By, Jordan Alves, Sports Information Director
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University athletics has announced the date for the 13th annual charity auction and dinner.
The athletic booster club will host the annual event in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. ET.
A live auction will feature approximately 25 lots and a silent auction will have an approximately 90 items. These lots include many sports collectibles, golf outings and special family vacation packages.
Also, for the fourth consecutive year, an online auction from those who can not attend will also be available. The online auction will be open from Monday, June 31 to Tuesday, Aug. 22. The link for the online auction can be found at the link above.
Doors open/Silent Auction: 5 p.m.
Dinner: 6 p.m.
Live Auction: 6:45 p.m.
“It’s amazing to see investments change the lives of our student-athletes throughout the school year,” said director of the Big Maroon Club, Jason England. “This one night provides a boost for our coaches, faculty and staff to prepare servant leaders through athletics.”
The evening activities will begin with a surf and turf steak and shrimp followed by videos and remarks from current and former CU athletes and the live auction. Tickets are $25 per person for the business casual event. Tickets may be purchased from Campbellsville University coaches or booster members. Also, you may call the athletics office (270) 789-5257 or Jason England at (270) 789-5290.
Sponsorships are needed to help underwrite the cost of the evening. Gold Sponsors are $500; Silver Sponsors are $250; and Bronze Sponsors are $125. All proceeds go to Campbellsville University athletics. Sponsors will be listed in the program and acknowledged at the auction. Please call Jason England, director of the Big Maroon Club, at (270) 789-5290 if interested in a sponsorship.
Last year over 200 local community and business leaders, including other alumni and friends of Campbellsville University athletics, attended. The 2016 auction raised more than $25,000. For more information on the Big Maroon Club, click HERE.