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Louisville UK Alumni Club Hosts Wildcat Kickoff With UK Coaches

Coach Mark Stoops
Coach Mark Stoops

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2017) — University of Kentucky football coaches — Head Coach Mark Stoops, new Defensive Coordinator Matt House and Offensive Coordinator Eddie Gran — will share their thoughts on the upcoming season at the 2017 Wildcat Kickoff Luncheon with the Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club and guests.

The event is hosted by the Greater Louisville UK Alumni, in corporate partnership with hosts Central Bank, and presented by Welch Printing, on Friday, July 21, in the East Tower of the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. Please note: the location has been changed since the original invitations were sent.

In addition to the coaches' discussion, fans will get a sneak peek of the latest highlight film and will have a chance to win a variety of door prizes.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the program and lunch begin at noon. Tickets are $50 for UK Alumni Association members and $55 for those who are not members. Ticket price includes admission to the event and lunch. Tables of 10 are available for $500 each. Joint sponsorship for the club’s Wildcat Kickoff Luncheon and Wildcat Tipoff Luncheon are available for $1,500, which includes a table for 10 at each event.

RSVPs are due by July 14. Reservations can be made at or by calling 800-269-ALUM (2586). To sign up for the joint events or for more information, email

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the University of Kentucky. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 1-800-269-2586.

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