Brands and McCaffery to headline I-Club event

Headlined by guest speakers Fran McCaffery and Tom Brands, the Marshall County I-Club Spring Banquet will take place May 1 at Elmwood Country Club.

McCaffery is the Iowa men’s basketball coach and Brands is the Iowa wrestling coach. Also speaking will be Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis and Iowa women’s basketball assistant coach Jenni Fitzgerald.

Former Iowa Hawkeye and current radio analyst for Iowa men’s basketball Bobby Hansen will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.

This year’s banquet will be a celebration of 75 years of existence for the National I-Club. Some of the highlights will include the presentation of the Ben Trickey Memorial Scholarship Award as well as the presentation of the Robert W. & Jean C. Ottilie Athletic Scholarship award presentation.

A barbeque game watch party for an Iowa out-of-town football game also will auctioned off. That event is for 8-10 people and will be hosted by Lew Miller.

Tickets are still available for $30 and tables of eight may be reserved for $240. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the program kicks off at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from the event will go toward the Ben Trickey Memorial Scholarship Fund.

For more information or to obtain a ticket, contact Larry McKibben at 752-4271 (day) or 752-6908 (evening), Miller at 752-4555, Jerry Johnson at 753-8111 (day) or Phil Mayberry at 752-2958.