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SOUTH FLORIDA SUPER BOWL BID COMMITTEE TO ATTEND SUPER BOWL 50 IN SAN FRANCISCO

MIAMI, FL – January 29, 2016 – The South Florida Super Bowl Bid Committee will travel to San Francisco on February 3rd to attend Super Bowl 50. During the visit, the Committee will be meeting with NFL organizers to attend their final production meetings as well as visiting a number of NFL sponsored events, hotels and venues to better understand the league’s requirements and how to apply those to South Florida. As the Super Bowl continues to grow, so do the requirements for the host city.
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Sun Life Stadium To Enhance Fan Experience And Energy Efficiency With Eaton’s Advanced Ephesus LED Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami and the Orange Bowl, plans to implement an advanced light-emitting diode (LED) system designed to enhance the viewing experiences for stadium spectators and television audiences, while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent. The new Ephesus Lighting LED system will be implemented for the beginning of the 2016 NFL football season. The new LED system, with its instant-on capability, eliminates the warm-up period associated with more traditional bulb-based lighting such as metal halide products.
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6th Annual Dan Marino Walkabout Autism & Expo

MIAMI, FLORIDA – On Saturday, January 23 from 8 a.m. until noon, the South Florida autism community will join Dan Marino and the Marino Family at Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins for the 6th Annual Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism & Expo, brought to you by Walgreens, presented by Badia Spices. Last year, this marquee event gathered over 20,000 supporters who participated to help raised autism acceptance and much-needed funds in support of local programs for children and young adults living with autism.
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Dolphins Cancer Challenge Finish Line Celebration with Grammy-Award Winners Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge

Miami – Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) today announced that Grammy-Award winners Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge will headline the DCC VI Finish Line Celebration on February 20, 2016 at Sun Life Stadium. The concert will be a celebration of DCC participants’ hard work and fundraising efforts for cancer research. The concert is one of the new elements of the recently announced changes to the DCC – providing multiple opportunities for participation, and keeping the focus on fighting cancer.   “I’m thrilled to support the Miami Dolphins’ effort to fight cancer by performing at DCC VI in February,” Melissa Etheridge said.
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Miami Dolphins Announce Changes To Dolphins Cycling Challenge

Miami – Miami Dolphins President & CEO Tom Garfinkel today announced that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge has changed its name to the Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC). The updated name reflects the goals and additional events created to fight cancer, starting with two Fall Family Fests in November and culminating with DCC VI, a tri-county bike ride and run/walk event, scheduled for February 20, 2016. One hundred percent of the funds raised by participants go to fighting the disease. In the first five years of the DCC, $11.55 million has been donated to critical cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
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Miami Dolphins to Sell Limited Amount of Stadium Seats, All Proceeds to Benefit Miami Dolphins Foundation

Miami, FL – After numerous inquiries on social media and phone calls, the Miami Dolphins today announced that a limited number of assembled seats and seatbacks will be made available to Season Ticket Members and the general public starting Wednesday, July 8. The seats were disassembled and removed during Sun Life Stadium construction. The seats were rear-mounted, so keeping them intact required reassembly using special mounts to allow for the ability to sit in them. All proceeds from the sales of assembled seats and seatbacks will benefit the Miami Dolphins Foundation, which supports programs throughout South Florida in education, health and volunteerism.
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Committee Excited To Be Under Consideration For Future Super Bowls

When Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross decided to finance a $400 million renovation of Sun Life Stadium, he did it in part to try to bring the Super Bowl back to South Florida. The first step toward that goal coming to fruition happened this week at the owners meetings in San Francisco when Miami was selected as one of four finalist cities for the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls. “It wasn’t a total surprise, but you always get a lot of gratification when an owner like Steve Ross writes the check, makes your stadium better and allows you to compete with all the new stadiums coming online,” said Rodney Barreto, Chairman of the South Florida Super Bowl Committee.
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