Bielema to speak at Mississippi County Razorback Club Banquet

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema

FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema will speak at the Mississippi County Razorback Club Banquet Monday, March 2, at the Manila Airport Center, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $20 and includes dinner, autograph session, raffle, silent and live auction, speech from Coach Bielema and the opportunity for questions.

Anyone interested in tickets should call one of the Club's board members:

in the Blytheville area: Ben Hubbard (870)740-1017 or Mike Huffman (870)740- 1418; in the Buffalo Island area: Shaun Perkins (870)897--6083; South Mississippi County: Godfrey White (870)740-3920.

Coach Bielema will discuss how he and his staff are preparing the Razorbacks for the 2015 season, including winter workouts, spring practice and summer workouts before fall camp. Other topics will include new additions to the coaching staff, Arkansas' recently signed recruiting class, returning contributors, momentum from the Texas Bowl victory and the 2015 schedule. Arkansas opens spring practice March 15 and plays its annual Red-White Game on April 25.

Twenty-three Razorback Clubs, including the Mississippi County Razorback Club, uphold the mission of the Razorback Foundation throughout Arkansas and the surrounding states. Through contributions from more than 14,000 Foundation members, who understand the need and cost of maintaining a premier athletic program, the Razorback Foundation is able to provide scholarship support for more than 460 student-athletes, funding to support facility enhancements and financial assistance to other programs designed to elevate student-athletes and Arkansas athletics.

All Razorback fans are encouraged to join the Razorback Foundation as well as support their local Razorback Club. Foundation membership starts at $50 annually. For more information about the Razorback Foundation, and how to join your local club, please visit or call 479-443-9000.

Fans can put a deposit down for 2015 season tickets by visiting The 2015 home schedule includes six games in Fayetteville, four against opponents that played in bowl games last season -- UTEP, Auburn, Mississippi State and Missouri. Arkansas will also take on Toledo at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

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