Vols Head Coach Butch Jones To Speak At Orange Grove Center’s Lunch For Champions

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones will be the guest speaker for the 2013 Lunch for Champions at the Orange Grove Center on Tuesday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m.-1 pm. The Lunch for Champions honors those who contribute to the center, or who are “champions” for showing support for the center.

Coach Jones was hired by the University of Tennessee in late 2012 as the new head football coach of the Vols.
  He owns a 50-27 record in six seasons as a head coach and joins UT from University of Cincinnati, where he finished with a 23-14 record in three seasons.

Past speakers for the Orange Grove event include Governor Don Sundquist, Phil Fulmer and Johnny Majors (UT VOLS), Rodney Allison and Russ Huesman (UTC), Wes Moore and John Shulman(UTC), Bruce Pearl (UT VOLS), Gene Stallings (AL); and football greats, Steve Sloan, Lindsey Nelson, and Mike Keith, the voice of the Tennessee Titans.

Lunch for Champions is a free event, and is by invitation only.  In addition to honoring the many supporters of Orange Grove Center, the 2013 lunch is also a part of Orange Grove’s 60th Anniversary celebration.  To learn more about the event and inquire about available seats, call 423 308-1160.

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