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    Release Number: 11-410

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 7, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Second Annual Public Safety Memorial Bowl

    Tampa Bay Storm to play the Tampa Bay Sentinels Saturday, December 10.
    • Saturday
    • December 10, 2011
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Skyway Park
    • 3901 George Road
    • Tampa, FL

    Second Annual Public Safety Memorial Bowl:

    Storm to Play Tampa Bay Sentinels Saturday, December 10 at Skyway Park

    Tampa Bay – The Tampa Bay Storm will play the Tampa Bay Sentinels, a member of the National Public Safety Football League, in a charity flag football game Saturday, December 10 at Skyway Park (3901 George Road, Tampa) at 1:00 PM. All ticket and raffle proceeds from the game will benefit the Fallen Firefighters Survivors Foundation.

    The Sentinels are comprised of active members of police, fire and sheriff units from 16 departments serving five counties throughout the Tampa Bay area, as well as members of the US Army, Navy and Air Force. The team will miss two players who are currently in active duty in Afghanistan, Army Sergeants Delano Howson and William Crain.

    Many guests will be in attendance including; NFL Alumni players signing autographs, former Hillsborough County Commissioner Brian Blair, the Tampa Fire Department honor guard, the Storm Cheerleaders and South Florida Sun Dolls, mascots - Storm Dawg and Rocky the Bull and the Sports Animal 620 WDAE’s on-air personality Darek Sharp as he calls the game.

    Several emergency vehicles will be on display, including a Bayflight helicopter and units from the Tampa Fire Department. Fireman Chip Shields from the Hillsborough Fire Department will sing the national anthem prior to the game and Select Physical Therapy will provide athletic trainers for each team during the game.

    There will also be raffle items with all the proceeds going to benefit the Fallen Firefighter Survivors Foundation.

    Highlights of the raffle items include:
    • $200 gift card compliments of Sonny’s Bar-B-Q
    • $150 gift card compliments of 400 Beach
    • A pair of tickets to the Outback Bowl on January 2
    • A pair of tickets to see the Lightning take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 15
    • Tickets to several South Florida Basketball games (men’s and women’s)
    • Gift baskets compliments of Clearwater Auxiliary
    • Plus many more

    Tickets to the game are only $7.00, for more information please contact info@tbpsc.org or call 727/328-4772. Children under five and people with disabilities get in for free.

    About the Fallen Firefighter Survivors Foundation:

    The Fallen Firefighter Survivors Foundation’s goal is to offer immediate financial assistance to the surviving family members of any Firefighter killed in the line of duty across the United States. This foundation is committed to operating in a respectful, professional manner with the highest integrity.

    About the Tampa Bay Sentinels:

    The Tampa Bay Sentinels are the football team of Tampa Bay Public Safety Charity. As a member of the NPSFL they raise funds for non-profit organizations from throughout the Tampa Bay area.

    The Five-Time World Champion Tampa Bay Storm celebrates its 25th season in the AFL. The 2012 Season home opener is Friday, March 16 versus South Division rival Georgia Force. To purchase 2012 Tampa Bay Storm season tickets and for more information call 813/301-6600 or visit www.tampabaystorm.com. Additionally fans and sponsors can follow the Storm on Facebook (Tampa Bay Storm) or Twitter (@tampabaystorm) for up to date news and exclusive content.

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