HORNBECK, La. â€“ (January 21, 2011) â€“ West-Central Louisianaâ€™s Southern Plainsmen Quartet will be performing the National Anthem at the Louisiana IceGatorâ€™s game against the Mississippi Surge tonight, January 21, 2011.
Marcelle Slaughter said, â€œWe are so excited about performing the National Anthem for such a great team and organization. Any time that we are given an opportunity like this, we canâ€™t help but be excited! We love to take our brand of Southern Gospel to every area that the Lord leads us!â€
The Louisiana IceGators are a part of the Southern Professional Hockey League. This organization began playing in the 2009-10 season. Like the original IceGators (1995-2005), the group is based out of Lafayette, Louisiana.
â€œThis is a great opportunity for our group, and weâ€™re honored that this organization asked us to be a part of it,â€ responded Slaughter.
The game will take place at the Gator Dome in LaFayette, Louisiana beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The Southern Plainsmen recently announced their partnership with humanitarian organization World Vision.Â The Southern Plainsmen Quartet are now artist advocates for the organization â€“ spreading the word at concerts, churches, and various other dates that the quartet may perform at.
For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .Â You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen .
About the Southern Plainsmen Quartet
The Southern Plainsmen Quartet was organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.Â The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.Â The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Jordan Mothershed, Allen Doyle, Mike Burkhalter, and Aaron Allen. The groupâ€™s current release â€“ Simplyâ€¦Faith! released last year.