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Scholarship Benefit Dinner tickets available

April 1, 2015

Daymond John, founder and CEO of the global lifestyle brand FUBU and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” will speak at UW-River Falls as part of the fourth annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner on Friday, April 24. Tickets for the event are now available.

An award-winning entrepreneur, John founded his business, FUBU, in the basement of his mother’s house and built it into a celebrated brand with more than $6 billion in product sales. John has been part of ABC’s entrepreneurial business show "Shark Tank," seen weekly by millions of viewers since 2009.

His marketing firm, Shark Branding, offers advice on communicating effectively through innovative means and connects brands with the world’s top celebrities from endorsements to product extensions. He is the author of two best-selling books, “Display of Power” and “The Brand Within.”
Tickets for the event are $60 and include a buffet dinner and a reserved seat at John’s presentation on personal branding.

For ticket or sponsorship information, call the UWRF Foundation office at 715-425-3505, or for more information and to purchase your ticket online, visit