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Nov 28, 2017

Overton’s Signs On as Presenting Sponsor of Citrus Bowl

Overton’s, America’s Marine and Watersports Superstore, has reached an agreement with ESPN and Florida Citrus Sports to present the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The game moves back to its New Year’s Day spot this year and kicks off at 1:00 p.m. in Camping World Stadium and airs nationally on ABC. “We couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to partner with Overton’s,” said Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports. “Our stadium and our organization have thrived since joining […]

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Nov 27, 2017

Member Crush Monday: Brian Wagner

This weekend, Florida Citrus Sports will announce the participants in this year’s Citrus and Camping World Bowls. When a team comes to play in a bowl game in Orlando, it’s likely Brian Wagner was a part of their experience. That’s because Wagner, a 2015-16 Volunteer of the Year award recipient, is the chair of the hospitality committee, and his job is to make sure everyone has a good time. “When the football teams come into town, we provide them with […]

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Nov 20, 2017

Member Crush Monday: Will Fulghom

A University of Mississippi grad, Will Fulghom was thrilled when his alma mater came to Orlando for last year’s Camping World Kickoff, despite the Rebels’ eventual 45-34 loss to Florida State. “As a graduate,” Fulghom said, “it was gratifying to have friends and family in town to show off the new stadium to our great fan base.” However, when it comes to the fulfillment Fulghom gets from his longstanding Florida Citrus Sports membership, it’s the opportunity to give back that […]

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Nov 13, 2017

Member Crush Monday: Pat and Karen Connors

A retired Army colonel, Pat Connors has a special appreciation for the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces, so when Connors and his wife, Karen, became Florida Citrus Sports members in 2006 — while Connors was still enlisted, no less — it was only natural that they turned it into a way to give back to the military community. Shortly after joining the organization, the couple started a military affairs committee that works, in part, to provide special […]

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Nov 06, 2017

Member Crush Monday: John Gyllin

“I may not remember what I ate yesterday,” John Gyllin said with a hearty laugh after a recent Florida Citrus Sports board meeting. “And I may not remember who I’ve met with this week. “But I’ll never forget that 14-9 loss to Jones.” The loss Gyllin is referring to came on Sept. 30, 1988, when Gyllin and his Cocoa High School football teammates visited Camping World Stadium — then known as the Citrus Bowl — and came up short in […]

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