KCAC and University Square to Host Food Drive Contest for Trace Adkins Meet-and-Greet Passes

Posted on 10/29/2015 12:36:46 PM

The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex and University Square are coming together to raise awareness about hunger in the community by hosting the Let’s Kick It! (Hunger) Food Drive benefiting the Chevy Chase Community Center. All donors will be entered to win tickets and meet and greet passes for the Trace Adkins show on Friday, Nov. 20, at 7:00 p.m. at the KCAC.

Community members can drop off nonperishable food items beginning Monday, November 9, through Thursday, Nov. 19 at 12:00 p.m.

Food Drop Locations:

University Square Office

  • 1163 Grant St., #206
  • Monday–Friday from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. 

KCAC Box Office 

  • 711 Pratt Drive
  • Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Each nonperishable food item that is donated will qualify for an entry into the contest. 

The winning entry for the contest will be drawn by a representative from the Chevy Chase Community Center on Nov. 19 after 12:00 p.m. Winner will be contacted on November 19. The Trace Adkins show will be held on Friday, November 20, at 7:00 p.m. at the KCAC.

Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and sold over 10 million albums. His hit list includes “You're Gonna Miss This,” “Ladies Love Country Boys,” “Songs About Me,” “Every Light In The House,” “Hillbilly Bone (Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins),” and “Just Fishin’,” to name a few. The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author, and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross, for which he raised over $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. In recent years, Adkins has performed 10 USO tours.

Tickets are still available for the show, but going fast. Discounts are available for IUP faculty, staff, students, and alumni. E-mail Jackie Montgomery at jhenmon@iup.edu or call 724-357-5205 for more information on group discounts, or visit the Kovalchick Complex website.