April 18, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
University of Louisville coaches and athletics staff members will make seven regional stops in May and June with its annual "Cardinal Caravan" in an effort to reach out to U of L fans.
"We're pleased to have the opportunity during this sixth annual tour for our staff to have personal contact with the fans that are so supportive of our teams all season," said Tom Jurich, Vice President and Director of Athletics at U of L. "This Caravan is a chance for us to visit with and personally thank our fans who have been there for many years, as well as the growing numbers of new U of L supporters, who are passionate about Cardinal Athletics."
The Cardinal Caravan will kick off on May 30 in the Northern Kentucky/CIncinnati area at the Hofbrauhaus in Newport, Ky. at 6 p.m. Members of the U of L coaching and support staff will also visit Mike Linnig's in Louisville on May 31; Lamplighter Park in Madison, Ind. on June 5; Huber's Orchard and Winery in Starlight, Ind. on June 6; Shelbyville (Ky.) Country Club on June 7; Executive Inn Rivermont in Owensboro, Ky. on June 13; and Captain's Quarters in Louisville on June 14.
The 2007 Cardinal Caravan will include a commemorative t-shirt giveaway, appearances by the national champion U of L cheerleaders, Ladybirds and Cardinal Bird, as well as a special Caravan issue of the Louisville Sports Report. Among those scheduled to appear at selected stops at the free events are Jurich, men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, football coach Steve Kragthorpe and women's basketball coach Jeff Walz, as well as additional U of L coaches and staff members.
All stops are free with food and beverages available, along with free raffle drawings for great Cardinal items. Additional information on the Cardinal Caravan may be obtained by calling the Cardinal Athletic Fund at (502) 852-5735 or at www.UofLsports.com.
2007 Cardinal Caravan Schedule
Date Day Area Time Site
May 30 Wed. Northern Ky./Cincinnati 6:00 p.m. Hofbrauhaus Newport
200 E. Third St., Newport, Ky.
May 31 Thur. Louisville - South 6:00 p.m. Mike Linnig's
9308 Cane Run Rd., Louisville
June 5 Tues. Madison, Ind. 5:30 p.m. Lamplighter Park
Broadway & West Sts., Madison, Ind.
June 6 Wed. Southern Indiana 6:30 p.m. Huber's Orchard & Winery
19816 Huber Rd., Starlight, Ind.
June 7 Thur. Shelbyville, Ky. 6:30 p.m. Shelbyville Country Club
47 Smithfield Rd., Shelbyville
June 13 Wed. Owensboro, Ky. 5:30 p.m. Executive Inn Rivermont
1 Executive Blvd, Owensboro
June 14 Thur. Louisville - East 6:00 p.m. Captains Quarters
5700 Captain's Quarters Rd., Harrods Creek