30th Anniversary Gala –Friday, May 13, 2016
May 11, 2016, Tampa – The Carrollwood Area Business Association (CABA) will award the honorary title of “Mayor of Carrollwood” to former Tampa Mayor, Dick Greco, during their 30th Anniversary Gala at the Carrollwood Country Club, 13903 Clubhouse Drive in Tampa at 6:30pm Friday, May 13, 2016.
In addition to a presentation by Mayor Greco, Ken Hagan, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will kick-off the program by presenting the CABA Board of Directors with a commendation for CABA’s work on behalf of the Carrollwood community and local businesses for thirty years. Al Ruechel, Bay News 9, will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening: 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
Along with elected officials such as Hillsborough County Property Appraiser, Robert Henriquez; Assistant State Attorney Mark Ober, and Hillsborough County Commissioner Jim Norman, the audience will include a number of VIP’s in addition to over 200 attendees: Tyrone Keys, former NFL player for the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Bucs, and the San Diego Chargers; Mason Dixon, Q105 Radio Morning Show, Disc Jockey; Parnell Dickinson, former NFL player, Tampa Bay Bucaneers; Kenny Van Baber, Golf Show Guys; and John Oliverio, Power-Pole inventor and owner.
Over 20 VIP’s who could not be in attendance will be featured in congratulatory “video shout outs” throughout the evening and include Florida Governor Rick Scott, Former Tampa Mayor Bob Martinez, Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee, and a very special acknowledgement by Ronald McDonald.
The Banner Sponsor of the event is ADT Security, and the Media Sponsor is Bright House Networks Business Solutions; the Bank of Tampa is the Gold Sponsor for CABA’s 30thAnniversary Gala.
CABA began 30 years ago as a small group of concerned business owners in Carrollwood, where North Dale Mabry Highway was being widened, and businesses were at risk of closure due to lack of ingress and egress caused from the construction. Today, over 500 business professionals are CABA members.
For more information about CABA, “The Best Business Address in Tampa Bay,” and the 30thAnniversary Gala, visit www.usecaba.com.