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Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
1ST ANNUAL SWINGIN' THE NEW YEAR
at the St. Petersburg Coliseum

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Swingin' the New Year, here's an album of photos, many never before released, from the first-ever Swingin' the New Year celebration, held 12/31/2008 at the spectacular St Petersburg Coliseum.  This first event featured a midnight balloon drop, a vintage fashion contest, music by Tampa Bay's swing DJs, and a special guest appearance by granddaughter of baseball legend, Babe Ruth!  Over 1,000 people joined this grand inaugural celebration.  Photo booth photos by Dave Jervey.  Some photos by Jason Podolak (as watermarked).  Remaining photos taken by Swingin' the New Year staff and volunteers including Dave Jervey, Jim Webb, and Sam.


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