Hey gang...Travis back with some really cool Tampa Bay entertainment for you all.  If you know anything about Tampa, you know that Derek Jeter lives in the area, which is really cool for us.  Well, it's also has some benefits when it comes to the events he supports. 

We just got this in, so we had to share it:

Derek Jeter will host the official “Launch Party” at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 to kick-off the Seventh Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Derek, along with many celebrity guests will join sponsors and supporters for a cocktail reception with hors d’ oeuvres, dancing, and a silent auction to benefit his Turn 2 Foundation. The evening will end with a live performance by Grammy Award winner, multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Ne-Yo!

Here are the vitals, so we can just get straight to it -

What: Seventh Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Expected celebrity guests include: Michael Jordan, Ne-Yo, James Blake, Derrick Brooks, Harry Carson, John Cena, Kevin Connolly, Richard Dent, Trent Edwards, Carl Everett, Andres Galarraga, Ron Gant, Richard “Goose” Gossage, Natalie Gulbis, Ryan Howard, Dale Jarrett, Brittany Lincicome, Tino Martinez, Fred McGriff, Charles Oakley, Jorge Posada, Shelton Quarles, Bruce Smith, John Starks, and many more…

Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5223 North Orient Road, Tampa, Florida 33610

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, Time: 6:45pm Media Registration, 7:00pm – 7:30pm Red Carpet Media Derek Jeter interview & photo op.

Parking: Media may valet and parking will be validated upon request. Parking is also free anywhere on property.

Cost: Tickets to the event are on sale now exclusively at the Seminole Hard Rock Retail Store for $500 per person.

In case you wanted to know more about the Turn 2 Foundation:
The Turn 2 Foundation, established in 1996, has awarded more than $10 million in grants to create and support signature programs and activities that motivate young people to choose healthy lifestyles. Through these ventures, the Foundation strives to create outlets for children to achieve academic excellence, develop leadership skills and remain drug and alcohol free. These programs all share the same goal of helping today’s youth become the leaders of tomorrow. To learn more about the Turn 2 Foundation, please visit us at WWW.TURN2FOUNDATION.ORG.           

So, get out your wallets for a good cause, and for the opportunity to meet all of those people!!!!!! 

And as always, keep checking back for more great things to do in Tampa Bay and other Tampa Bay area events.