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COMMUNITY RELATIONS UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23, 2012

   

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH: BUCCANEERS HOST SIXTH ANNUAL

"TURKEY TIME WITH THE O-LINE"

 Turkey Time

On Tuesday, November 20th, the Buccaneers' offensive line teamed up with Publix Supermarkets, Lance-Snyder's, and United Way Suncoast to provide Thanksgiving meals for those less fortunate at the sixth annual "Turkey Time with the O-Line." Along with Buccaneers cheerleaders, staff, and Captain Fear, Buccaneers O-linemen Roger Allen, Demar Dotson, Davin Joseph, Ted Larsen, Jamon Meredith, Donald Penn, Mike Remmers, Chris Scott, Jeremy Trueblood, Cody Wallace, Desmond Wynn, and Jeremy Zuttah distributed full Thanksgiving meals to 700 disadvantaged families from Tampa Bay during the drive at One Buccaneer Place. The families received a full meal purchased by the Buccaneers' offensive line. These hearty meals included one 10-12 pound turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy, and pumpkin pie. To see more from Tuesday's event, visit www.buccaneers.com.

Joseph 2012 Turkey Time

On Tuesday, Davin Joseph and the Buccaneers O-line continued a Thanksgiving tradition by handing out Thanksgiving meals to 700 underprivileged families at One Buccaneer Place

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH: MEET DAVIN JOSEPH AND JOIN

"TEAM DAVIN" TO SUPPORT THE TAMPA BAY COMMUNITY

Pro Bowl Guard Davin Joseph and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have joined up with United Way Suncoast to build the next generation of volunteers, mentors and tutors in the Bay area. All across the NFL, teams are joining up with United Way to focus on the building blocks of a good life. The goal is to attract volunteers and mentors that will create long-lasting changes to build a better future.

Now is your chance to show how Bucs fans embrace the Bay. On Sunday, November 25th, before the Buccaneers take on the Atlanta Falcons, Joseph will be greeting fans in the Raymond James Stadium South Plaza near Tampa Bay Boulevard from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., encouraging fans to join TEAM DAVIN in support of this great cause. All fans who register to join TEAM DAVIN will receive an autograph from Joseph.

Unable to attend Sunday's game? Signing up is still just a few clicks way. To volunteer, visit www.buccaneers.com/TeamDavin and enter your name and contact information. Just for volunteering, you will receive an autographed digital photo of Davin Joseph and be entered for a chance to win a football signed by Davin and some of his Buccaneer teammates.

Support your Buccaneers, your community, and United Way. Join TEAM DAVIN today and help build a better future for Tampa Bay's youth!

 Team Davin

On Sunday, Buccaneers Pro Bowler Davin Joseph will be signing autographs in the South Plaza of Raymond James Stadium from 10:00 - 11:00 am and asking fans to join TEAM DAVIN and support the Bay area community.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH: GLAZER FAMILY FOUNDATION HOSTS SPORTS EQUIPMENT DRIVE AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM

GFF logo On Sunday, November 25th, before the Buccaneers take on the Atlanta Falcons, the Glazer Family Foundation will host a sports equipment drive at Raymond James Stadium. Fans are asked to donate new or slightly-used sports equipment at the yellow collections stations outside all gates and club entrances between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All fans that donate an item will be entered into a drawing to win authentic team signed merchandise.

Sunday's collection drive is part of the Glazer Family Foundation and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' efforts to support Replay Tampa Bay, a holiday sporting goods drive in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. The drive, taking place November 25 - December 28, encourages the community to donate any new or slightly-used sporting goods to support Metropolitan Ministries, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Charities, and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Police Athletic League. To learn more about Sunday's collection drive, visit www.buccaneers.com.

Collection Drive photo bucs chargers

Buccaneers fans are encouraged to bring new or slightly-used sports equipment to Raymond James Stadium on Sunday to donate toward the Glazer Family Foundation's sports equipment collection drive, which will support local youth.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH: BUCCANEERS CELEBRATE PLAY 60 CAMPAIGN AND PROMOTE YOUTH HEALTH AND WELLNESS VS. FALCONS

Play 60 vert low res On Sunday, November 25th, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepare to face-off against the division rival Atlanta Falcons, numerous local individuals will be honored for their achievements within the community in conjunction with the team's Play 60 efforts to help promote youth health and wellness.

At 8:00 a..m., youth athletes from the NFL's Punt, Pass & Kick program will compete in the Buccaneers Team Championship. Team champions may become eligible for the National Championships, which will be held during an NFC playoff game. Along with students from the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, Sunday's Punt, Pass & Kick participants will help welcome the Buccaneers to the field during team introductions. They will then be recognized on-field for their accomplishments at halftime. In addition to the ceremony, a halftime performance will be provided by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers All Stars - a group of 150 youth dancers from throughout the Bay area.

The Buccaneers will also welcome the winners of the 2012 Buccaneers Coach of the Week program to serve as honorary captains. The Buccaneers Coach of the Week program recognizes local high school football coaches for their excellence on the field and their commitment to developing student athletes. A Coach of the Year, who receives additional recognition for his football program, will be selected from the 10 weekly winners at the end of this season.

For the second consecutive Thanksgiving, communities across the country can enter for a chance to receive a visit from the NFL Play 60 Bus featured in the Play 60 commercials. Schools and community centers can enter the NFL Play 60 Bus contest by writing two short essays and submitting a photo on how the Play 60 Bus could help the youth in their town get more active and healthy. One deserving community will receive a visit from the Play 60 Bus full of sports equipment and gear. Fans can visit www.NFLRUSH.com to learn more.


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