Eight Speaking Engagements Featured During “Eagle Week”

April 21-26 week also includes Coaches Golf Tournament, Red-White Spring Game, volleyball scrimmage and Orland Killin Dinner, Dance & Auction

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Eastern Washington University student-athletes will give a presentation to eight local area schools as part of “Eagle Week” taking place April 21-26 at EWU.

Starting April 21 when EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin and quarterback Vernon Adams speak at Rogers High School in Spokane, Wash., Eastern will visit seven area high schools and one middle school. The presentation by the student-athletes will focus on an acrostic of EAGLE – Education, Attitude, Grit, Leadership and Excellence.

The week also includes the Coaches Golf Tournament on Friday, April 25, and three events on Saturday, April 26 taking place in Cheney – a volleyball scrimmage at 11 a.m., the Red-White Football Game at 2 p.m. and the 33rd Annual Orland Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction at 4:30 p.m.

A complete schedule is below, plus information on the marquee event – the Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction.

 

EAGLE WEEK 2014 

Monday, April 21
1:15 p.m. – Beau Baldwin and Vernon Adams speak at Rogers High School
10:30 p.m. – Bill Chaves appears on SWX Tonight

Tuesday, April 22
8:50 a.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Salk Middle School
1:45 p.m. – Student-Athletes speak at St. George’s School

Wednesday, April 23
8:25 a.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Lakeside High School
10:30 a.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Gonzaga Prep

Thursday, April 24
7:30 a.m. – Beau Baldwin speaks at Spokane Youth Sports Association (SYSA) Annual Breakfast, Northern Quest Resort and Casino (introduced by Bill Chaves)
9 a.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Riverside School District
1:45 p.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Cheney High School

Friday, April 25
1:20 p.m. – Student-Athletes speak at Medical Lake High School
Noon – 27th Annual EWU Football Coaches Golf Tournament, Fairways Golf Course

Saturday, April 26
11:00 a.m. – EWU Volleyball Spring Scrimmage
2:00 p.m. – Red-White Spring Football Game Televised Live by SWX -- SWX digital 6.2 in Spokane/Cheney/Sandpoint/Lewiston, 23.3 in Yakima and 25.3 in the Tri-Cities; also via Comcast 306 (Spokane); Davis Cable 514/81.2/12 (Cheney); Time Warner 306 (Coeur d’Alene & Pullman/Moscow); Charter 287 (Tri-Cities/Yakima), Cable One 466 (Lewiston) and Northland Cable 115 (Moses Lake & Sandpoint).
4:30 p.m. – 33rd Annual Orland Killin Dinner, Dance & Auction

 
 

33rd Annual Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction is April 26 at EWU as Part of “Eagle Week”

Tickets are now on sale for the 33rd Annual Killin Dinner, Dance and Auction, which is the featured event of “Eagle Week” at Eastern Washington University. The event follows the annual Red-White Spring Football Game on April 26 at 2 p.m. at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash.

Tickets are $100 per individual and $700 for a table of eight. Online ordering is now available via the events link at http://alumni.ewu.edu/Killin2014. All tickets will be mailed out by April 15.  Any tickets purchased after April 15 will be held at will call at the main entrance.

Killin takes place at the EWU Sports and Recreation Center. 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. Killin 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.

Other events taking place as part of “Eagle Week” will be announced in the coming weeks. There is no admission charged for the Red-White Game, which will also be televised throughout Eastern Washington by SWX. Volleyball and soccer scrimmages are also expected to take place on April 26.

Taking place the day before on Friday, April 25, is the 27th Annual Coaches Golf Tournament. The golf tournament takes place at the Fairways Golf Course near Cheney, Wash., at noon. Registration and information for that event is available via the “Eagle Week” page at: http://goeags.com/trads/ewas-eagleweek.html

 
 
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