by Melinda F. Anderson
On Thursday, September 9th the LSUA Generals Athletic Association (LSUA-GAA) hosted the inaugural LSUA Shrimp Jam at the Randolph Riverfront Center. Guest speaker for this inaugural event was National Hall of Fame LSU Women’s Basketball Coach, Kim Mulkey.
The Generals Athletic Association (GAA) is the organization that raises money solely to support the LSUA Generals Athletic programs.
LSUA has seven athletic teams that compete in the NAIA. The seven teams are, Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, and Women’s Tennis.
All proceeds from this event will go to support these teams. With fabulous catering provided by John Ed Laborde and Panaroma Foods Inc., guests enjoyed shrimp cooked five different ways, heard a fabulous speech by guest speaker Hall of Fame LSU Coach, Kim Mulkey, enjoyed music by DEAF Jam, and desserts were provided by Walk-On’s.
There was a cash bar and a silent auction also! Student athletes from all 7 teams were on hand to assist and work the event.
The LSUA Generals Athletic Association hosted nearly 450 guests at the Randolph Riverfront Center and thanks to our 27 table sponsors and individual ticket holders the LSUA-GAA raised over $58,000!
It is anticipated that this will become an annual event in collaboration with the Seafood Promotion Board and the Lt. Governor’s office! Great food, friends, and fun all for a great cause!
This event was made possible by the LA Seafood Promotion Board and the Office of Lt. Gov. Billy Nunguesser.
Thank you again to our sponsors, partners, and our entire LSUA team!
The Generals Athletic Association (GAA) Mission Statement
The Generals Athletic Association (GAA) is a private, nonprofit association dedicated to supporting Louisiana State University Alexandria (LSUA) and its athletic program. GAA is administered by its own board of directors, comprised of GAA donors, which meets monthly. Officers of the association are elected annually. This mission statement introduces the opportunities that exist for participation in the work being carried out by GAA and the many opportunities that exist for participation as a Generals fan and supporter of a great institution of higher learning … READ MORE: https://www.lsuagenerals.com/General_Athletic_Association