Orland Killin Dinner, Dance & Auction Turns 30!

Ticket sales continue for annual dinner, dance and auction, which takes place after Red-White Game on April 30

Completing its third decade of existence, the upcoming Orland Killin Weekend includes the 30th Annual Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction, following the Red-White Spring Football Game on April 30. On-line ordering of tickets and more information is available at www.goeags.com for the event, which takes place at the EWU Sports and Recreation Center in Cheney, Wash.

The weekend begins on Friday, April 29, with the already sold-out Coaches Golf Tournament. The golf tournament takes place at the Fairways Golf Course near Cheney, Wash., at noon. The 40th Annual Pelluer Invitational Track and Field Meet will also take place on Friday, with field events starting at noon and running events beginning at 4 p.m.

The following day features an EWU volleyball scrimmage at 11 a.m. and a soccer scrimmage at noon, followed by the Red-White Spring Football Game at 2 p.m. The Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction starts at 4:30 p.m. at the EWU Sports and Recreation Center.

There is no admission charged for the track meet or the scrimmages , but cost for the dinner is $75 per individual, or $500 for a table of eight. The event starts with a social hour and auction at 4:30 p.m., followed by the dinner (6:15 p.m.), program/presentations/live auction (7:15 p.m.) and dancing (8 p.m.). Besides online at www.goeags.com, tickets may also be obtained by calling 509-359-2463 or 1-800-648-7697.

Net proceeds benefit areas of greatest need within Eastern Athletics. The event is named in honor of Orland Killin, who, along with his wife Bernice, helped create the event. Orland was a man immensely dedicated to academics and the integrity of Eastern Washington University, serving as professor, faculty athletic representative and faculty president. He was an Eastern football letter winner in 1941-42.


Friday, April 29, 2011

  • 24th Annual Coaches Golf Tournament, noon (sold-out).
    For more information, contact Chris Hansen at 509.359.2307.
  • 40th Annual Pelluer Invitational EWU Track meet at Roos Field on April 29th… field events start at noon and running events begin at 4 p.m., FREE


Saturday, April 30, 2011

  • Eagle Volleyball Scrimmage (Upper Gym), 11 a.m. FREE
  • Eagle Soccer Scrimmage (Soccer Field), noon FREE
  • Red-White Spring Football Game (Roos Field), 2 p.m. FREE
  • 30th Annual Orland Killin Dinner, Dance & Auction, 4:30 p.m.
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