Final Stop of 2014 Catamounts Unite Tour Set for Thursday

May 14, 2014

Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina Athletics and the Catamount Club's 2014 Catamounts Unite Tour, presented by the Cullowhee River Club on the Tuckasegee, concludes this week as the tour swings into the Queen City for the final stop at Southside in Charlotte (May 15).

Charlotte and Mecklenburg County represents the fourth-largest concentration of Western Carolina University alum in the state of North Carolina.

Each stop of the Catamounts Unite Tour is designed to allow WCU Director of Athletics Randy Eaton; head football coach Mark Speir; and head men's basketball coach Larry Hunter, as well as other Catamount coaches and staff as well as the Catamount Club, to meet with WCU alumni, supporters and Catamount fans as they craft together the vision and direction of Catamount Athletics.

The third installment of the highly successful Catamounts Unite Tour opened back on April 11 with a local stop at the new Comfort Inn in Sylva, and has included events at the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., on April 15 and the Crowne Plaza / Piedmont Center in Hickory, N.C., back on April 22. Last week, the caravan swung through the middle of North Carolina with stops in Winston-Salem (May 7) and Raleigh (May 8) at the River Ridge Taphouse and Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek, respectively.

For more information on the Catamounts Unite Tour, please contact Ms. Julie Miller, Associate Director of the Catamount Club by phone at (828) 227-3084 or via E-mail at Online registration for the final stop is also available online at

The 2014 Catamounts Unite Tour presenting sponsor - the Cullowhee River Club on the Tuckasegee - is a new and unique community located along the picturesque banks of the Tuckasegee River just off the WCU campus. It includes a collection of mountain-styled cottages, condominiums, townhomes and cabins, as well as riverfront and mountain home sites. For more information, visit the Cullowhee River Club online at or call (877) 258-2522.



Date & Time: Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 6-8 pm
Location: Southside
Address: 1600 Montford Dr., Charlotte, N.C. from 6-8 pm

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