Aces Basketball Tip-Off Fundraiser to be held Oct. 11

first_imgEvent will be on UE campusEVANSVILLE, Ind. – Coming off of an extremely successful event last year, the University of Evansville Athletics Department will once again hold the Purple Aces Basketball Tip-Off Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 11.The banquet will be held in the Eykamp room on the second floor of the Ridgway University Center on the UE campus.  Beer and wine will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m.  Following dinner, a program will take place that will feature speeches from both head basketball coaches and a student-athlete roundtable session.Early registration is encouraged.  The first 100 registered guests will be guaranteed a seat with an Aces basketball player.  The cost for the dinner and program is $100 per person.  That rate is good until Tuesday, Oct. 4 when the late registration cost will be $120.  Catering will be provided by Acropolis.UE head coaches Marty Simmons and Matt Ruffing will be on hand to give an exclusive look into their preparations for the 2016-17 campaign.  There will also be a roundtable discussion with the student-athletes, giving you exclusive first-hand access to the UE basketball programs and will be hosted the event will be 14 News anchor Erin Meyer.  Capping off the night will be an exclusive video presentation.All proceeds from the event will benefit the Aces Athletics Aspire Fund.  Part of your registration price is tax deductible.It is sure to be a great evening that will serve as the official kickoff to basketball season.  This provides a great opportunity to get inside access while enjoying an evening on the UE campus.  Two drink tickets will be provided to each guest along with top-notch catering and ambiance. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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