Brooks Charities to benefit from Crist Inauguration

Crist Announces Release of 2007 Florida Inaugural Website

TALLAHASSEE–Governor-Elect Charlie Crist and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Jeff Kottkamp today announced the release of the 2007 Florida Inaugural Website. The web address for the site is The site contains a detailed schedule of events as well as hotel and ticket information for Inaugural Festivities.

The 2007 Florida Inaugural Team has planned an extensive statewide festival entitled “Celebrating the People of Florida.” The schedule includes events around the state and tickets can be obtained online.

All proceeds from funds raised by the Inaugural Committee, after costs are covered, will be distributed to the Derrick Brooks Charities, the Jessica Marie Lunsford Foundation and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

The schedule of 2007 Florida Inaugural Events is as follows:


Inaugural Breakfast

8:30 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.

Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables

Free Ticketed Event – 2 per person

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Inaugural “Kick-Off” Bar-be-que

1:00 P.M. until 2:30 P.M.

Legends Field, Tampa

Free Event – No Tickets Required

Tuesday January 2, 2006

The 2007 Florida Inaugural Prayer Breakfast
7:30 A.M. until 9:00 A.M

Florida A&M University
Gaither Gymnasium, Tallahassee, Florida
Free Ticketed Event – 2 per person

The Official Swearing in Ceremony
10:30 A.M.

The Old Capitol
East Portico, Tallahassee, Florida
Free Ticketed Event – 2 per person

The 2007 Florida Inaugural Parade
1:30 P.M.

Tallahassee, Florida

Free Event – No Tickets Required

The Governor’s Mansion “The People’s House” Tour and Street Festival
The Governor’s Mansion
700 North Adams Street, Tallahassee, Florida
2:30 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.

Free Event – No Tickets Required

The 2007 Florida Ball & Concert
The Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center
505 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, Florida
7:00 P.M. until 11:00 P.M.

Ticketed Event – $100 per person, limit 2