Professional athletes aim for strikes at ‘Charity Bowling Tournament’


What’s happening: Charity Bowling Tournament

Mark your calendar: April 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: SpareZ, 5325 S. University Drive, Davie

The details: The third annual event will include an outstanding roster of former Major League Baseball players and other professional athletes, including NFL alumni. Some players include Luis Castillo, Jeff Conine, Alex Gonzalez, Charles Johnson, Mike Lowell, Carl Pavano, Edgar Renteria, Gary Sheffield, Tony Taylor, Sean Hill and James Pruitt.

Event leaders: The event committee is led by Cliff Floyd and Nancy Olson. Committee members include Mary Floyd, Peter Finley, Jeffrey Fountain, Craig Mish, Rob Socol and interns Candice Johnson and Jeremy Klawsky.

Sponsors: Miami Marlins, MarketAmerica/, Fox Sports Florida, Miami Dolphins, Roger Dean Stadium, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Team Ruggiero, Gold Coast Schools, Sporty Mommas, Stew’s Crew, NSU Athletics, Cardiovascular Specialists of South Florida, Lee’s Locksmith and Bicycle Shop, Tommy Bahama, Physician’s Institute of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Phanatics.

Paying it forward: This year’s event supports Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities, a MLB youth program offering children ages 13 -18, who live in disadvantaged areas, the opportunity to participate in organized baseball. A portion of the proceeds will continue to fund two Cliff Floyd Foundation scholarships for Nova Southeastern University Sport and Recreation Management students.

Tickets: Starting at $75


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