FAYETTEVILLE - University of Arkansas head men's basketball coach Mike Anderson will address the Mississippi County Razorback Club at the Manila Airport Center on May 7.
Sponsored by John Ed Regenold and the Armorel Planting Company, the banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a meet and greet scheduled around 6 that night.
The menu will include barbecue pork loin, ribs, barbecue chicken and all the trimmings.
Tickets are $20 each. Memberships in the local Razorback club are $15 for single and $25 for joint.
The club will be auctioning off all home football tickets, including Alabama and LSU; basketball tickets and signed Razorback items.
For tickets, contact a Mississippi County Razorback Club board member. They include: Mike Huffman, Ben Hubbard, John Logan, Mark Moseley, Bill Jackson and Mark Bryles in Blytheville; Godfrey White, Ralph Wilson, Jr., Reggie Cullom and Harry Wooten in Osceola; Tim Sullivan and George Hale in Burdette; and Rodney Robertson, Ray Benson and Shaun Perkins in Manila/Leachville.
The Manila Airport Center can accommodate up to 475-500 fans.
Last year's event had approximately 500 fans. It was the largest ever Mississippi County Razorback Club banquet and featured football coach Bobby Petrino.
A big turnout is expected again this year to hear Anderson speak.
Coach Anderson will discuss his first year back at Arkansas, which included three wins over ranked teams and a school record 17 victories at home, as well as his thoughts on the 2011-12 season and what fans can expect from his teams in the years to come. Prior to his presentation, Coach Anderson will sign autographs for those in attendance.