METAIRIE, LA – The voice of the Saints meets the voice of business! The Jefferson Chamber will honor Jim Henderson with a toast at its Gala Royale on Friday, March 9. The toast will take place on the 50-yard line of the Ochsner Sports Performance Center (on the turf of the Saints Training Field) on Airline Drive.
For the past 30 years, Henderson has brought to life play after play during radio broadcasts of Saints games. He announced his retirement in February.
A special salute to Henderson will be led by the Saints longest tenured employee, Jay Romig, and former Saints employee and current Jefferson Chamber Chairman, Nick Karl of Peoples Health. The special salute and toast will begin at 7:45 p.m.
The Gala Royale, presented by Ochsner Health System, will feature an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, punch wall, dancing and live musical entertainment by The Bag of Donuts.
Individual tickets are $125 and VIP tickets are $200. A VIP Party will kick off the evening at 6:30 p.m. The doors to the Gala will open at 7:30 p.m. and the celebration will continue until 11 p.m. Online ticket sales will close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6. Additional tickets will be available at will call the day of the event. To purchase tickets, click here.
This event is an opportunity to socialize with Jefferson Parish’s top business leaders, community activists and elected officials. The event is open to both members and non-members of the Jefferson Chamber. All proceeds from the Gala Royale assist the Jefferson Chamber in supporting the many initiatives that it sponsors in the community, including economic, business and leadership development and education-related programs. Revenue from this event also enhances the Chamber’s capabilities to promote and support a pro-business legislative agenda.
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors: Ochsner Health System, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, Adams and Reese, ASI Federal Credit Union, CORT, Cox Louisiana, Delta Personnel, East Jefferson General Hospital, Entergy Louisiana, Event Producers, First Bank and Trust, Hollis Companies, Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union, Pigeon Caterers, Postlethwaite & Netterville, RICHARD CPAS, LLC, Rault Resources Group, Southern Eagle, Whitney Bank and Zito Companies.
For more information about the Gala Royale, please contact Alex Zarookian at (504) 835-3880 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.