UNO to host Baxter Arena dedication ceremony, kick-off event



The University of Nebraska Omaha will host a dedication ceremony and a Maverick Kick-Off event sponsored by the Omaha Athletics at the new Baxter Arena 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7.

The dedication ceremony will take place in the community ice arena with Chancellor John E. Christensen, Vice Chancellor of Athletics Trev Alberts and special guests including coaches and athletes from the four UNO teams that will call Baxter Arena home.

Following the dedication ceremony, guests will be invited to tour the main arena and watch a skills competition put on by the UNO hockey team.

The Maverick Kick-Off marks the beginning of Omaha Athletics’ The One Fund annual campaign. This year, the chairs of The One Fund campaign are George and Anna Little.