The Orlando Touchdown Club
Greetings everyone! Fall dinner meeting, #2, with former coach, HOUSTON NUTT, was unbelievably great! For anyone who missed it, we are truly sorry but we will try and bring Coach Nutt back next year. YES, he really was that good!
Our club is strong on entertainment! Along with a new speaker at every meeting,Mike Bianchi and Marc Daniels are with us all season long. This makes each dinner meeting a very special event with THREE terrific speakers every time we meet.
Since we have already had TWO fall dinner meetings, we are announcing new season rates for new members. Our next dinner meeting is Monday, Oct. 8. Starting now, a NEW member can join for $285 and for those under 40, $250. With new speakers like Stan Van Gundy and Lou Holtz coming to see us later this fall, that's a great deal to join OUR club, make some new friends, enjoy a superb meal and be entertained all season long! Please look to the left and click "JOIN" for more information. This is a club you'd be happy to be part of.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO COME AS A GUEST FIRST AND GIVE US A TRY? For our first SIX dinner meetings - including our yearly visit from Mark Packer on Nov. 12, our guest fee is only $45. Best of all, this $45 guest fee will be applied towards a year's membership! Please send your RSVP to GLSineni@gmail.com. Then bring your check or cash and we'll be more than happy to welcome you at the door.
We think OUR 2018 lineup of speakers might be the best we have ever had! Here is our season schedule:
Tues, Sept. 4 Tony Barnhart Tony is always good! And he was again.
Mon, Sept. 17 Houston Nutt Coach Nutt, an analyst with CBS Sports and former coach at 'Ole Miss and Arkansas, was simply terrific in his debut with us. We were laughing and smiling all night long!
Mon, Oct. 8 Danny White, current Athletic Director at UCF. This dynamic gentleman has made some great hires in Scott Frost, Johnny Dawkins and Josh Heupel. In a very short time, he has helped make UCF a nationally known university.
Mon, Oct. 15 Andrea Adelson, a former Gator graduate who wrote for the Orlando Sentinel, Andrea is now with ESPN covering the ACC. Andrea has plenty of stories and she will happily take our questions all night long!
Mon, Oct. 29 Stan Van Gundy, former Orlando Magic coach; a Lake Mary resident who is an all around sports nut and a big fan of local schools and young people. Super inspirational, we can't wait to hear and meet Coach Van Gundy.
Mon, Nov. 12 Mark Packer, #1 personality on Sirius XM Radio, ESPNU, channel 84!!! This gentleman, besides being one of our favorite people - 9 straight appearances, has gone way out of his way to help us land other speakers. Mark is a great friend of the OTC!
Mon, Nov. 26 Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame coach and ESPN commentator. "Dr. Lou will be in the house!" There is already a buzz in town. Come Nov. 26, we know the room will be packed with club members and guests!
Mon, Dec. 3 Charles Davis, former star def. back at Univ. of TN and now with FOX Sports as a football analyst. Very few people can deliver a message as real and sincere as Charles Davis. He is the perfect speaker to end our season with.
As usual for 2018, we will honor the Orange and Seminole Co high school players of the week. The Orlando Touchdown Club loves to give these deserving young men proper recognition for what they do on the field and in the classroom.
WHO is your favorite college team? Whoever it is, you'll have some company! All Gators, Knights, 'Noles, Irish, Crimson Tide, Vols, 'Canes, Nittany Lions, Dawgs, Tigers, Wolverines and even Buckeyes are welcome at our club. For more info on membership or if you have any questions or comments, please contact: GLSineni@gmail.com.
We hope to see you!
All dinner meetings are held at Steve Gunter's "Historic Dubsdread Ballroom," next to The Tap Room restaurant, also Steve's. With a full staff of wonderful people and great food at every meeting, THIS is the place to be!
549 W Par Street
Orlando, FL 32804
5:00 PM Check in and cocktails.
6:30 Meeting begins. We'll be done by 8:15!