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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival has announced the return of the annual Tribute to Heroes Dinner and the event’s keynote speaker — University of Iowa Women’s Wrestling Coach Clarissa Chun.
Late last fall Iowa announced that it was adding women’s wrestling as an intercollegiate program, becoming the first NCAA Division I, Power Five conference institution to offer the sport. Chun is the first head coach in the history of the program and at the dinner she will share her stories of success throughout her career.
The Tribute to Heroes Dinner will be held on June 17 at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. Cocktail hour and link to the online silent auction opens at 6 p.m., with the program beginning at 7 p.m. This dinner provides a showcase in honor of Cedar Rapids community heroes and is a fundraiser for the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival.
Nomination forms are still being accepted and must be completed online or returned to the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, 609 First Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405, no later than Friday. If you would like to nominate someone who has made positive contributions to the community, head to the Freedom Festival website at www.freedomfestival.com and click on the registration tab.
Tickets for the Tribute to Heroes Dinner are now on sale. A table for 10 is $500 and individual tickets are $55. Table sponsorships also are available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, or questions regarding the nomination process or the dinner, please call (319) 365-8313 or email email@example.com.