Former LSU standout offensive lineman Kevin Mawae will be the guest speaker in the inaugural Brookshire’s Team Luncheon, hosted by the AdvoCare V100 Bowl.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to spend time with the teams that will represent the ACC and the SEC in the 2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl,” Mawae said. “It’s a privilege to be chosen as the guest speaker for the Brookshire’s Team Luncheon, and I look forward to the excitement Bowl Week will bring to Shreveport/Bossier City and the state of Louisiana.”
The luncheon is scheduled for Monday, December 30, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City. Tickets for the luncheon are $30, and can be purchased by calling the bowl office at (318) 221-0712 or toll free at (888) 414-BOWL.
Brookshire’s Food and Pharmacy, the official grocer of the AdvoCare V100 Bowl, will provide lunch for the event, with a menu featuring some of Louisiana’s signature dishes.
Mawae - a 2013 Inductee in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame - spent 16 years in the NFL, playing primarily at center, where he was an eight-time All-Pro selection and selected to eight Pro Bowl teams. He played for the Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets and Tennessee Titans during his career.
Other Bowl Week Events that have been scheduled are the “Big Game Show” Team Welcome Party, set for Friday, December 27, at 5 p.m. inside Riverview Hall. Tickets to watch the participating teams face off in the friendly game show competition are just $5.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast, put on by the Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the FCA, will be Sunday, December 29, at 7:30 a.m. inside the Bossier Civic Center. Tickets for the breakfast are only $5.