“Good Food • Good Drinks • Good Books” Fundraiser Benefits Steely Library Student Scholarships

Good Food, Good Drinks, Good Books NKU Steely Library event logo

Friends of Steely Library's Signature Fundraiser for
Library Informatics Scholarships

March 1, 2018- Northern Kentucky University’s Friends of Steely Library will host a one-of-a-kind event that combines “Good Food • Good Drinks • Good Books” to raise funds for NKU library informatics scholarships.

On May 23, “Good Food • Good Drinks • Good Books” will showcase local culinary specialists and beverage experts from New Riff Distilling. The “Good Books” will include an opportunity to meet legendary NKU Coach Kenney Shields, along with an additional author to be named later.

Coach Shields is a local hero and personality and is known as the sports community’s good humor man. Under Coach Shields’ leadership, NKU became one of the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation. His autobiography “Nothing More, Nothing Less, Nothing Else” takes you inside the life and coaching career of the Northern Kentucky sports icon.

  • What: Good Food • Good Drinks • Good Books
  • When: Wednesday, May 23, from 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: New Riff Distilling in Newport

Tickets start at $100, which includes food, beverages, a silent auction and live entertainment. Registration is limited to 200 guests and ends May 18. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Ken Gunkel at 513-703-1123 or kengunkel@gmail.com. To register, visit http://nku.edu/goodbooks.

Proceeds from the event will support the Friends of Steely Library scholarship, established in 2016 to help high-achieving library informatics students continue and complete their degrees.

About Friends of Steely Library: Created in 1985, Friends of Steely Library supports NKU’s Steely Library with programs to enrich the lives of students by creating long-lasting impressions in pursuit of their artistic and scholastic interests.

About NKU:  Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018! Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information on our 50th, visit nku.edu/50.