OGDEN -- Save the date for Damian.
NBA rookie of the year Damian Lillard will return to Ogden on June 15 for Damian Lillard Day, hosted by Weber State Athletics and Ogden City.
Lillard, a former Weber State All-American, will be in attendance at the event to celebrate his past season with the Portland Trail Blazers. The event will be held at The Junction in downtown Ogden from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Beginning at 12:30 p.m., the first 500 fans will receive an autographed Damian Lillard picture.
The celebration will continue at 1 p.m. with a ceremony to honor Lillard. He will be joined by Weber State University president Chuck Wight, WSU athletic director Jerry Bovee, men's basketball coach Randy Rahe, Ogden City chief administrative officer Mark Johnson and Ogden City Council chairman Bart Blair.
Lillard will be presented with a key to the city and with a proclamation recognizing him for his success.
The festivities will also include music and vendors as well as the Weber State Spirit Squad and Wildcat Pep Band. Downtown Ogden businesses and restaurants will also offer "Damian Deals" discounts throughout the day.
The event is free to the public. Visit WildAboutDamian.com for more information and for updates on the celebration.
As part of the celebration, a question and answer segment will be held with Lillard about his NBA season, which will be included as a Google Hangout for live streaming the event. Google will promote the event to its more than two million Google+ followers.
Fans are encouraged to submit questions to be asked at the event via Weber State's Athletics Facebook, Google+ or Twitter pages.