Pep Rally Scheduled in New Orleans; Lifetime Basketball Museum Memberships Available

March 10, 2003

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Pep Rally in New Orleans
Fans attending the 2003 Southeastern Conference Tournament this week in New Orleans are invited to attend a pep rally sponsored by The rally will be held on Friday, March 14 from 1-5 p.m. CT at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Conference Center, adjacent to the Louisiana Superdome.

The pep rally will include the UK pep band and cheerleaders as well as videos, special guest appearances and prizes. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Cawood Ledford Scholarship Fund, which helps former UK student-athletes return to college to finish their degree requirements.

Lifetime Basketball Museum Memberships Available
The University of Kentucky Basketball Museum, located in the Lexington Civic Center adjacent to Rupp Arena, is offering a special "Lifetime Membership" package for just $1,000. The package provides unlimited complimentary admission and special commemorative 100-year anniversary items including a basketball, poster, Maker's Mark bottle and hardbound book.

Also available are one-year memberships ($25 for students, $30 for all others), family memberships ($60 per year) and a Family Plus membership ($80 for yearly family membership with five free guest passes).

The lifetime membership package is available on a limited basis. To purchase, call the museum toll-free at 800-269-1953 or 859-225-5670.