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UK Alumni Association hosting Member Appreciation Week

The UK Alumni Association will honor Members during Member Appreciation Week Feb. 22-26, held in conjunction with University of Kentucky Founders Day on Feb. 22.

Starting Monday, Feb. 22 all Members (those who have completed at least 12 credit hours at UK), Life Members and Active Members will be able to download a UK campus art print. Created by UK alumna artist Katie Creech, this print features the Main Building and Patterson Office Tower with a touch of fun Lexington nostalgia.

Members can also register for the UK Baseball Fun Pack Sweepstakes. The UK Baseball Fun Pack Sweepstakes includes five loge tickets with access to the Lexus Lounge at the UK baseball game vs. Florida at Kentucky Proud Park on Saturday, May 8. The winner will also receive a Yeti tailgate cooler packed full of UK swag. Members can register for the sweepstakes online and earn additional entries by checking their email and following the UK Alumni Association on social media. The winner will be announced at the end of Member Appreciation Week on Feb. 26.

Monday, Feb. 22, is Discount Day. Enjoy 20% off one non-apparel item from the UK Bookstore, in store and online. Members should check their email to receive the promotional code and for more information.

The UK Alumni Association will also be celebrating Founders Day on Feb. 22 in front of the Helen G. King Alumni Building at 400 Rose St. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cookies and giveaways will be available for students while supplies last.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Life and Active members can spin the Wildcat Wheel O’ Fun, a virtual prize wheel, for a chance to win UK swag. More information will be emailed to those who are eligible.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, the UK Alumni Association will host, “UK Founders Day — A Bird’s-eye View Virtual Event.” From 6 to 7 p.m., Members will learn about “founding” moments in UK’s 156-year history. Terry Birdwhistell, senior oral historian from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at UK, author and former dean of UK Libraries, will lead the discussion. Click here to register.

Thursday, Feb. 25, is Big Blue Zoom UK Trivia Night. Join fellow Wildcats for a virtual hour of friendly fun competition. Questions will include interesting facts about the university’s rich history, traditions and sports. The top finishers of each round of trivia will receive UK swag. Click here to register.

On Friday, Feb. 26, the winner of the UK Baseball Fun Pack Sweepstakes will be announced through the UK Alumni Association’s social media platforms. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see who wins.

For more information about Member Appreciation Week, visit

Learn more about UK Alumni Association membership at

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