WE ARE PROUD TO SAY THE PASTALAYA DINNER WITH DAVE McGILLIVRAY AND ROOSTER ROSSITER IS SOLD OUT.
We will be selling N0-Show seats at 6:00 at the door for $30 – First Come. First Served. Kids $10.
The Pastalaya Dinner features a buffet with many carb-loading servings and healthy options. We are expanding on the menu and want to give everyone enough time to get a plate, listen up and meet the speakers.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
• 5:15p.m. Doors Open
• 6:00p.m. Introductions Begin
• 6:05p.m. Rooster Rossiter Begins
• 6:40p.m. Dave McGillivray Begins
• 7:30p.m. Q&A, Meet-&-Greet
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center – Downtown
201 Lafayette Street
We intend to have one seating for 450 patrons. There will be multiple buffet stations set up for quick and easy serving.
Partners like Louisiana Runs allow us to secure industry leaders, sports legends and motivational speakers, adding to the experience and complementing our mission. We hope you enjoy the experience and welcome your feedback.
PASTALAYA DINNER BUFFET
Sweet Potato Soup
Tossed Green Salad
* Don’t forget the Hot Rolls
Veggie Pastalaya (WHOLE WHEAT PASTA)
Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya (RICE)
Variety of Freshly Baked Cookies
Freshly Backed Brownies & Blondies
Iced Tea and Coffee
Cash Bar for Beer and Wine
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Dave McGillivray is perhaps best known for his run across the United States in 1978 for the Jimmy Fund of Boston, when he ran a total of 3,452 miles in 80 days (averaging 80 miles per day.) He repeated the run in 2004 in a relay with nine other veteran marathoners, raising $300,000 for five children’s charities. For the past 26 years, he has been the Race Director for the B.A.A. Boston Marathon He also serves as Race Director for the B.A.A. Half Marathon and 5K. Personally, he has run 131 marathons (including the Boston Marathon for the past 42 years) and logged more than 140,00 miles in his lifetime.
As a personal challenge, he began running his age in miles on his 12th birthday and hasn’t stopped. Dave is the owner and President of Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, Inc. and has raised millions of dollars for charity. He was inducted into the Running USA Hall of Champions in 2005, was given the 2007 Runner’s World Heroes of Running Award and was inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame in 2011. In addition to founding his own children’s fitness foundation, Dave has received many other honors from charities such as Lazarus House, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and others.
Along with Linda Glass, Dave is the author of “The Last Pick” which chronicle his career while motivating and inspiring the reader to never underestimate their own ability, to set goals and to achieve what is thought to be impossible.
“If you can dream it, it can happen.” In this heartening book, Boston Marathon race director and motivational speaker David McGillivray shares the challenges he has overcome to inspire readers to similar triumphs in their own lives.
Always the last pick for team sports because of his small stature, David McGillivray drove himself to excel at individual sports. Whe he was 16, he set himself up for the one “failure” … read more >>
Marine Rooster Rossiter is the Founder and President of Ainsley’s Angels of America, which provides ride-alongs for disabled children and adults in athletic events in which they would otherwise not be able to complete.
A loving husband, father and son who is also a marathoner and Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rooster started Ainsely’s Angels in 2007 when his daughter, Ainsley, was diagnosed with a rare, terminal, genetic disorder. Not long after the diagnosis, Rooster entered a 5 K race with Ainsley and was encouraged by the therapeutic effects on his daughter and family.
Since then, Ainsley’s Angels has expanded to eight chapters in seven states, including Louisiana.
Rooster is also the Executive Director of Team Hoyt New England, which manufactures and provides specially made chairs for assisted athletes all over the country,
Since that initial race with his daughter in 2007, Rooster has expanded the mission of Ainsley’s Angels of America to ensure assisted athletes and those with special needs to participate in all aspects of life by “promoting awareness, providing education, and participating as active members in local communities.”
Visit AinsleysAngels.org >>
Enjoy this USA Today Video Story about our efforts >>
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PASTALAYA DINNER PARTNERS
HILTON BATON ROUGE
In a state where every man is a king and a hotel where the past becomes the present, the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel blends both history and elegance. The historic Heidelberg and Capitol House Hotel have been fully restored to their former state of grandeur with over $70 million in renovations and awarded a 4 Diamond rating by AAA.
The hotel’s signature restaurant, The Kingfish, serves the finest prime beef, the freshest catch, and wine from the city’s finest cellar. The 290 elegantly appointed guest rooms have been designed with all of the comforts and conveniences of modern hospitality, while maintaining the luster and appeal of the original building facades. The third floor pool and garden deck overlooks the Mississippi River, as do the two river-view ballrooms. Additionally, for larger events, the hotel offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, and it is only three miles from Louisiana State University.