Birthday Party" at 7:30 p.m. with featured jazz artist Sherrie Bias.

Bias is one of Louisiana's most respected jazz vocalists. Her recordings are currently featured on Smooth Jazz WBRH 90.3 FM as well as Sirius Satellite Radio's Jazz Cafe. Bias has also been featured on the syndicated broadcast of "Dinner Jazz Worldwide."

Tickets for the event can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 761-8400 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

All proceeds will benefit the Sue Gunter Foundation

"It is truly going to be a memorable birthday," Chatman said. "I get to combine my love for jazz and my commitment for the Sue Gunter Foundation in a setting with our wonderful fans."

The Sue Gunter Foundation was designed by the former Lady Tigers head coach and benefits former student-athletes returning to school to complete their degree, the LSU women's basketball complex, the Cox Communication Academic Center for Student-Athletes and the Alzheimer's Association.

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