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Lake County welcomes NCAA Division I softball

More than a dozen college softball teams from across the country began play that will span four weekends at multiple venues across Lake County, Fla. through the end of February.

Ewen Retires from Lee County Sports Development

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Gary Ewen, CSEE, with the Lee County Sports Development office retired at the end of September.

            Ewen was involved in the sports tourism movement since 1984 and a member of the first graduating class of the CSEE program.

            A past member of the NASC (Sports ETA) …

Amateur Boxing Returns to Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Amateur boxers from the Southeastern United States will return to the ring for the Sugar Bert Boxing National Qualifier World Boxing Council Green Belt Challenge tournament on Aug. 28-30. The event will be held at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center.

 The three-day tournament, sanctioned …

Doherty Named Interim Tourism Director

Sean Doherty

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Charlotte County Administrator Hector Flores named Sean Doherty as interim director of the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau.

            Doherty first worked as a sports marketing manager and the sales and sports marketing manager for the tourism bureau since 2005. He joined the …

AAU Junior Olympics Announces Florida’s Space Coast to Host 2020 Event

BREVARD, Fla.—Florida’s Space Coast will host the 2020 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games in late July and early August at Viera Regional Park. The announcement was made by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

            “There couldn’t be a better place to hold this event right now than at Florida’s Space …