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FOX 8 Sponsors 3rd Annual Saints Hall of Fame Reception/Auction

Event will take place at the Saints facility on May 19


The Saints Hall of Fame is proud to announce that Fox 8 is the presenting sponsor of the 3rd Annual Saints Hall of Fame Reception/Auction.

The Fox 8 Saints Hall of Fame Auction/Reception will take place on Sunday, May 19 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the New Orleans Saints facility at 5800 Airline Drive in Metairie in the indoor practice facility and cafeteria.

With an elaborate food spread and beverages from Pigeon Caterers, patrons can enjoy partial tours of the New Orleans Saints facility. Coach Sean Payton will help auction 20 outstanding items, many of which are from the New Orleans Saints.

The cost is $50 per person with all proceeds going to the non-profit Saints Hall of Fame, located at Gate B on the Plaza Level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

WVUE President and General Manager Joe Cook is excited to join forces with the Saints Hall of Fame Museum on the Reception/Auction.

"Fox 8 is honored to support the Saints Hall of Fame, and we encourage Saints fans to show their support by attending this event and enjoying the company of Saints players, Coach Payton and one another," said Cook. "The coming season promises to be an exciting one, and another great year in Saints history. The Saints organization appreciates and embraces their fans like no other NFL team. I personally look forward to May 19, and hope the Black and Gold nation realizes what's in store for them on that date."

The Reception/Auction is open to the first 500 paying customers. To secure your place in both events, send your check to:

Saints Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 640394
Kenner, LA 70064-0394

The 22nd Annual Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic is set for Monday, May 20 at 9 a.m. at Chateau Golf and Country Club at 3600 Chateau Blvd. in Kenner.

Coach Payton, several members of his coaching staff, Executive Vice President and General Manager Mickey Loomis, many current New Orleans Saints players and several prominent former Saints players will participate.

The event features a taste of New Orleans, with a restaurant on every hole, restaurants at the check-in area and an awards function in the clubhouse following the event.

The cost is $1,500 per group of five, which includes a Saints celebrity. A foursome is $1,200. The cost for individuals is $300. For an additional cost, patrons can bid on Payton, Loomis, or a Saints Hall of Fame inductee to play with their group.

"The Saints Hall of Fame represents the best of our best and presents the history of our franchise in outstanding fashion," Payton said. "We encourage all to support the Hall of Fame and these excellent events. I can assure you that our fans will enjoy the auction and seeing our outstanding facilities and will have a great time golfing with our coaches and players."

Entries are now open and the event will sell out. The first 36 groups will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

All proceeds from the event benefit the non-profit Saints Hall of Fame Museum.

Here is the link to the entry form for both events.

The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is open by appointment Monday-Friday weekly between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at a cost of $7 per person or $5 for any group of 10 or more.

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