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Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club hosting basketball 'Tipoff Luncheon'

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 11, 2022) — The Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club, in corporate partnership with Central Bank and UK HealthCare, will host the 2022 Tipoff Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 20.

The event, held at Churchill Downs (700 Central Ave. in Louisville), will feature UK Men’s Basketball head Coach John Calipari and UK Women’s Basketball head Coach Kyra Elzy.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and lunch begins at noon.

Attendees can expect to hear the coaches share insights on their highly anticipated 2022-23 seasons.

Cost to attend the luncheon is $70 and includes parking, admission to the event and a plated lunch. Reserved tables for eight are also available for $560.

Space is limited and seats are assigned on a first come, first-served basis, with preference being given to sponsors and reserved tables. Get your tickets today by visiting ukalumni.net/2022tipoff.

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