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Oct 30, 2017

Member Crush Monday: Justin Kinsey

From a recent luncheon with SEC commissioner Greg Sankey to exclusive networking events throughout the year, Florida Citrus Sports membership has led to many unique experiences for Justin Kinsey — to say nothing of the heart-pounding action on the field each season. But perhaps the most memorable moment so far for the Atlanta native came away from the City Beautiful, when he was able to attend the 2016 Georgia-Georgia Tech game in Athens as an official Florida Citrus Sports representative. […]

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Oct 29, 2017

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey an Open Book With Florida Citrus Sports Members at Season’s Second “Chalk Talk” lunch

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey praised Camping World Stadium and the city of Orlando as a first-class bowl destination this week in an address to Florida Citrus Sports members. Sankey’s comments came during an intimate “Chalk Talk” luncheon — the second hosted by Florida Citrus Sports this year — which was relocated to Amway Center to accommodate a Food for Florida event being held at Camping World Stadium. The inaugural Chalk Talk, featuring former Pitt and NFL head coach and current FOX Sports […]

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Oct 29, 2017

Cedric the Entertainer to Headline Florida Classic Weekend Kickoff

Acclaimed actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer will jump-start Florida Blue Florida Classic weekend as only he can with a hilarious headlining set at the inaugural Florida Classic Weekend Kickoff on Thursday, Nov. 16. This must-see show, presented by the Florida Lottery and featuring opening acts J.J. Williamson and Malik S., begins at 7:15 p.m. in the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. World-renowned as one of the Original Kings of Comedy, Cedric the […]

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Oct 23, 2017

Member Crush Monday: Greg LeFils

Sometimes relationships are just a perfect fit. The one between Greg LeFils and Florida Citrus Sports is one incredible example. A longtime Florida Citrus Sports member, LeFils has been a familiar face around Camping World Stadium for years. But his history with the former Citrus Bowl goes back decades, to his early days as a referee — a side job that brings him closer to the action than most could ever dream. A CPA at LeFils & Company, LLC, by […]

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Oct 16, 2017

Member Crush Monday: 2016-17 Volunteers of the Year Melissa Myers & Tracy Cheek

When Melissa Myers moved to Florida a few years ago, she knew she wanted to find a way to give back to her new community. So when it came to figuring out the perfect place to do it, the Black Hills Works IT director did what she does best: She got online and looked for ways to get involved. “I did an actual search for sports-related (organizations) that do community development, and Florida Citrus Sports was one of the first […]

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Oct 13, 2017

Feast on the 50 Presented by TD Bank Draws Huge Crowds, Brings Big Fun

A dazzling fireworks display illuminated the night sky over Lake Lorna Doone Thursday, capping off an evening of fun on the field at Camping World Stadium. A tradition dating back more than a quarter-century, Feast on the 50 presented by TD Bank is one of Florida Citrus Sports’ most anticipated annual events. And as this year’s record crowd of 4,713 can attest, it’s a tailgate unlike any other. Attendees at this unique celebration of family and football enjoyed food from […]

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Oct 10, 2017

Feast on the 50 Auction Goes Mobile For First Time, Will Accept Bids Exclusively Through Handbid Smartphone App

In 2017, for the first time ever, the silent auction at Feast on the 50 presented by TD Bank is going mobile, allowing participants both at Camping World Stadium and around the world to bid on a host of incredible items with proceeds from the event benefiting the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation’s middle school summer camp. The auction, which features more than 200 one-of-a-kind lots ranging from signed memorabilia and dinner packages to concert tickets and field passes for the […]

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Oct 03, 2017

Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Center Opens Doors to Renovated Gym

After nearly six months of renovation, Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Center opened the doors to “version 2.0” of its gymnasium in a Tuesday morning dedication event at the facility, located near the corner of Orange Center Boulevard and John Young Parkway, in the shadow of Camping World Stadium. The program started with a ribbon-cutting featuring donors and leaders from around Central Florida, followed by an indoor ceremony, during which Bishop Allen Wiggins recognized the people and organizations who helped […]

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