Entertainment

KEY NOTE SPEAKER — General Charles Holland (ret.)

General Charles Holland served as Commander, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. As Commander, he was responsible for all special operations forces of the Army, Marines, Navy and Air Force, both active duty and Reserve. General Holland entered the Air Force in 1968 after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has commanded a squadron, two Air Force wings, served as Deputy Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command, and was Commander of the Special Operations Command Pacific. Prior to his last assignment, General Holland commanded the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Fla., and was the Vice Commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. General Holland is a command pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours and more than 100 combat missions, including 79 in an AC-130 Gunship in Southeast Asia.


CIVILIAN MASTER OF CEREMONY — Ms. Jennifer Holloway

Jennifer Holloway has an extensive and diverse career in news broadcasting, voice overs, commercials, infomercials and modeling. Among her many accomplishments she also is very active with different charities in her community.

She graduated with a degree in Journalism from Kennesaw State University in Atlanta. She also started her broadcast career in Atlanta at WTLK TV-14 as host of the city’s only week night, live, entertainment program. After Atlanta, Jenn worked at KPRC Channel 2 in Houston, TX for a couple of years…..then on to Tampa Bay. Jenn worked at the morning news anchor for Bay News 9 for over seven years. Recently Jen joined Great 38 as TV producer and host.

Jenn’s very own invention was featured on Everyday Edisons in July 2007! Everyday Edisons documents seven inventors selected from thousands as their inventions are taken from a sketch on a napkin to store shelves.

Jenn is an active volunteer and fund-raiser for The PACE Center for Girls, All Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Home, Easter Seals of Tampa Bay, PARC, Gulf Coast Giving and Autism Speaks. Jenn also sits on the Board of Directors for St. Petersburg General Hospital, The Boys and Girls Club, Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County and The Big Brothers Big Sisters Marketing Committee.

AFTER PARTY ONE DJ — Mr. DJ PAPI from Wild Out Entertainment

DJ Papi is one of the most well-known and respected DJ’s in the Tampa Bay area. Hosting one of the most extensive and versatile music libraries a DJ could have, DJ Papi spins all genres including, Top 40, Hip-Hop, Dance/House/EDM, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reaggaeton, Reggae, Dancehall, Old School, Freestyle, Disco, and some Rock and even a little Country. DJ Papi will keep you dancing all night long!


FRANKLIN TERRACE AFTER PARTY — Brad Clark Band

Additional details coming soon!