Buffs Preview Luncheon Set For Thursday In Denver
BOULDER-The University of Colorado will hold its annual Football Preview Luncheon, set for Thursday, February 3 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center with featured speaker Rashaan Salaam. The 1994 Heisman Trophy winner is making his first public appearance for CU since his record breaking season over 16 years ago.
CU head football coach Jon Embree will introduce fans to the newest members of the football team who are anticipated to sign National Letters of Intent throughout the day Wednesday. Other speakers include Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, former CU coach Bill McCartney and offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy.
Football season ticket holders along with Buff Club members can reserve a seat for $50, and others can attend for $75. A table for 10 guests is available for $500 and for $750, a corporate table featuring preferred seating, program recognition and the option of sitting with a VIP guest, can be purchased. Tickets can be purchased at www.CUBuffs.com/tickets through Monday or at 303/492-2200 thereafter.
Guests will also be given a special opportunity to donate to the new Football Excellence Fund with special prizes given to the tables who collectively donate the most. Everyone that fills out a pledge card will be entered in a drawing to win a chance to travel with the football team to an away game during the 2011 season.
Also available for donors is a retro CU helmet with signatures from Embree, Bieniemy, Salaam, assistant coach Brian Cabral and Darian Hagan. For a donation of $5,000, of which $4,800 is tax deductable, fans can get the helmet and a photo opportunity with those five former Buffs. A photo-only option will also be available.
Please contact the Buff Club at 303-492-2200 to take advantage of this limited opportunity. The Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center is located at 650 15th St. in Denver. The Luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. with the program starting at noon.