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05 December 2016

2ND ANNUAL FAMOUS JAMEIS JAMBOREE PRESENTED BY BILL CURRIE FORD

Fans Should Bring A New, Unwrapped Toy to Receive Admission to Holiday Event; Toy Drive to Benefit Buccaneers Academy Students
Tomorrow – Tuesday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m., Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston will host the second annual Famous Jameis Jamboree, presented by Bill Currie Ford, at One Buccaneer Place. Fans should bring a new, unwrapped toy to receive admission to the family-friendly event. Toy donations will support students at Buccaneers Academy schools – 24 Hillsborough County schools adopted by the Buccaneers through a curriculum-based program that engages underserved students and encourages learning. On Tuesday, attendees will have the chance to enjoy interactive games, PLAY 60 drills, music, food trucks, and holiday cheer led by Winston and his teammates, as well as Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Captain Fear.
 
As the “Quarterback” of the Buccaneers Academies initiative, which serves more than 14,000 students that are located in mostly economically-distressed areas of Hillsborough County, Winston is dedicated to helping youth reach their full academic potential. On Tuesday evening, Winston will interact with children, participate in the family-friendly activities, and share his message on the importance of supporting the community’s youth.
 
Tuesday’s event is another initiative of Bucs for a Better Bay, the team’s far-reaching commitment to making Tampa Bay better today and for generations to come. A key component is the Buccaneers Academy programming, through which the Buccaneers provide resources and hands-on participation from Buccaneers players, cheerleaders and staff. Each of the Buccaneers Academy schools has also received a court-sized shade cover from the team that provides an improved environment for students to safely participate in physical health and wellness activities. To learn more, visit www.buccaneers.com/community.  
 
What:        
2nd Annual Famous Jameis Jamboree, presented by Bill Currie Ford

 
Who:        
Quarterback Jameis Winston
Students representing 24 Buccaneers Academy schools in Hillsborough County
Hundreds of Buccaneers fans – open to the public with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy
                 
Where:     
One Buccaneer Place
3302 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
                       
When:      
Tuesday, December 6

Event time:           5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Media window:     6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
*Media availability with Winston: Approximately 6:30 p.m.
 
Parking:   
Parking available in Lot 14. Enter off of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
 
Media Contact:
Allen Barrett
Communications Manager
813.767.9862 cell
abarrett@buccaneers.nfl.com        

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