Press Release

Tickets Now on Sale for HLGU Booster Banquet Featuring Kevin Sorbo

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
by Rebecca Sneed

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Tickets are now on sale for Hannibal-LaGrange University's 74th Annual Booster Banquet featuring Kevin Sorbo. The banquet will be held Friday, November 20, 2015, at 7:00 pm in the Mabee Sports Complex.

Though he was born in Minneapolis, MN, Sorbo is full blood Norwegian, and is proud of this Viking heritage. He is best known for his seven-year series, "Hercules: the Legendary Journeys," which ran from 1993-1999 and became the most watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries.

From 2000-2005 he starred as Captain Dylan Hunt in Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda," America's number one first run syndicated show for its entire five-year run.

Since then, Sorbo has starred in over 45 movies, including "Soul Surfer," "What If...," and the number one independent movie of 2014, "God's Not Dead."

Sorbo has acted in, directed, and produced movies for over 30 years, and is the author of the book "True Strength: My journey from Hercules to mere mortal - and how nearly dying saved my life."

Booster Banquet tickets will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, September 1. Ticket prices are as follows:

$60 - General Admission Ticket (before November 7) - Includes banquet admission

$75 - General Admission Ticket (on and after November 7) - Includes banquet admission

$200 - Executive Admission Ticket - Executive ticket includes reserved parking, private reception with Kevin Sorbo, and a reserved seat at the banquet. Private reception guests will receive Kevin's book, True Strength, and have the opportunity to have a photo taken with him.

$1200 - Sponsor a Round Table - Includes eight Executive Tickets for a special price.

Due to the limited amount of Executive Tickets, you must call the office of institutional advancement at 573.629.3124 to purchase them by credit card only.

For more information, please contact Lauren Youse, director of alumni services and development, at 573.629.3126, or via email at lauren.youse@hlg.edu.

Tickets purchased on or before November 15 will be mailed to you. Tickets purchased on or after November 16 will need to be picked up at the institutional advancement office or at the ticket window the night of the event.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations