The Monroe Garden Club fundraiser presents P. Allen Smith

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Monroe Garden Club invites the community to join them in a fundraiser with a special guest. P. Allen Smith, conservationist, author and T.V. host from Little Rock, Arkansas, will be stopping by Ouachita Parish to discuss the power of pollinators.

Vicki Robinson, with Jessica Torricelli discussing the Monroe Garden Club fundraiser. (Source: KNOE)

The event is sponsored by the Monroe Garden Club, ULM and the Somerset Gardens.

Vicki Robinson, with the Monroe Garden Club, says all ticket proceeds will benefit future projects to continue to beautify the ArkLaMiss. Robinson says there will be a shuttle for guests to travel back and forth from the stadium to the coliseum parking lots.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Paper Market on 1818 Forsythe Ave in Monroe. Tickets will also be sold in West Monroe at Walworth and Company on 311 Trenton Street.

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at Bayou Pointe Event Center on ULM‘s campus. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Tickets will be $30 for purchase at the door the day of the event.

To learn more visit their Facebook page.