The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans will once again host the 2012-13 Calendar Release Party. This highly anticipated ticketed event takes place on Tuesday evening August 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the hotel’s elegant Grand Ballroom. A limited number of tickets are available to the public. Tickets are $30 per person and include a tailgate-inspired food and beverage presentation as well as the opportunity to meet and mingle with the entire Saintsations Team. Proceeds from the event are earmarked for the “Spirit Award,” an annual scholarship fund established for aspiring high school dance or cheer team members. Scholarship candidates must be nominated by their dance team coach or high school principal and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA to be considered. For more details on the award, visit www.saintsations.net.
“This is our fourth year as Presenting Sponsor for the Saintsations. We are particularly looking forward to this season and the added excitement of New Orleans hosting the NFL’s Super Bowl XLVII. Our Saintsations embody the very spirit of our beloved New Orleans Saints football team. We look forward to joining these talented young ladies in cheering on and supporting our team all the way to another Super Bowl victory,” says Alfred L. Groos, President and General Manger of the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
Lesslee Fitzmorris, President of St. All-Star and Manager of the Saintsations, hopes to inspire talented high school students to pursue dance team at the collegiate level and beyond so, she created a scholarship fund to encourage further study. “With the generous support of our team sponsor, The Royal Sonesta Hotel, we look forward to selecting the student or students that best exemplifies the qualities of a Saintsation. Our relationship with the Royal Sonesta New Orleans family is a special one and we are fortunate to have this landmark hotel on board once again as our Presenting Sponsor,” explained Fitzmorris.
Plan to kick off this football season early by purchasing tickets to the ‘hottest’ calendar release party of the year. Don’t forget that a portion of your ticket price goes toward the “2012-13 Spirit Award.” To reserve your tickets for the Official Saintsations Calendar Release Party on Tuesday, August 14th, please contact Shari Appel at 504-553-2221. Tickets are limited, so please reserve early!
Through the years, the Saintsations have been a visual symbol of New Orleans’ affection for the New Orleans Saints football team. On the field, their spirit is unwavering, their performances always entertaining and their enthusiasm infectious. Off the field, members of the Saintsations team represent their city in countless ways. Members give back to their community through non-profit service, make themselves accessible to the fans through numerous public appearances, serve as ambassadors for the city and for the State of Louisiana, and inspire young women through their example.
Centrally located in the heart of the historic French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street, the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans is at the center of all the action during football season. The landmark property is “the” destination of choice for all visitors seeking an authentic New Orleans travel experience. For more information on the Royal Sonesta Hotel, please visit www.sonesta.com/RoyalNewOrleans or call 504-586-0300.