Gridiron Club Dinner to Feature Bruce Allen and Sam Rutigliano
Bruce Allen, the general manager of the Washington Redskins, and Sam Rutigliano, former coach of the Cleveland Browns, will both receive awards and will be the featured speakers at the Gridiron Club Sportsman of the Year Dinner on May 15 at Myers Convocation Center. Allen will receive the Ashland University Gridiron Club 2012 Sportsman of the Year Award, while Rutigliano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the third year that the Gridiron Club has held this fundraising event. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Ashland University Gridiron Club and be used to support the football program and athletic facilities on campus. The evening will begin with a reception with Allen and Rutigliano and a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and program from 7 to 9 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center. Tickets are $75 each and a reserved table of 10 is available for $699. There is also an opportunity for people to sponsor an Ashland University football player to attend the dinner at a cost of $35 each.For more information on the Gridiron Club Sportsman of the Year Dinner or to order tickets, contact the Ashland University athletic department at 419-289-5475.