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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 …

Punta Gorda to Host First World Pickleball Championship

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – The first-ever World Pickleball Championship in the history of the sport will take place Dec. 27 – 30 at the brand new PicklePlex® of Punta Gorda on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College.