Replay Tampa Bay: Next Stop, Pinellas County

Replay Tampa Bay: Next Stop, Pinellas County

TAMPA, Fla. – In the second distribution event of the season, the Tampa Bay Sports Commission (TBSC), Elder Automotive Group, and the University of South Florida Department of Athletics, will continue their community efforts as they will team-up to host the next episode of Replay Tampa Bay on Tuesday, December 18, at the Lealman Sports Complex in St. Petersburg, Fla.

A sporting goods drive conducted in partnership with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the event is designed to assist children in need during the holiday season. Recipients of today’s distribution will be the Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League as new and gently used items will be donated to the group to assist both athletic and after school programming efforts. Today’s festivities are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

The mission of the Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League (PAL) is, “To offer the youth of Pinellas County alternatives to violence, gang involvement, and substance abuse. Our education, recreation, community service and sports programs serve as the foundation for the development of leadership skills, good citizenship and good sportsmanship.” - Pinellas County PAL

To date, over 350 items have been collected for Replay Tampa Bay. The drive has already surpassed last year’s total of 300 items, and will continue through December 28, 2012:

Be sure to visit one of the three listed donation locations to contribute.

Elder Ford of Tampa
9560 North Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612

Jaguar of Tampa
320 East Fletcher Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612

Saab of Tampa/Tampa Mitsubishi
11608 North Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612

To learn more about Replay Tampa Bay, or to find out more information on the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, please visit TampaBaySports.org. Also, be sure to ‘Follow’ the TBSC on Twitter, or ‘Like’ the TBSC on Facebook.