Feb 5, 2015

SMG\Pensacola Bay Center Hosts 3rd Annual City of Champions

(Pensacola, Fla.) February 5, 2015—SMG/Pensacola Bay Center is a proud first time host for the third annual City of Champions in Pensacola, Florida, sponsored by Levin Papantonia Law Firm and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. This sold out event will be honoring 23 professional major league baseball athletes from Pensacola and the surrounding areas. 

“We are very excited to be holding this event at the Pensacola Bay Center”, says Shirley Cronley, president of the board for the Pensacola Sports Museum. “The response from the community was so overwhelming in the past, we needed a venue with more versatility. Being able to recognize all the athletes was very important and the Pensacola Bay Center is the perfect venue for this. With the celebration of their 30th anniversary, there is not a better place to gather everyone for a night that’s sure to be a grand slam!”

The City of Champions is a nonprofit organization, and tonight’s proceeds will benefit the Pensacola Sports Museum.  SMG General Manager Cyndee Pennington stated, “Community involvement is a huge initiative within SMG and we enjoy every opportunity we can to get involved. Tonight is a very special occasion and we look forward to showcasing the arena in a whole new light. “

Over 600 guests will be wined and dined by SMG in-house catering company, SAVOR…Pensacola. SMG is also sponsoring the VIP cocktail reception.