to join in a training session with his Yorkshire and Humberside AthleticsSquad at Carnegie. From that day onwards the direction of my life changedtowards athletics as I was taken under his wing as a promising young javelinthrower."His love of athletics was absolute and his knowledge, enthusiasm, coachingand teaching expertise has been experienced by hundreds of thousands of athletes, coaches and teachers all over the globe either through direct contactwith him or through his extensive written work.´The event will be held on Friday 11 March, 2011 at the newly refurbishedCentenary Pavilion, Elland Road from 7:30pm. Tickets are just £55 per personwhich includes a drink on arrival, a four course meal plus coffee, wine andentertainment into the night. As part of the celebrations, the ³Wilf Paish Scholarship Fund´ will be launchedwhich will enable Leeds Metropolitan University to support talented athletesfrom disadvantaged backgrounds to help them through their university studiesso that they may realise their full potential. Building this legacy to supportathletes in need is something that was close to Wilf¶s heart ± the Paish familyare of the firm belief that this is what Wilf would have wanted and are givingboth the fund and the event their full support.Olympic gold medalist Tessa Sanderson and Olympic coach Tom McNabwere both very close to Wilf and will also be speaking at the event.To purchase tickets for you and your guests please visit:www.leedsmet.ac.uk/wilfpaishor call Leeds Met¶s Development & AlumniRelations team on 0113 812 3147.
For further details please contact Mark Dorey in the News and Media team atLeeds Met on 0113 812 3021 or firstname.lastname@example.org