Florida Sports Hall of Fame Grand Opening

June 21, 2010

The Florida Sports Hall of Fame is opening in grand fashion on June 22. The Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, home of the Florida Hall of Fame, will house memorabilia from some of the biggest stars in the word of sports. The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame will take place on Tuesday, June 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale and will be followed by the induction of the 2010 Florida Sports Hall of Fame Class that evening at The Lakeland Center. The hall of fame will be open until 2:00 p.m. that day, closing in preparation for the induction at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Hall of Fame members scheduled to appear at the event include: Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, Doug Sanders, Charlie Owens, Don Garlits, Fran Curci, Jimmy Carnes, Roger Strickland, Hubert Green, Pat Borders, Catie Condon and Ruth Alexander. "We are so excited to be able to share this grand opening with the Hall of Fame members, the people who make this new building what it is," said Florida Sports Hall of Fame Chairman, Rick Dantzler. "This promises to be a star-studded, memorable event for everyone who attends," Dantzler added. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing at 863-551-4750.

Click here to view the live webcast of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame Grand Opening taking place on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 from 10am-11am.

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