Tickets are now on sale for annual dinner, dance and auction, taking place on April 26 as part of “Eagle Week” at EWU
Discounted tickets are now on sale until March 14 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.
The discounted price for the event is $95 per individual ticket and $650 for a table of eight. After March 14, tickets are $100 per individual and $700 for a table of eight.
In addition, those purchasing tickets before March 14 will be entered into a drawing for a unique on-field experience for two for the EWU versus Montana football game. The winner will be drawn and announced at the Killin event. Passes may only be used by those 18 years and older.
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 will be available soon at www.goeags.com.