City of Lakeland and Mayor Howard Wiggs Proclaim July 7th Florida Marine Raiders Day
Lakeland, FL (July 3, 2014) – After defeating league rival St. Louis Attack 60-48 in the XFL’s inaugural X-Bowl on June 14th, the Florida Marine Raiders returned to Lakeland as National X-Bowl Champions. To honor this achievement and the team’s commitment to the community, the City of Lakeland and the Honorable Mayor Howard Wiggs have proclaimed July 7th as Florida Marine Raiders Day. A special proclamation ceremony will be held during the Lakeland City Commissioners meeting on July 7th at 9am. League owner and Florida Marine Raiders Head Coach Michael Mink will receive the proclamation on behalf of the entire team and organization.
Lakeland Center Executive Director Mike LaPan, offered his congratulations for the team with this statement. “We are proud to be a part of the team’s history and accomplishments. Winning the X-Bowl and bringing the national title to Lakeland solidifies Coach Mink and his player’s dedication to the community. We look forward to another great season.” The Florida Marine Raiders are currently working on the 2015 season activities.
The XLeague Indoor Football Group was formed under the lead of Mike Mink to better serve indoor football athletes and fans. The league kicked off their inaugural season with teams from Missouri, Alabama and Georgia. The X-Bowl title is the highest league honor and the Florida Marine Raiders is the first team to earn the national honor. For more XLeague information visit www.xleaguefootball.com<http://www.xleaguefootball.com>
The Lakeland Center is conveniently located minutes between Orlando and Tampa in Lakeland, Florida off I-4 on Lime Street; The Lakeland Center is a short drive from anywhere in Central Florida. Regular box office hours are Monday-Friday 9:30am-5:30pm. For ticket information, call the Box Office at (863) 834-8111 or visit our website at www.thelakelandcenter.com<http://www.thelakelandcenter.com>. Tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day, seven days a week through www.thelakelandcenter.com<http://www.thelakelandcenter.com> or by calling 888-397-0100.
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