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Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic Begins

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RALEIGH — "Don't ever give up," Jim Valvano said. "Don't ever stop fighting."

With those words the basketball coach of the N.C. State Wolfpack inspireda nation. Four years after his death, Jim Valvano's legacy lives on.

The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic kicks off next Thursday with areverse raffle at the Raleigh Convention and Conference Center.

There are only 500 tickets available at $100 each. The cost of the ticketsis tax deductible. Proceeds will go to the Jimmy V Celebrity GolfClassic, which in turn will help raise money for the V foundation forcancer research.

The grand prize at the reverse raffle is a 1997 red, mustang convertible.For more information call Dana Cox at 919-510-5581.

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