Saints Hall auction set

METAIRIE — Dates have been set for the third annual New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame Auction/Reception and 22nd Annual Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic.

The reception and auction, which will include 20 items from the Saints, will be held Sunday, May 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the indoor practice facility and cafeteria at the Saints’ facility at 5800 Airline Drive, Metairie.

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

The golf tournament is set for Monday, May 20, at 9 a.m. at Chateau Golf and Country Club in Kenner.

Saints coach Sean Payton, General Manager Mickey Loomis and many current and former Saints players are expected to participate.

The golf tournament features a taste of New Orleans, with food from local restaurants located on every hole, at the check-in area and at an awards party following the event.

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

Payments for either event can be sent to: Saints Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 640394, Kenner, La., 70064-0394. For more information, contact Ken Trahan at (504) 471-2192 or by email at kentrahan@aol.com.