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Muhammad Ali Center Ten Year Anniversary

(November 12, 2015)...

Public Invited to Day-Long FREE Community Event

Featuring Full Lineup of Activities

Including Rededication Ceremony with Mayor Fischer

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (November 12, 2015) Ten years ago, thousands of people—those from Louisville, as well as guests from 12 countries and 32 states—attended one or more of a series of Muhammad Ali Center Grand Opening events, from a star-studded gala to an open-air public dedication and community celebration. To mark this significant anniversary, celebrate past accomplishments, and to continue the legacy set forth by its co-founders, Muhammad and Lonnie Ali, the Muhammad Ali Center invites the public to a day-long and FREE community event on Saturday, November 21st from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The 10th Anniversary Celebration will include events and activities for the whole family to enjoy, including:  live music by Wolf Holler and Muddy Walters, a scavenger hunt, raffle drawings every hour, discounted memberships, a photo booth, a timeline display and video of the Center’s history, retail store specials, kid’s activities, food trucks until 3:30 p.m., and much more! The Center’s exhibits are included in the free admission and will be open until 4:00 p.m. A high point of the day will be a rededication ceremony at 1:00 p.m. in the Center’s lobby. Speakers include Mayor Greg Fischer; Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center; and Ina Brown Bond, Board Chair Emeritus.

The anniversary celebration is presented by LG&E and WHAS-TV. Other community sponsors supporting the event include Walker Mechanical Contractors, Inc., FASTSIGNS, C&H Audio Visual Services, R&R Limousine, and Magbooth.

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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