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Willie Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty to Speak at Grace College

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Willie Robertson will speak at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center (MOCC), 610 Wooster Rd., Winona Lake, on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.  The CEO of Duck Commander and star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” will give remarks about “faith, family and ducks” to the audience.

Willie Robertson has expanded his family company, Duck Commander, from a living room operation to a multi-million-dollar enterprise and destination for all things outdoors.  Duck Commander is the best-selling duck call brand in the United States as well as a popular trademark on apparel, hunting gear, food and more.  Robertson is executive producer of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” and “Buck Commander” on the Outdoor Channel.  He is a New York Times best-selling author of “The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family and Ducks Built a Dynasty,” “American Hunter” and “American Fisherman.”  Robertson’s story is a remarkable example of entrepreneurship and dedication built on faith and family.

Robertson’s appearance at Grace College is part of the college’s annual Career Week.  Each year, the Center for Career Connections at Grace College hosts Career Week to equip students with information and perspectives to guide the trajectory of their education.  Career-focused chapel speakers and a career fair are scheduled to assist students as they consider their calling and the next chapter in their lives.

Dr. Bill Katip, president of Grace College, looks forward to having Robertson on campus.  “We are thrilled to bring Willie Robertson to Grace to share with our students and community the amazing story of his family’s faith journey woven through their incredibly successful businesses and entertainment ventures,” Katip said.

Tickets are now available online here.  Ticket pricing is as follows:

VIP priority seating and photo opportunity with Willie Robertson: $50  SOLD OUT

Preferred floor seating: $30

General admission stadium seating: $20

Student admission stadium seating: $10

Cash-only tickets will also be available at the door for a $5 additional charge.

The VIP photo opportunity will take place from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. in the MOCC upper level.  VIP doors will open at 5:30.  Preferred seating and general admission doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  The event will begin at 7 p.m.

Sponsors of the Willie Robertson event at Grace College include The Dr. Dane and Mary Louise Miller Foundation, LDC. (Louis Dreyfus Company), Wildman Cleaners, Silveus Insurance, Mr. Paul Wagner and Dr. Michael Lyons.

“This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.  We are grateful to each of them and hope that many in our community will enjoy this unique opportunity to meet and hear from Willie Robertson as a result of their generosity,” Katip said.

For more information about the event, please email event coordinator and Director of Applied Learning Randy Polston at

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