Tickets still remain for the 25th Annual Saints Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon and 14th Annual All Saints Night Gala. The 25th Annual Saints Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon is set for Friday at noon at the Airport Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom, 901 Airline Drive in Kenner.
Former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman La'Roi Glover will be formally inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame while long-time journalist Peter Finney will receive the Joe Gemelli Fleur De Lis award for his contributions to the New Orleans Saints organization. Tickets are $75 per person. Surf and turf lunch will be served.
The 14th Annual All Saints Night Gala is set for Saturday from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Club XLIV and Encore at Champions Square, adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Attended by Saints alumni from around the country, the event features a taste of New Orleans, with food from 15-20 outstanding restaurants and caterers. All food and beverages are included in the cost of $75 per person.
Parking is in Garage 2, on the corner of Girod Street and LaSalle. There is a New Orleans Pelicans game next door at New Orleans Arena at 7 p.m. so all are advised to arrive early, closer to 6 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the non-profit Saints Hall of Fame Museum, located at Gate B on the Plaza Level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Glover will appear at the Saints Hall of Fame Museum on Sunday from 1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m., prior to the game pitting the Saints against the 49ers.
Glover played for the Saints for five seasons (1997-2001). He amassed 50 sacks, including a league-high 17 in 2000 in helping lead the Saints to a division championship and first-ever playoff victory in franchise history as he earned first-team All-Pro honors and was a Pro Bowl selection in both 2000 and 2001. Glover forced 10 fumbles as a Saint and he was named to the NFL's All-Decade team of the 2000's.
Glover will be available for autographs and pictures. The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is located at Gate B on the Plaza Level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The museum is open three hours prior to each New Orleans Saints home game and for 45 minutes following each home game, free of charge to game ticket holders. The museum is open by appointment Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at a charge of $7 per person or $5 per person for a group of 10 or more, based on availability.
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