Join the Z-Fund for Special Events!
Golf outings, bus trips to away games, pre-game tailgates, alumni gatherings, and Varsity "A" Association events just to name a few...
Special Events are critical to engaging current and prospective donors. We maintain a calendar throughout the year to do so. From pre-game receptions to golf tournaments, special events are critical to the success of the Z-Fund.
- The University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet
- Zips Men's Basketball Alumni Weekend
- Zips Women's Basketball Alumni Weekend
The University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet,
presented by the Varsity "A" Association
The 40th Annual University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015, in the Quaker Station Ballroom (135 S. Broadway St.). The festivities will begin at 6:00 PM with a cocktail hour (cash bar), followed by dinner at 7:00 PM. Dress ranges from business attire to cocktail attire.
The following evening, Saturday, February 21, 2015, the honorees will be presented at halftime of the Zips Men's Basketball game (Akron v. Miami; time TBA -- please check www.gozips.com for updates).
Reservations for both the banquet and the basketball game must be received by Friday, February 13, 2015 in order to guarantee your reservations and seating preferences.
CLICK HERE to make your reservations for the banquet!
For further information, please contact Alexa Doutt, Director of the Z-Fund, at 330-972-2695 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zips Men's Basketball Alumni Weekend
On behalf of Zips Athletics, the Z-Fund, and the Varsity “A” Association it is our pleasure to extend an invitation for you (and one guest) to participate in the Zips Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend. The festivities will begin on Friday, February 20th with the 40th University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, where former Zip Mike Dowling (’87) will be honored with the Mike Krino Varsity “A” Achievement Award and the 1963-64 Men’s Basketball Team will be honored as a Team of Distinction. The celebration will continue on through Saturday evening as our Zips take on Miami (Ohio) at the James A. Rhodes Arena. Please see the complete list of events below.
Friday, February 20th
6:00 PM The 40th Annual UA Sports Hall of Fame Banquet*
Sat., February 21st
TBD Zips Women’s Basketball v. Ohio
TBD Zips Men’s Basketball v. Miami (Ohio)
*** All Basketball Alumni invited into Tommy Evans Lounge during halftime of the men’s game
TBD Post-Game event will be held; location TBD
Reservations must be received no later than February 13th. CLICK HERE to make your reservation! You may contact Jimmal Ball at 330-972-2695 or by email at email@example.com with questions.