500 Rose Street • Lexington, KY 40506 | (859) 257-1133

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Welcome to the Hilary J. Boone Center at the University of Kentucky!

The Hilary J. Boone Center at the University of Kentucky is among the premier venues for dining and events in the Bluegrass. A stone’s throw from the Singletary Center for the Arts, our Club features beautifully appointed space for everything from daily dining to corporate functions to full-scale weddings. Members may book up to eight private rooms, the courtyard, and gated terrace, while enjoying delicious cuisine prepared by our award-winning culinary staff and outstanding service members. With more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and dining space and lovely décor, the

Boone Center offers a warm and functional atmosphere, seating up to nearly 600 guests. Special event and wedding coordinators are on hand for all events. Membership is open to Faculty/Staff, Alumni, UK Alumni Association Members, UK Departments, Corporations, Fellows, Parents, and Retirees. Members also enjoy the benefit of Club membership in the Association of College and University Clubs that grants reciprocal privileges to nearly 80 clubs in the nation and around the world. In addition, our partnership with the University Club of Kentucky offers discount golf opportunities. The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall is the sister club to the Hilary J. Boone Center.

UK Faculty and Staff Members and UK Departmental Members can view availability and submit Special Event Requests using their LinkBlue ID by clicking on the EMS box below

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Hilary J. Boone Center Service Team

Peg Connery, Reception & Membership Relations – (859) 257-1133
Holly Jones Clark, Membership Sales & Marketing Director – (859) 303-2376
Linda Russell, Special Events Coordinator & Weddings – (859) 257-3288
Rachel Norris, Special Events Assistant - (859) 257-9066
Seth Russell, Executive Chef & Culinary Director – (859) 257-9644
Rick Hait, Chef de Cuisine
Toni Graham, Business Officer & Billing Specialist – (859) 257-7901
Melinda Plymale, Assistant General Manager – (859) 257-4791
Gerald Marvel, CCM, General Manager / Corporate Accounts – (859) 257-4322

Refund Policy – The payment will be refunded if a payment was made in error. Please contact (859) 257-7901.
This site is to be used for payment to the Hilary J. Boone Center for dining sales, dues, and special events.
Privacy Policy – Credit card information is not stored in a database. Credit card information is used solely for the purpose of payment for dues, dining sales and special events.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Toni Graham
(859) 257-7901
Hilary J. Boone Center
500 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0014


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