The YMCA of Central Florida Gladiators 14-under water polo team from the YMCA Aquatic Center celebrates the start of the season.
Tennis players Hannah Rosenfield (left) and Julie Bonnewitz win the 14-under doubles division at The Ledger Super Series 2011 Championships.
Women Playing for T.I.M.E. is sponsoring the Pop Warner Youth Bowl on Oct. 29 at the Florida Citrus Bowl, located at 1610 W. Church St. in Orlando. Pop Warner football players and cheerleaders will participate in the all-day event, with proceeds benefiting M. D. Anderson Cancer Center — Orlando. Spectator tickets are $4 each, and sponsorships are available.
For more information, call 407-382-3525 or email
Lil Sluggers, a curriculum-based child development program that introduces the game of baseball to children ages 2 through 5, is holding a free demonstration day Oct. 22 at the Orlando All-Star Cheerleading Gym, located at 2220 Hempel Ave. in Gotha. Professionally trained instructors will use developmentally appropriate equipment and games to teach baseball in a fun and positive environment.
Lil Sluggers also offers leagues, camps, preschool enrichment and birthday parties.
For more information, call 407-680-9438 or visit www.lilsluggersorlando.com on the Web.
Kyle Tate of Winter Garden won the 2011 O’Brien Big Dawg Finals for male waterskiers age 35-older that was held in West Palm Beach. The international event is one of the most prestigious for the sport. Qualifiers were held in Europe and the U.S., and additional Southwest participants included Marco Bettosini of Winter Garden, Ben Favret of Gotha, Todd Ristorcelli of MetroWest, and Marc Shaw and Mike Dillinger of Southwest.
Tate graduated from the University of Central Florida and University of Arkansas School of Law, and is the founder of The Tate Firm, PLLC.
Select Southwest residents received an invitation in their mailboxes to experience the golfing and amenities at Bella Collina, located at 15920 Country Road 455 in Montverde. The invitation can be redeemed through Dec. 31, 2011 for a discounted rate on a round of golf — $40 per player Sunday through Thursday and $50 per player Friday and Saturday, which includes greens and cart fees.
Residents also are invited to dine in the clubhouse and take advantage of the spa amenities. Tee times and spa reservations are based on availability and should be made at least five days in advance.
For more information, call 407-469-4961 or visit www.bellacollina.com on the Web.
Celebration Golf Club will host a Veteran’s Day charity golf tournament Nov. 11, with proceeds benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. The event is sponsored by the Combined Federal Campaign, and participants include representatives from Central Florida federal governmental agencies.
Following the tournament, immigrants who have served in the U.S. armed forces will take the Oath of Allegiance and be sworn in as American citizens by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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