'Durham Day' Festivities set for August 26-27, 2006 in Atlanta

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A weekend honoring coach Hugh Durham for his fifty years in basketball coaching is set for August 26-27, 2006 in Atlanta.

A weekend honoring College Basketball Legend Hugh Durham’s fifty years in coaching is set for August 26th-27th at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA. The weekend will be highlighted by former players such as Dave Cowens, Dominique Wilkins and Vern Fleming, as well as and coaching contemporaries like Lefty Driesell, Bobby Cremins, Wimp Sanderson and Sonny Smith.

The Durham Day events will be kicked off on Saturday by reunion roasts of the three schools where Coach Durham holds the all-time wins record – Florida State University, the University of Georgia and Jacksonville University. The day will then be capped off by a Tribute Banquet at 6pm.

On Sunday morning, The Dunkin’ Durham Roast will be presented by E5 Motivation, a motivational speaking organization where Coach Durham now serves as the Chief Motivational Coach. Many of the “who’s who” in college basketball will use this forum to roast and recognize Coach Durham’s many achievements over the past fifty years.

The weekend is open to the public and tickets can be purchased through the event website at http://www.durhamday.com. For further information, please contact Lake Shore Marketing & Advertising at 1-800-518-4001.

ABOUT E5 MOTIVATION – E5 Motivation is a company created by entrepreneur Randy Amos and Coaching Legend Hugh Durham in 2005. The five step method for corporate and individual goal achievement is backed by Coach Durham’s 600-plus collegiate wins at three different division 1-A colleges. Anyone can set goals – E5 will give you the tools to achieve them. For more information about E5 Motivation, visit the corporate website at http://www.e5motivation.com.

ABOUT LAKE SHORE MARKETING & ADVERTISING – Based in Jacksonville, FL, Lake Shore Marketing & Advertising is a broad based promotional firm, handling everything from customized items to public relations to managing web-based presences.


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