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Muhammad Ali Center to Turn Ten: Community Invited to Share in Day-long, Free Celebration

(October 28, 2015)...

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Event to Mark Decade of Progress and a Commitment to Continue the Legacy in the Future

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (October 28, 2015) — The Muhammad Ali Center will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary on Saturday, November 21, 2015.  On this day, the Center will offer free admission to the public, live music, discounted memberships, markdowns in the retail store, and activities for the kids. In addition, visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt, raffle drawings, and a photo booth. The Ali Center will also present never-before-seen footage of the Center’s development, a special photo exhibit featuring the Center’s early years, and a rededication ceremony at 1:00 p.m. presented by Mayor Fischer.

This day-long “open house”-style celebration provides an opportunity for the Ali Center to thank the community for their support over the past decade and to share information about its progress, programs, and continuing the legacy in the future. More details to be provided soon.

WHEN:

  • Saturday, November 21st, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Rededication Ceremony at 1:00 p.m.

WHO:

Rededication Ceremony Speakers:

  • Greg Fischer, Mayor, Greater Louisville
  • Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center

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