Diana Nyad Keynotes 2013 OFE Dinner

05/16/2013  5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, Downtown Kalamazoo


There is still time to purchase tickets to hear long-distance swimmer and former sports broadcaster Diana Nyad share her inspirational story on May 16 during the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation’s Annual Opportunities for Education Dinner. The event, which is the main scholarship fund-raising effort for the Foundation, begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel and Suites in downtown Kalamazoo.

Nyad has been breaking world records in swimming since the 1970’s. Her swimming achievements, such as circling Manhattan and crossing the 102.5 miles between the Bahamas and Florida, have led to inductions into many halls of fame, such as the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Nyad has a reputation as a uniquely passionate and entertaining public speaker. Her story of courage and unwavering commitment continues to inspire. Tickets to the Opportunities for Education dinner are $75 for students; $125 general seating; $250 for preferred seating; and $1,500 for a corporate table that seats eight.

Purchase your tickets now!