Groundbreaking for new Trojan Arena

Posted: Monday, 01 March 2010

March 3, 2 p.m.:— Troy University officials will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Trojan Arena on the ninth fairway Trojan Oaks Golf Course Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Scheduled to participate in the program are: TROY Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr.
Troy Mayor Jimmy Lunsford
Trustee Dr. R. Douglas Hawkins
TROY Athletics Director Steve Dennis
Troy Councilmember Johnny Witherington
FCA Chaplain Lonnie Cochran

The event will be moderated by Mr. Jim Bookout, senior vice chancellor of finance and business services at TROY.

The arena will serve as both a convocation center and a basketball venue with a seating capacity as large as 5,600 seats. The building is anticipated to be in use by Fall 2011.

Media covering the event are asked to be in place no later than 1:45 p.m. If your organization has any special coverage requirements, please contact Clif Lusk via email at clusk@troy.edu , or by telephone at 334-670-3196.