North Carolina Central University Dr. LeRoy T. Walker 3rd Annual Track & Field Awards Weekend &q
The North Carolina Central University Track & Field program cordially invites all former Track & Field student-athletes, family and friends to the 3rd annual Track & Field Banquet. This exciting event will take place April 21 - 22, 2017. Our theme is “PASSING THE BATON: WHERE PAST MEETS PRESENT FOR A PROMISING FUTURE”. This is an annual event to support the NCCU Track & Field program and the student-athletes with scholarship and operational dollars. The weekend activities include: Friday, April 21, 2017 - Dinner 6:30 p.m. Hilton Durham near Duke University Hotel 3800 Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705 Phone (919) 564-2904 We will celebrate and honor our past National and International champions. The 2017 honorees will include: *Vance Robinson - 1959 member of the US Pan American Games team We will have a special silent auction for all participants! Our Special Guest Speaker will be Steve Simmons - Vice President of AccuSplit Inc. Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Social Gathering 7:00 p.m. Hilton Durham near Duke University Hotel 3800 Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705 Phone: (919) 564-2904 Join us for a Track & Field social gathering, where we can socialize and have a good time! Snacks will be provided. *Melvin Bassett - 1972 NAIA 400M Hurdles champion *Robert Ouko - 1972 Olympic 800M Finalist and 4x400M Gold medal relay winner *Hakeem Muhammed - 2006 NCAA 400M Division-11 Champion *Christopher Davis - 2007 NCCA Division 11 60 meter dash champion
The purpose of this event is to share with our former & current NCCU Track & Field student-athletes, friends and supporters, our Ten-Year Plan for the following: The Mission Statement of the NCCU Track & Field Committee is:
1. To initiate and assist in initiatives that will support the NCCU Track & Field Program, and its student-athletes, in obtaining maximum team and individual performance in college competition.
2. To enhance the legacy of program founder and architect Dr. LeRoy T. Walker by educating the public of his legendary contributions to the sport of track & field, to the university and society as a leader and educator.
Dinner Cost (If purchased by April 14, 2017) Single Seats- $75.00 ($32 tax deductible) Dr. LeRoy T. Walker VIP Table - $3,0000.00 (10 per table) ($2,570 tax deductible) Platinum VIP Table - $1,500.00 ($1,070 tax deductible) Patron Table - $750.00 ($320 tax deductible) NCCU Track & Field Social Gathering Saturday, April 22, 2017 $15.00 For hotel reservations, please contact Hilton Durham near Duke University. Guest room rates for this event will be $109.00 base rate (not including tax or any amenity add on). Call the hotel reservation desk and mention this event. NCCU IS A 501(C)(3) INSTITUTION. YOUR EXCESS CONTRIBUTIONS OVER THE VALUE OF THE GOODS RECEIVED ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TAX LAW. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR TAX ADVISOR. If you have any questions, please refer them to: Committee Chair Mike Lipscomb, (908) 391-0290, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tavius Walker, Head Track & Field Coach, (919) 530-6712, or email@example.com. **Prices for tickets at the door are $95 per seat (cash or check only).**