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Date Set for ASU Blue and Gold Dinner

April 10, 2015

The date is set for the 11th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction with Crockett National Bank as the title sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. The dinner and athletic fundraising event will be on Friday, Aug. 7, at the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

A silent auction opens the event. The highly competitive live auction begins after dinner is served. Past auctions have exceeded 300 items including jewelry, sports memorabilia, sports equipment, trips, original art, apparel and gift baskets.

Dinner includes complimentary wine and beer, and tickets are $75 per person for the entire event. Tickets are expected to go on sale in June. Updates on the event including photos of this year’s auction items will be available at http://bit.ly/18XeRUq.

Phil GeorgePhil GeorgeThe Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction provides funds for scholarships, recruiting and support programs for ASU student-athletes. The event is aptly named for legendary ASU former coach and retired athletic director Phil George who led the San Angelo College basketball team to eight Pioneer Conference titles and the 1957 National Junior College Athletic Association Championship. In addition to basketball, George coached track, baseball, golf and the football offensive line. He coached several notable names, including former ASU and Baylor head football coach Grant Teaff and 1961 American League batting champion Norm Cash.

For more information, contact the Office of Development at 325-942-2116.