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         On Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 the 89 members of the Spirit
       of Jupiter High School Marching Band were crowned
       State Champions in Class 3A at the Florida Marching
       Band Championships (FMBC) at the Ocala World                       Tampa General Hospital
       Equestrian Center.
         Having worked since summer on its show called “Step
       by Step,” the Spirit of Jupiter High School Marching         Launches Historic Expansion
       Band, directed by Ryan Ross had dealt with uncertainty
       brought on by lingering pandemic restrictions. But
       the band persevered through multiple tense rounds of        With $550 Million Investment
       competition to rise to the top.
         Eighteen bands from throughout the state of Florida
       competed in Class 3A in the FMBC preliminary       As one of the nation’s best
       competition. The Spirit of Jupiter won Outstanding Music,   hospitals and one of Florida’s
       Outstanding Auxiliary and Outstanding General Effect   leading academic medical centers,
       Awards. Drum Major Zoie Kline was also awarded the   Tampa General Hospital’s (TGH)
       John C. Kersten Memorial Scholarship.            launch of its largest master
         In the finals, the Spirit of Jupiter won first place with   facility plan ever will deliver
       a total score of 90.5, the highest score in the history of   the innovations, expansions and
       the Spirit of Jupiter Marching Band.             upgrades needed to continue
                                                        providing world-class care to
                                                        Florida’s growing community.
                                                          “Our vision at Tampa General
                                                        is to become the safest and most
                                                        innovative  academic health
                                                        system in America,” said John
                                                        Couris, president and CEO of
                                                        Tampa General Hospital. “It is
                                                        critical that we continue to bring
                                                        the most advanced technology
                                                        and cutting-edge  care  to  our
                                                        patients in Florida and beyond. This is an investment in     The plan launched in June with the opening of Tampa
                                                        our patients, in our academic health system and in our   General’s new intensive care unit, a $17.5 million project
                                                        community.”                                        that includes 34 state-of-the-art intensive care unit (ICU)
                                                          Tampa General will expand its 25-acre campus’    rooms and approximately 27,500 square feet of space. All
                                                        footprint  and  vertical  profile  between  now  and  2026,   rooms are equipped to become negative air pressure rooms
                                                        bringing improvements and new structures that enhance   to care for infectious diseases patients.
                                                        patient care and increase operational efficiencies,     These rooms allow caregivers to:
                                                        including:                                           • Serve up information needed to enhance patient care
                                                          • New ICU                                          • Provide virtual care where patients can connect with
                                                          • Bayshore Pavilion vertical expansion           their families, loved ones and physicians
                                                          • Regional Burn Center renovation and expansion     • Automate  code  blue  identification  and  support
                                                          • Renovation of main operating room suite        emergency events
                                                          • Creation of free-standing emergency department      “The opening of this ICU is a major milestone in
                                                          • TGH Cancer Institute at Brandon Healthplex     Tampa General’s history as the first step of the master
                                                          • Purchase of Hillsborough Community College Davis   facility plan,” said Phillip S. Dingle, chairman of the TGH
                                                        Islands building                                   board of directors. “This master facility plan is designed
                                                          • Central energy plant expansion                 to benefit our team members, physicians, patients and our
                                                          • Off-site sterile processing facility           entire community. It is our duty to make sure that we can
                                                          • Updated lobby in main campus                   continue to live our shared purpose – to care for everyone,
                                                          “This  $550  million  capital  commitment  allows  us   every day.”
                                                        to invest in innovation and supports the creation of     To learn more, visit
                                                        tomorrow’s TGH. We are truly building into the future,”
                                                        said Kelly Cullen, executive vice president and chief
                                                        operating officer of Tampa General.

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