Peyton Manning to receive ‘Distinguished Citizen Award’ from AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Peyton Manning to receive ‘Distinguished Citizen Award’ from AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Peyton Manning to receive ‘Distinguished Citizen Award’ from AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Source: AutoZone Liberty Bowl)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - AutoZone Liberty Bowl has announced that Peyton Manning will receive its Distinguished Citizen Award this summer.

The two-time Super Bowl Champion will receive the award on Sunday, June 7 at the Hilton Memphis Hotel.

A cocktail reception will kick off at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the award presentation at 6:30 p.m.

A live auction and silent auction will also be held during the evening, with 100% of all proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The 26th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl Golf Classic will be held the following day, Monday, June 8 at TPC Southwind.

Manning’s father, Archie, received the Distinguished Citizen Award in 2016.

The Mannings are the first father-son recipients of this award from the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

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