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UNK Football: 14th Annual Loper Backers Banquet Tomorrow Night

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Kearney, Neb. – The 14th Annual Loper Football Backers dinner and scholarship fundraiser will be held Thursday (April 25) at the Younes Conference Center North.

Attendance is once again expected to be close to 700 (70 tables) with things kicking off at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. with the program following around 7 p.m. Things should wrap up around 9 p.m.

Tickets are $50 per person, sponsor tables (seats nine plus one Loper football student-athlete) are $500 and fans unable to attend can still donate to the cause.

Since the banquet began in 2010, it has garnered over $2.4 million dollars for scholarships and other program needs. The Loper Football Backers is a community-led volunteer organization whose mission is to raise scholarship dollars for the UNK Football program.

Go to ( to see 22 live and nearly 100 silent auction items. Fans can bid from anywhere by signing up via their phone through Qtego.