Despite Dangers, University Provides Free Tanning After $3 Million Deal

05/20/2015 11:20 am ET | Updated May 20, 2015
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In 2008, Sun Tan City, a chain of tanning salons based out of Elizabethtown, Ky., gave $3 million to the University of Louisville for the expansion of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. As a result of the financial support bestowed upon the university by this local business, Sun Tan City became a partner of Louisville Athletics with advertisements at university sporting events. Furthermore, in their role as the "Official Tanning Center" for the University of Louisville Spirit Squad, members of both the Louisville cheerleading team as well the Lady Birds are allowed to use Sun Tan City services free of charge.

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