Tamarac, Fla. (February 15, 2022) – City of Tamarac Vice Mayor, Mike Gelin, is recognized as one of the Florida Panthers’ '28 Days of Black Excellence' honorees. Throughout the 28 days of February, the Panthers are spotlighting business professionals and community leaders making an impactful difference in the South Florida community. Gelin and his wife, Shaheewa Jarrett were honored on Feb. 14.
Gelin is recognized for his achievements as a South Florida business owner and Tamarac City Commission member where he advocates for the needs of Tamarac’s residents. His wife, Shaheewa, is also recognized for her contributions as an attorney and participation in many community organizations and local nonprofits serving Broward County.
The Panthers will celebrate all 28 honorees during the team’s Black History Night, Feb. 24th, at FLA Live Arena.
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ABOUT THE CITY OF TAMARAC
Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to nearly 72,000 residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org.