Tim Tebow Gets ‘Key To The City’

July 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Approximately 1,500 fans packed the parking lot of Big Apple Pizza in Fort Pierce Saturday to watch Tim Tebow get a 'Key To The City' from Bob Benton the city's Mayor.
“I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to watch him play in almost every one of his games as a quarterback for the Gators,” said Benton, whose son graduated from Florida in May.
“... To watch him as a team leader and a devout Christian with morals, he is the ultimate role model for young athletes. I’m honored to have the chance to meet him and would like to give him the key to the city for all he’s done for Florida.”
20 people paid $1,000 to meet Tebow in a private reception at the Kight Building on the Indian River State College campus.
The Heisman Trophy winner, Tebow, and Van Duzer headed across the street to the Big Apple Pizza for a free-to-the-public speech after the reception.
Several hundred devoted fans paid $75 for a picture with Tebow, and $160 f...

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