Greg LeMond to attend The 79th annual MTR Western Sports Star of the Year

Sports fans! American cycling star Greg LeMond will be in Seattle this week as he and hundreds of other athletes make an appearance at Seattle Sports Commission's Western Sports Star of the Year Awards.

The biggest night out in Washington sports, this event has celebrated local athletes, coaches and others in the sports industry for the past 79 years. Drawing an attendance of 1,200 athletes, coaches and fans, this is an event you won't want to miss!

Held at Benaroya Hall, the event features a pre-show reception where attendees mingle with special guests, and have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. In the past years, VIP’s have included Gary Payton, Kenny Mayne, Steve Largent, Hope Solo, Governor Gregoire, Keith Jackson, Apolo Ohno, Kasey Keller, Lenny Wilkens, Jake Locker, Red Bryant, Kerri Strug, Bob Houbregs, Marcus Trufant and Jay Buhner. The reception is followed by an award show that showcases the phenomenal athletes, coaches, executives, philanthropists, and stories of the past and present. 

79th annual Western Sports Star of the Year Awards
Starting at 5:30 p.m. on  Wednesday, Jan. 22 
​Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101
Get your tickets and learn more, here.

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