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Coach Rupp returns to Whitesburg




The Whitesburg Rotary Club will presents a benefit dinner and show on Tuesday, March 24, with the Kentucky Chautauqua program featuring Edward B. Smith as University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp. Smith, a professor at Georgetown College, brings to life the largerthan life architect of college basketball’s winningest program. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room of Community Trust Bank in Whitesburg. Smith’s historically accurate impersonation of Coach Rupp follows.

Tickets are available from Whitaker Bank (606- 633-8200), Community Trust Bank (606-633-0161), and Summit City (606-633- 2715), all three in downtown Whitesburg, or from Whitesburg Rotary Club members. Advance tickets are $20 March 17. Tickets will be $25 after March 17 and at the door. Mail orders may be sent, with checks payable to Whitesburg Rotary Club, to Whitesburg Rotary Club, P.O. Box 503, Whitesburg, KY 41858. Mail order tickets will be picked up at Will Call at the show. For more information, call (606) 634-2106 or email artmenius@mindspring.com.

The “Dinner with Coach Rupp” is a benefit for the Meryl Brown Rotary Scholarship. Each year the fund helps two Letcher County students pursue college education.


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