Pro Football Hall of Famer and two-time Super Bowl champion Terrell Davis heads to Louisville to kick off 2022 season Kentucky Derby Festival.
The returning star for the Denver Broncos helped lead the team to victories at Super Bowls XXXII and XXXIII and will be the guest speaker at Kentucky Derby Festival annual They left ! Lunch Friday, April 22.
Davis was named NFL MVP in 1998 and is the Broncos’ all-time leading rusher with 7,607 rushing yards. He was inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame in 2007 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. Since his days on the field, the football legend has been a broadcaster for NFL Network and Westwood One Radio and is considered the one of the best athlete motivational speakers. Davis is also the founder of the non-profit organization, Terrell Davis Salute the Kids Foundation who believes that every child deserves a chance to excel.
If you want to hear Davis speak and participate in the annual kickoff of the Kentucky Derby Festival, lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Galt House Hotel. This year’s event will also include the presentation of the Heartland Volunteer of the Year Award and the Fifth Third Bank Silver Horseshoe Award for Community Service.
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Tickets are $85 each or $680 for a table of eight. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 502 584-FEST or visit KDF.org.
Davis joins a long list of celebrity speakers who have attended the “They’re Off” luncheon for more than 60 years, including Hannah Storm, Mike Tirico, Seth Davis, Jay Bilas, Kenny Mayne, Dick Vitale, Terry Bradshaw, Erin Andrews, Bill Walton, Archie Manning, Greg Gumbel, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Larry King, Bob Costas, Robin Roberts, Lily Tomlin, James Earl Jones, Phil Simms and Howard Cosell.
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