Texas Tech Day slated for Friday

The Texas Tech Alumni Association – Sweetwater Chapter is hosting their annual golf tournament and cookout on Friday, May 9. Golf begins at 1 p.m. at the Sweetwater Country Club and is $40 per person.The cookout, open to all Texas Tech fans, begins with a social hour from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Robert Whitteker’s barn and is $25 per person.For more information or to sign up for golf and RSVP for the cookout, contact BJ Smartt at (325) 236-1100, Ryan McCorkle at (325) 665-6152 or Robert Whitteker at (325) 338-2169. For directions to the barn, call Whitteker.Proceeds from the golf tournament and cookout benefit the chapter scholarship fund.The Texas Tech Alumni Association boasts more than 29,000 members and is a great way for all Red Raiders to support their alma mater. The TTAA chapter network has more than 65 chapters nationwide and more than 40 just in the state of Texas. These local chapters sponsor events throughout the year and serve as a way for Red Raiders to stay connected. They also raise scholarship funds for students in their areas that are attending Texas Tech.Anyone can join the Texas Tech Alumni Association and support Texas Tech. The TTAA has several annual membership levels that range from $50 to $5,000. If you are interested in joining, please visit www.TexasTechAlumni.org/join or call 806-742-3641.