MERRILLVILLE | The Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana is bringing the Boilermaker Coaches Caravan back to the area, with a stop at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.
The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children 5 to 12 by Monday. For more information, contact the club at (219) 779-8012 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head men’s basketball coach Matt Painter, head women’s basketball coach Sharon Versyp, Athletic Director Morgan Burke, former Purdue/NBA Standout Brian Cardinal and new head football coach Darrell Hazell are expected.
The event will feature a tailgate-style meal with food from three stations (Kentucky, the South and the Midwest). There will be a raffle, and a silent auction featuring items from the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Fever, Chicago White Sox, the Gary South Shore RailCats and others, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana’s Scholarship Fund.