Welcomes Cox Communications as the Official Cable Provider for
the 2004 Ocala Winter Circuit
NY (January 21, 2004)Horse Shows In The Sun (HITS) is pleased
to welcome Cox Communications (Cox) to its stable of sponsors for
the 2004 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit. Cox is the fourth largest cable
television provider in the nation and serves more than 96,000 customers
in the Ocala and Gainesville communities. The company employs over
200 individuals in the two communities, delivering a significant
impact to the local economy.
are proud to name Cox Communications as the Official Cable Provider
for the Ocala Winter Circuit, as well as the presenting sponsor
of Kids Day on Sunday, February 29," said Tom Struzzieri, President
and Owner of HITS. Cox is a leader in their field and a strong supporter
of the North Central Florida community. We could not have found
a more suitable sponsor for our annual Kids Day. With Cox Communication's
support, Kids Day will no doubt prove to be the highlight of the
extra activities provided for our spectator audience.
has received many awards of distinction over the years for their
involvement in the North Central Florida community. Every year Cox
is proud to award a scholarship to a graduating senior in Marion
County. The scholarships help the students fund expenses they encounter
as they begin their post secondary education. To be eligible for
the scholarship, the students must have an excellent scholastic
record, a demonstrated need for the assistance and be entering a
telecommunications curriculum. All graduating seniors who meet the
criteria are invited to apply.
Communications is a founding member of Cable in the Classroom, a
complimentary cable service to all public schools in the Cox service
area. Dozens of cable programs provide educational content, which
supports various K-12 curriculums. Additionally, Cox provides high
speed Internet service to the Boys and Girls Club of Alachua and
Marion Counties. The Boys and Girls Clubs have become access points
for community computer training used by children and adults.
is involved with many other aspects of the Ocala Community including
the Ocala Christmas Parade, Festival of Trees, United Way of Marion
County, Take Stock in Children, Leadership Ocala/Marion Youth, and
the Ocala Chamber Annual Dinner and Meeting of Membership.
more information on Cox Communications, please visit www.cox.com/gainesvilleocala
or call 1-888-COX-WOW E! (1-888-269-9693).
is the largest producer of hunter/jumper horse shows in the U.S.,
operating five show grounds nationwidethe Ocala Winter Circuit in
Florida; Indio Desert Circuit in California; Arizona Winter Circuit
in Tucson; HITS Culpeper in Virginia; and the newest addition, HITS
On The Hudson, which will premiere in May of this year. In the fall,
HITS will present the second annual Marshall & Sterling League
National Indoor Finals to be held at Worcester's Centrum Centre,
Worcester, Massachusetts. For further information, please visit