A capacity crowd attended the Boys & Girls Club of Milford, Connecticut, first annual Dodgeball Tournament and saw CDW-‘Merica take home the championship belt. The double elimination tournament took place March 1 at the Boys & Girls Club Clubhouse at 14 Benham Ave in Milford, CT.
“The Boys & Girls Club members and board are ecstatic at the support shown at the First Annual Dodgeball Tournamentsaid Paula Smith, Boys & Girls Club Dodgeball Event Chairman. “The event received such a positive response, planningfor the 2014 event has already begun. Thanks again to the community for their ongoing support.”
Participating teams included: BGCM Staff, Capyberas from ShopRite, CDW-‘Merica, CDW SoulPatch, CT Roller Girls OEMAlphas, CT Roller Girls OEM Omegas, Devon Rotary, Dirty Dodgers, Dodgefathers, Free Ballers, Green Domination – TDBank, Laticrete of Bethany, Milford Bank Money Ballers, Milford Kiwanis, Milford Republicans, Milford Rotary, O.B.Y.F., Orange Crush (Colonial Properties, Orange), Stratford Rotary, Team by Jennifer, Tri-City Team, West Haven RotaryRockRats, Whole Foods of Milford, and the Wildemere Beach Balls.
“The Club members were very excited to host participants and sponsors this past Friday,” noted Megan Altomare,Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Milford. “The event was a great experience for the Club, the members, staff and board. Everyone enjoyed themselves and had a good time reliving their childhood for a good cause. We can’t waitfor next year’s tournament and to raise even more awareness and funding for our program. Thank you to all of our sponsors, especially Milford Bank for their continued support, and congratulations to team CDW-‘Merica and all of the tournament participants.”
The Boys & Girls Club Inaugural Dodgeball Tournament was proudly sponsored by: Elite Dodger Sponsor: The MilfordBank; Court Sponsor: Kiwanis Club of Milford; Extreme Dodger Sponsor: Devon Rotary; Daring Dodger Sponsors:Subway, Uno's, OEM Sources, Crush, Modell's; Website Sponsor: Apex.
Information for the 2014 event will be announced soon. For information, visit www.milforddodgeball.com.
The Boys & Girls Club currently runs a variety of programs integral to the growth and development of Milford’s youth,most notably: Money Matters, Torch Club, Healthy Eating, and Image Makers Photography.
Future plans include implementing a program specifically dedicated to the teens, as well as a summer program for youth ages 6-16.