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Swimmers raise money for Moffitt in Clearwater

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Group shot from Swim Across America - Tampa Bay Group shot from Swim Across America - Tampa Bay
TeamCat: (L-R) Brandon Wittman, daughter Alex; Dana Noeske, daughter Emily, with family friend Michelle Turek. Swimming for neighbor diagnosed with brain cancer. TeamCat: (L-R) Brandon Wittman, daughter Alex; Dana Noeske, daughter Emily, with family friend Michelle Turek. Swimming for neighbor diagnosed with brain cancer.
TbayTeam: Team TBay (Tampa Bay Aquatics) More than 140 swimmers; swimming in honor of more than 40 friends and loved ones impacted by cancer. TbayTeam: Team TBay (Tampa Bay Aquatics) More than 140 swimmers; swimming in honor of more than 40 friends and loved ones impacted by cancer.
MayorCretekos: City of Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos and Honorary Chair and Three-time Olympic Champion Brooke Bennett. The Mayor proclaimed May 18th as "Swim Across America Day" MayorCretekos: City of Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos and Honorary Chair and Three-time Olympic Champion Brooke Bennett. The Mayor proclaimed May 18th as "Swim Across America Day"
Dr. Reed, Dr. Pilon-Thomas and Dr. Sarnaik of Moffitt Cancer Center receive a check for $150,000 from Rob Shapiro and Jim Sirignano with Swim Across America - Tampa Bay. Dr. Reed, Dr. Pilon-Thomas and Dr. Sarnaik of Moffitt Cancer Center receive a check for $150,000 from Rob Shapiro and Jim Sirignano with Swim Across America - Tampa Bay.

Approximately 250 swimmers took to the water at Pier 60 Saturday in Clearwater Beach, in an effort to raise money for Moffitt Cancer Center

Swimmers came from all over Tampa Bay, with some as young as 8.  Swimming a 1/2 mile, 1 mile or a 2.4 mile distance - they raised $150,000.

This was the 2nd Annual Swim Across America - Tampa Bay. To find out more about Swim Across America, visit SwimAcrossAmerica.org/TampaBay

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