Oct. 5, 2017

ROCHESTER, Mich. - The Golden Grizzles invite friends, family and supporters to the inaugural Tip-Off Gala on Thursday, Oct. 26, inside the Athletics Center O'rena. Student-athletes from the men's and women's basketball teams will be present, along with coaches to speak about the upcoming season.

Oakland Athletics is set to celebrate the start of another exciting year of Golden Grizzlies' men's and women's basketball with the Tip-Off Gala, featuring dinner, a silent/live auction and a cash bar.

"We have hosted a Tip-Off Breakfast over the last several years," Deputy Athletics Director Padraic McMeel said. "However, we wanted to open up this event to more of our great fans. We are excited to start a new tradition to kickoff the start of basketball season with the Tip-Off Gala."

Tickets are priced at $40. To guarantee your spot, contact Becky Weber at 248-370-2713 or or Fleetwood Fleming at 248-370-4034 or

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and table sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting 248-370-4034.

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