NEW ALBANY, IN, (Jan. 9, 2012) – Hall of Fame Jockey Pat Day will share his winning ways on and off the track with the Indiana University Southeast community this month.
Day will speak at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 18, at IU Southeast, in honor of National Mentoring Month. The presentation is sponsored by the Center for Mentoring at IU Southeast.
Day is a renowned jockey who has won nine Triple Crown races, including the 1992 Kentucky Derby. He retired from jockeying in 2005 and has since spent his time championing several causes close to his heart.
He is active with organizations including the Race Track Chaplaincy of America and Mom’s Closet, a group designed to support single mothers.
National Mentoring Month is in its 11th year. Created by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR, National Mentoring Month focuses attention on the need for mentors and the positive effect of mentoring on the lives of youth across the nation.
The presentation is free and open to the public. A reception will be held at 11:30 a.m. for all attendees. For more information, please call the Center for Mentoring at (812) 941-2516.