Datebook: June 11 - Vince Lombardi Turns 100

Jun 11, 2013

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He never had a losing season as head coach in the NFL... Vince Lombardi was best known as coach of he Green Bay Packers in the 60s, where he led the team to five league championships and two Super Bowl wins. He died in 1970 and was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in '71.

It’s Tuesday, June 11

The first-ever Barking Lot Blues Jam is scheduled for Thursday evening from 6 to 9 in the parking lot of First Christian Church in Mayfield. The event features a dog contest with proceeds benefiting the Mayfield-Graves County Animal Shelter, plus blues music from the Pearl House Band, Reggie LaFaye, Clint Fisher, and others. For more information, call 247-2204.

Sarah Brown Wessling is the featured speaker at the Harry M. Sparks Lecturer Series on Friday in the auditorium of Alexander Hall on the Murray State campus. The lecture starts at 4:30, with dinner and awards to follow. For more information or to RSVP, call 809-3817.

Angels Attic Thrift Shop seeks donations of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing; furniture; appliances; household items; and toys. Sale proceeds benefit the Angels Community Clinic, which provides healthcare to the working uninsured in Calloway County. Bring donations to 972 Chestnut Street Monday through Saturday from 8 to 5.

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