The Downtown Tip Off Club will welcome University of Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson on Friday, Dec. 15 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in downtown North Little Rock.

Lunch will start at 11:45 and the program is scheduled to conclude at 1 p.m.

Anderson and his Arkansas Razorbacks are to set face Troy the following Saturday night at Verizon Arena.

Luncheon cost is $25 per person. Reservations encouraged, walk ups are welcome. To RSVP, or for more information, call 501-791-8543 or by at email at tlane@nlr.ar.gov or jpettit@nlr.ar.gov.

Anderson is the just the first of a full series of speakers.

Also scheduled to appear are:

Jan. 8, Joe Foley – University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Jan. 16, Todd Day – Philander Smith College

Jan. 22, Russ Pennell – University of Central Arkansas

Jan. 29, Sandra Rushing – UCA

Feb. 5, Wes Flanigan – UALR

Feb. 12, Dave van Horn – University of Arkansas

Feb. 20, Terry Mohajir – Arkansas State University Athletic Director

Feb. 26, Pat Bradley – SEC Network

All luncheons will take place at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel except for Jan. 16, which will be at the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.

The Downtown Tip Off Club is hosted by The North Little Rock Parks and Recreation.