Harlem Ambassadors vs. Hillsborough HOPE


Pepin Distributing Company was proud to be a Sponsor for the Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Game on February 20th, 2012.

Hillsborough Hope partnered with the Harlem Ambassadors and showcased a team of outstanding local talent to perform/play against them. Funds raised from this event support our ongoing strategies in the community that help improve the quality of life for Hillsborough County youth and families and help our communities stay safe.

Harlem Ambassadors vs. Hillsborough Hope Team Picture 

Thumbs Up to our team of outstanding Hometown Heros – Hillsborough HOPE – for your participation and support during our Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Game held at Blake High School on February 20th.



The Team:

Chief Jane Castor, Tampa Police Department
Chief Kenneth Albano, Temple Terrace Police Department
Col. Jim Previtera, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Sgt. Christie Poore, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Dr. Monde Qhobosheane
Dr. Richard McDonough, FMC Foundation of Caring
Abel Robinson, FMC Foundation of Caring
Chad White, FMC Foundation of Caring
Martin Hernandez, Attorney
Thomas Hernandez, Attorney
Richie West
Yung Dred
Leslie Wheeler, Nelson Elementary Jason Silbert, Brant Elementary
Cedric Washington, Memorial Middle Aesha Bailey, Memorial Middle
Christopher Morton, Adams Middle Eric Holkamp, Potter Elementary
Lanita Lucas, Farnell Middle Brianne Dusnik, MOSI Partnership
Steffani Smith, Armwood High Carlos Dixon, Jennings Middle
Ebony Robinson, Lennard High Stanley Conley, East Bay High
Carles JR Allen, Steinbrenner High

National Anthem performed by 9 year ole Milly Shapiro

Special Half-Time Performance by the Rockabilly Chicks, Abigail Shapiro (11 years old), Milly Shapiro (9 years old), Kyra Foley (11 years old), Paige Foley (8 years old), and Keeley Pendergrass (9 years old). They all reside in Tampa, Florida: Abigail and Milly attend the Community Montessori School (5th and 4th grade); Kyra and Paige attend Safety Harbor Montessori Academy (5th and 3rd grade); and Keeley is in the 3rd grade at Roosevelt Elementary School. Music and dance have been their passion from a very young age. All five girls are currently in Entertainment Revue, a local performance group that sings and dances in and around the Tampa Bay area.(right)