Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Official Book Tour Launch

Join Former Jacksonville Jaguar Sr VP of Football Operations MICHAEL HUYGHUE for an evening discussion and book signing of BEHIND THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE: INSIDE THE FRONT OFFICE OF THE NFL. Mr. Huyghue recounts his journey in professional sports with a career that spans nearly 30 years. Sharing an inside glimpse of what occurs behind-closed-doors in professional and collegiate sports, he will reflect upon his fast track career in the NFL and discuss some of the early successes of the Jacksonville Jaguars and some of the challenges he confronted as one of highest ranking African-American executives in the NFL. Barnes & Noble will donate a portion of the August 28th thru September 2nd book sale proceeds to THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, an affiliate of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves over 5,000 members & 25 locations throughout Duval and St. Johns counties. For more info, visit www.BN.com/events.

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Aug
7
10:00 AM10:00

Strategies for Building a Successful Organization

Spend the morning with Michael Huyghue, a widely regarded and prominent figure in the professional sports industry with a career that spans over 30 years. Mr. Huyghue is also the author of Behind the Line of Scrimmage: Inside the Front Office of the NFL, a Cornell University alum and former Trustee and Council member. Drawing on his experience and expertise, he will share strategies for success when building an organization and discuss how race affects the careers of African Americans, women and other people of color.

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