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Marrero Jewelers win Senior softball

Marrero's Jewelers defeated Allstate for the Osceola Senior Softball title last month.

Crown the jewelers: Marrero’s take Senior Softball

Marrero’s Jewelers won the best-of-3 championship over Allstate to win the 25th installment of the Osceola Senior Softball League last month. League players will play pickup games at Denn John Park through the fall until league play starts again this winter. For information go to www.55plussoftball.com or call 772-359-8415.   

KPD Howard & Baxter Scholarship Golf Tournament

The second installment of the Sgt. Sam Howard and Officer Matthew Baxter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held May 31 at Eagle Creek Golf Club. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $75 per person or $300 per foursome, and includes golf, a BBQ lunch, raffle prizes and a silent auction. Corporate drink station, hole and other sponsorships are also available. Last year the tournament was a huge success with many of the entry positions filling rather quickly. All skill levels are invited to participate. Proceeds from this event will be contributed to the Valencia College Foundation. For infomration contact Kissimmee Police Officer Mark Morris or any member of the Kissimmee Business Watch Community.

EK Kissimmee Cares Golf Tournament

The third annual Kissimmee Cares Golf Classic will be held May 8 at Falcon’s Fire Golf Club with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Early bird pricing is $125 per person or $460 for a foursome, includes golf and lunch and the proceeds benefit the Community Hope Center. For information or to register go to http://www.cvent.com/events/kissimmee-cares-golf-classic-2019/event-summary-714a7f472a5c4d6ba4b6a507eb1a2f9e.aspx.


    RNCFR tickets now on sale

    Tickets to the RAM National Circuit Finals (March 21-24) are availlable and range in price from $15 to $25 for adults depending on event and performance. Parking is $7. For more ticket information go to silverspursrodeo.com, RNCFR.com or Ticketmaster.com or call the box office at 321-697-3321.   

 Roger Jones Scholarship Fund

    The family of Roger Jones, the co-founder of the Great Florida Shootout and Kissimmee Klassic high school tournaments who passed away Sept. 6 after a bout with cancer, has started a scholarship fund in his honor. Applications are due March 30. Information on donating and applying for the scholarship can be found at www.rogerjones athleticscholarship.com.      

 St. Cloud LL Challenger buddies

    St. Cloud Little League Challenger Division is looking for buddies to help its athletes. The league plays Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. and needs volunteers to help its challenged athletes bat, run the bases and stay focused while in the field. The league has many new players this season and one of the main goals is to let the parents be able to sit back and watch their child. For questions about volunteering contact Christy Elliott at christy9980@gmail.com or 407-963-2417 or go to https://www.facebook.com/St.CloudChallenger. School service hours are available.

Kissimmee Family Golf Classic

    The first annual Kissimmee Family Golf Classic will be played June 20-23. The 54-hole, team scramble event is open to any combination of family members and will be a celebration of the bonds the game helps create. Cost of entry is $799 for a team of four. Tournament rounds will be played at the Nicklaus and Watson courses at Reunion Resort and Celebration Golf Club. More information about the Classic is available at www.kissimmeefamilygolfclassic.com.


    Osceola School District Legacy Program

    The School District of Osceola County has launched a Legacy Club to promote greater community engagement with schools.

    Individuals ages 60-64 will receive to $2 off admission to any district athletic, musical, arts, or theater performances.  Those over 65 will receive to free admission. To apply go online to osceolaschools.net/legacyclub.