The Tampa Bay Sports Commission would like to recognize Jeff Adams, Bill Gieseking, and Terri Parnell for their outstanding honors.

Jeff Adams was recently honored by the Sports Club of Tampa Bay with the 2009 Outstanding Citizen Award. A partner of the law firm Abbey, Adams, Byelick, Kiernan, Mueller, & Lancaster LLP, Mr. Adams is serving his second term as chairman of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission.

Bill Gieseking recently received the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2009 Man of Year Award. Mr. Gieseking is the Director of Marketing at Pepin Distributing Company, who is a founding partner of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission.

Terri Parnell was recently honored by the University of Florida and the Tampa Gator Club as this year's Distinguished Gator for her outstanding service to the Tampa Bay community and Gator Nation. Terri serves as the National Sports Manager for Tampa Bay & Company and works alongside the Tampa Bay Sports Commission in bidding on and hosting major amateur sporting events for the Tampa Bay community.

Congratulations to all of these community ambassadors for their special achievements!

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