Roger Ayers, NCAA college basketball official, will be the featured speaker at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting on Monday, April 24, at the Salem Civic Center. Meeting activities begin at 5:45 pm with the dinner at 6 pm and speaker at 6:45 pm.
Ayers has been an Atlantic Coast Conference basketball official since 1998. Last year he was an official in the Final Four games in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, and in 2012 he was an alternate official at the Final Four games.
Ayers was ranked as one of the nations’ top officials last season. He hopes to continue officiating into his mid 60s.
Anyone not a member of the Sports Club and is interested in attending the meeting should call Joyce Montgomery at 354-6751, or Maggie Drewry at 353-1103 as soon as possible.