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Press Release
For Immediate Release
December 20, 2016
For More Information contact:
Ariel DeWitt
813.209.1199

MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Heroes Volunteer at Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tents

Local Heroes Volunteer at Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tent

 

WHEN:                        December 21, 8:45 am – 4 pm

 

WHERE:           TAMPA: NEW LOCATION!  Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tent, Downtown Tampa, just west of Nebraska and Cass (905 North Governor St., Tampa, FL 33602).

PASCO: 3214 US Highway 19 North Holiday, FL 34691

 

DETAILS:         Local Heroes from Hillsborough and Pasco government officials to media personalities will gather at both Holiday Tent locations Wednesday to volunteer their time as part of Metropolitan Ministries’ Heroes Day. Representatives from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Tampa Police Department, Hillsborough County Commissioners, as well as twenty-four representatives from Holiday Tent marquee partner, The Tampa Housing Authority (who donated the land temporarily for the site) will be in attendance.

                       

JVS Contracting is another hero organization that donated 100% of the site work and asphalt slab for the tent, which is nearly the size of a football field.

 

The heroes will be serving as personal shoppers for clients in our food and toy areas and donation receiving.   Confirmed guests include the following:

TAMPA TENT

8:45 am Tampa  

County Commissioners

·         Sandra Murman

·         Michael Merrill

·         Yvonne Yolie Capin

·         Julianne Holt

·         Pat Frank

·         Guido Maniscalco

·         Harry Cohen                                       

·         Victor Crist                                         

·         Craig Latimer

·         Frank Reddick

·         Bob Henriquez

·         Sean Shaw                                                                  

·         Alfonso Noto

·         Janet Cruz

·         Ross Spano

·         James Grant

·         Kimberly Simon

·         Wengay Newton

·         Dewayne Mallory

·         Gabriel Powell-Legros

 

11:00 am Tampa

Tampa Police Department Bike Unit

·         Cpl. Sean Kruger

·         MPO Julio Martinez

·         MPO David Cosme

·         MPO David DiMarco

·         Colin McCoy, Police Sergeant

onBikes

·         Julius Tobin, Executive Director

·         Drew Weatherford, Co-Founder

Tampa Housing Authority                                       

·         Leroy Moore                                      

·         Nicholas Dickerson

·         Janice Justiano

·         Patricia Wingo

·         Stephanie Gilmore

·         Irene Womack

·         David Iloanya

·         Juanisha Bailey

·         Britney Richards

·         Jerome Ryans

·         Michael Butler

·         Susi Begazo-McGourty

·         Lillian Stringer

·         Keara Thompson

Media

·         Lissette Campos, ABC Action News                          

·         Vanessa Ruffes, FOX 13

·         Laura Moody, FOX 13

 

12:00 pm Tampa

 

Media

·         Russell Rhodes, FOX 13

1:15 pm Tampa

Tampa Housing Authority

·         Tina Washington                                            

·         Tonya Ford

·         Anna Hickman

·         Alicia Ojeda

·         Datonya  Creary

·         Dominique Cobb                                            

·         Erica Rifraf                                                     

·         Robyn Jones

·         Shannon Jackson

·         LaToya Escourse

 Media

·         Kelly Ring, FOX 13

·         Paul Dellegatto, FOX 13

·         Dion Lim, Channel 10

 

2:00 pm Tampa

 

Media

·         Linda Hurtado, FOX 13

·         Cynthia Smoot, FOX 13

 

3:00 pm Tampa

 

Media

·         Mark Wilson, FOX 13

PASCO TENT

11:00 am Pasco

Government Officials

·         Congresssman Gus Bilirakis

·         Mike Cimminna

·         Summer Robertson

Media

·         Walter Allen, FOX 13

12:00 pm Pasco

Media

·         Dave Osterberg, FOX 13

1:15 pm Pasco

 

Media

·         Charley Belcher, FOX 13

 

2:00 pm Pasco

Media

Lindsay Milbourne, FOX 13

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