Limited space remains for UNCP Cash Bash

By: Staff Report

PEMBROKE – More than 35 sponsors have already secured their tables for the UNC Pembroke athletics department’s sixth annual Cash Bash presented by Scotland Health which will be held on Friday at 6 p.m. inside the English E. Jones Center.

Tables for the event can be purchased for $1,000 and features priority seating for eight, dinner with a coach or student-athletes, video board signage, individual or business listing and a raffle entry for each guest. Individual tickets can be purchased for $125. The event will feature entertainment, an auction and a catered meal with an open bar.

For more information, or to purchase a table or individual ticket, contact Assistant Athletics Director Adam Hardin at 910-775-4339 or by email at [email protected] Individuals or business wishing to sponsor the event can obtain that information from Hardin as well.

Tabbed “A Toast To Dan Kenney”, the event will honor one of the longest-tenured basketball head coaches and athletics directors in the history of the department. Kenney, who recently retired after serving as the Chief of Staff in the chancellor’s office for since 2013, compiled 124 victory as UNCP’s men’s basketball coach from 1985-92 and served as the skipper of the department from 1998-2013.

The Cash Bash is one of the department’s premier fundraising events that benefits the Braves Club scholarship fund. Proceeds from the event support all 16 varsity athletics programs, as well as nearly 400 student-athletes.

Preliminary live auction items include two premium tickets to UNC’s basketball matchup with NC State next season inside the Dean E. Smith Center, as well as a VIP experiences to a select NC State basketball and football game during the 2018-19 season. Tickets to the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600, the NASCAR Monster Energy All-Star Race and tickets to the practice round for the 2019 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club.

Staff Report