Thursday, December 20, 2007

Annual Georgia Tech Baseball Benefit Dinner Set for Feb. 9


ATLANTA - The Georgia Tech baseball team will hold its Baseball Benefit Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. The annual event will kick off the Yellow Jackets' 2008 season, which begins Feb. 22 in Atlanta, and features a keynote speaker, dinner and both live and silent auctions in the hotel ballroom.

Five-time all-star and two-time Silver Slugger third baseman Chipper Jones will become the third current member of the Atlanta Braves to address the attendees, joining teammates and past speakers Mark Teixeira and John Smoltz as well as former general manager John Schuerholz, when he serves as the keynote speaker for this year's event.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Georgia Tech baseball program. Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10.


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