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HAMMOND – To get tailgaters ready for Southeastern Louisiana University's first Saturday home game of the season, Albertson's is hosting a Lion Tailgating Kickoff event on Friday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. The event is set the evening before the Lions take on Incarnate Word on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium.
"Come out to Albertson's and get your tailgating grub and gear for Saturday's home game," said Albertson's Manager Kevin Brunelle. "Come out and support our home team!"
With presentations by Lion Head Football Coach Ron Roberts, student-athletes, the Spirit of the Southland Band, Roomie, cheerleaders and Lionettes, the event will also feature the Southeastern Spirit Wheel. All attendees will be invited to spin the wheel for prizes and giveaways.
Also, Albertson's will provide free hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks to students who show their Southeastern IDs.
Throughout the football season, Albertson's is offering a 10 percent discount on groceries on Southeastern football game days to customers who wear Southeastern apparel when shopping. This applies to both home and away game days. As an added bonus, Brunelle stated that all Southeastern apparel and goods in the store will be 50 percent off during the Tailgating Kickoff.
For tickets to the Southeastern vs. Incarnate Word football game, call 985-549-LION.