February 10, 2003 - by
ACC 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA, RECEPTION, AND BRUNCHES TO SALUTE TOP ALL-TIME ATHLETES, BOOK ALSO AVAILABLE

Feb. 10, 2003

Greensboro, NC –


Florida State fans can find out in person if one of the six former Seminoles selected among the Top 50 all-time male athletes finished among the Top 10 by joining ACC fans at the ACC Gala to be held in Greensboro, NC on March 12. The highlight of the ACC’s year-long 50th Anniversary Celebration, the gala will feature a professionally produced ESPY’s-style show sandwiched between the women’s and men’s ACC basketball tournaments.


50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
The two-hour Gala show will feature the great stories of the past 50 years of the Atlantic Coast Conference, featuring the coaches, the athletes and the administrators who created the ACC’s history and heritage. A key component of the evening will be the announcement of the Top 10 Male and Female Athletes in ACC history. Derrick Brooks, J.D. Drew, Warrick Dunn, Charlie Ward, Peter Warrick and Chris Weinke all made the list of the Top 50 all-time greatest male athletes in ACC history so they each have a chance to be named the greatest male athlete of all-time at the gala.
To order tickets to the 8:00 p.m. Gala, which are $50.00, please call 888-397-3100.


50TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION
In addition to the Gala, fans can attend a pre-event Reception in the Pavilion at the Greensboro Coliseum beginning at 6:30 p.m. on March 12th. Fans can meet many of the legends of ACC sports in this separate event.
To order tickets to the Gala Reception, which are also $50.00, call 336-373-7676.


50TH ANNIVERSARY LEGENDS BRUNCH
Fans are invited to join the ACC 50th Anniversary Men’s Basketball Team and emcees Mike Hogewood and Dick Vitale for a brunch preceding the semi-final games on Saturday, March 15 at 10 A.M. at the Greensboro Coliseum.
To order tickets to the Legends Brunch, which are $35.00 each, call 336-373-7676.


50TH ANNIVERSARY WOMEN’S BRUNCH/UNIVERSITY DAY
The ACC 50th Anniversary Women’s Basketball Team will be honored on Saturday, March 8 at a Women’s Basketball Awards Brunch/University Day, hosted by the Greensboro Sports Council.
To order the $20 tickets for the Brunch, which begins at 11:30 a.m., call 336-854-8787.


BOOK, VIDEO AND DVD ALSO AVAILABLE
Golden Glory: The First Fifty Years of the ACC: Celebrate half a century of achievement with “Golden Glory: The First 50 Years of the ACC.” From “Sunny Jim” Tatum to Roman Gabriel to Bobby Bowden, from Everett Case to David Thompson to Dean Smith to Mike Krzyzewski, author Barry Jacobs brings to life the legendary figures, teams and events that shaped Atlantic Coast Conference sports.
ORDER YOUR COPY NOW! Call 1 877-ACC50-11 or online at theacc.com. Golden Glory is $39.95 plus $10 shipping. North Carolina residents add 6.5 percent sales tax. VHS: $19.99 + $4.95 S&H = $24.95 DVD: $24.99 + $4.95 = $29.94 (DVD has 45 minutes of bonus footage) GIFT PACKAGE: $50.00 + $9.95 = $59.95
VHS/DVD: Features in-depth highlights and interviews from several sports and athletes celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the ACC.
GIFT PACKAGE: VHS or DVD plus collector’s edition hardcover coffee table book with wonderful stories from 50 years of the ACC.

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