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Harold Mills Begins Term As President, Ken Potrock Moves To Chairman

ZeroChaos CEO Harold Mills was inducted as the 39th president of Florida Citrus Sports, with a one-year term that will last through March of 2016. In this new role, Mills will lead the day-to-day activities of the organization’s board of directors. His term began on April 1, but his first appearance as president will happen next month at the Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital at Full Sail Live. As CEO of the award-winning ZeroChaos, Mills […]

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Michael Cantrell Named Chairman of the Year

Michael Cantrell, Account Executive at Coca-Cola Refreshments, received the Chairman of the Year Award presented at Florida Citrus Sports’ 2014 Member Celebration.  Before Cantrell became a member in 1998, Coca-Cola had worked with Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) for over 50 years. Upon joining, Cantrell sought to become more active and establish a more personal relationship with the organization. In 2002, Cantrell developed an extreme passion for the organization and began to focus on how FCSports helped the Orlando community and […]

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Paul Kennedy Given Howard Palmer Award at 2014 Member Celebration

Long-time local sports television personality Paul Kennedy was honored with the Howard Palmer Award, the FCSports’ highest service honor, at the 2014 Member Celebration.  Kennedy becomes the 25th recipient of the award, presented during the annual Florida Citrus Sports Member Celebration held this year at Full Sail University’s ‘Full Sail Live’ venue. The Member Celebration, presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital, signifies the beginning of the 2014-15 Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) season with the induction of new leadership and […]

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Ken Potrock Begins Term As President, Tony Massey Moves To Chairman

Ken Potrock of Disney Vacation Club made his first public appearance as 2014-15 FCSports President at the Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. Tony Massey of Massey Services Inc., who served as president in 2013-14, begins his one-year term as Chairman. Outgoing 2013-14 President Massey will move to Chairman, where he will continue his role on the Executive Committee and also oversee the Team Selection Committee for the Capital One Bowl and Russell Athletic Bowl. Massey […]

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Kevin McDonald Named Chairman Of The Year

Kevin McDonald was named the 2013 Chairman of the Year for his leadership of the Florida Citrus Sports Hospitality Committee. The award was presented during the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. A member since 2009, McDonald stepped in to lead the Hospitality Committee shortly after the passing of longtime chairman (and former FCSports employee) Pat Hoffman. As chair, he conducted the orientation for all hospitality suite volunteers prior to Orlando Bowl Week and confirmed […]

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Vonn Howard Named 2013 Volunteer Of The Year

Vonn Howard of Mercury Marine was named the 2013 Volunteer of the Year for his tremendous service with collegiate and high school bands across a number of Florida Citrus Sport events. The award was presented at the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. A member since 2008, Howard serves on the Pageantry & Presentation Committee as a team-band liaison for both the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl, attending every band practice once the […]

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Gary Schneider Named Rookie Of The Year

First-year Florida Citrus Sports member Gary Schneider was named 2012-13 Rookie Of The Year by the organization. The award was presented at the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. In his first year of membership, Schneider was a regular presence at nearly every FCSports event, from the Orlando Mini Open to Feast on the 50 to the bowl games. His near-perfect attendance record is even more special considering that he lives the Tampa area. Schneider […]

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Tony Massey Installed As President, Kuykendall Moves To Chairman

The 2013-14 leadership team officially began their terms last night during the 2013 Member Celebration at Fields BMW in Winter Park. Kuykendall Gardner Risk & Insurance Brokers’ Bobby Kuykendall began his one-year term as Chairman of the Board, while Tony Massey of Massey Services Inc. was inducted as the organization’s 37th President. The Member Celebration, presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital, signifies the beginning of the 2013-14 Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) season with the induction of the new […]

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Charlie Miller Named 2013 Howard Palmer Award Winner

Local athletics pioneer and former Florida Citrus Sports employee Charlie Miller has earned the organization’s highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award. Miller received the recognition in front of his family and a crowd of fellow FCSports members at the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. Miller becomes the 24th member to earn the award. A Central Florida resident since 1954, he is largely credited for helping to change the face of race relations and […]

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Bill Sullivan Wins Howard Palmer Award at Member Celebration

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced at Monday’s FCSports Member Celebration that Bill Sullivan, owner of I.Wanna Distributors, has earned the not-for-profit’s highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award. Hogan also announced L.J. Ruffin & Associates owner Larry Ruffin began his one-year term as chairman of the board while Bobby Kuykendall of Kuykendall Gardner Risk & Insurance Brokers was inducted as the organization’s 36th president. Sullivan becomes the 23rd member to earn the award, presented during the annual Member […]

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