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Details on the Memorial Service for Muhammad Ali

(June 7, 2016)...

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Muhammad Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, KY on Friday, June 10th at the KFC Yum! Center. The service will be open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m.  For those unable to attend, it will be streamed live from www.alicenter.org. The event will be open to the public with limited seating. Information and details on tickets will be released as they become available.

PROCESSION THROUGH LOUISVILLE, KY

In addition to the funeral, there will be a procession throughout Louisville to allow the general public to pay their last respect to the “Greatest of All Time.” On Friday, June 10 beginning at 9AM, the procession will travel northbound on Bardstown Road, westbound on the Watterson Expressway, and then north on I-65 to westbound I-64 (exiting 9th Street ramp). Then traveling west on Muhammad Ali Blvd to 34th Street, left on 34th street to Broadway, making a left on Broadway and then traveling to Cave Hill Cemetery. The route includes locations that were historically important to Muhammad.

Click here for updated information on the funeral procession route.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

For hotel accommodations information, please call 888-568-4784 (M-F, 9AM-5PM EST) or book online at reservations.gotolouisville.com.

MEDIA

For all media inquiries, please contact mailto:media@boxcarpr.com.

Credentialed media will be allowed inside the funeral at the KFC Yum! Center. All members of the media will be required to present valid credentials at the event. Media can request credentials at http://www.muhammadalicredential.com/

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org

Contact:

Jeanie Kahnke
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs
jkahnke@alicenter.org
502.992.5301

AliCenter.org