Jeff Gordon to speak at GKSHOF banquet

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (release) ― The Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame will continue its tradition of honoring the area’s finest athletes at the dinner and induction ceremony on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Knoxville Convention Center. Professional NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon will serve as the keynote speaker. The tickets are $150 each, and the website is

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon has combined determination, hard work and decades of experience to achieve an unparalleled roster of victories. Three Daytona 500 wins, Four Brickyard 400 wins, along with numerous other victories and pole positions make Jeff a leader in the sport of racing.
For three decades, the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony has celebrated excellence in athletics while benefiting the life-changing work of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Each year, ten individuals with ties to the Greater Knoxville region are inducted into the Hall of Fame for their achievements in athletics.
With locations in Knox, Blount, Loudon and North Anderson Counties, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley offers programs that increase academic success, encourage healthy lifestyles, and develop good character and citizenship among youth and teens.


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