Congratulations to former Congressman Mike Bilirakis and former Florida Education Commissioner and University of South Florida president Betty Castor as recipients of the second annual Tiger Bay Club of Tampa Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Every year the Tampa Tiger Bay club honors one Democrat and one Republican. This year’s Tampa Tiger Bay Club lifetime achievement ceremony took place on Monday, February 12th at the historic Italian Club in Ybor City. Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congresswoman Kathy Castor presented their parents with their honorable awards.

John Wilson, former WTVT-Ch. 13 news anchor served as Master of Ceremonies and "Lionel", the keynote speaker, closed the ceremony, reminiscing about Tampa.

If you missed the event, TBAE Network will be rebroadcasting the event on Saturday, February 17th at 2:30 PM and Sunday, February 18th at 10:30 PM.

Available on Spectrum 635 and Frontier FiOS 32.