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The Masters Division of the Cape Cod Senior Softball League is now playing on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 am at Kelley #1 in Dennis. All are welcome to join in whether new, rehab, returning or former players.
Many thanks to George Albert for organizing Saturday Softball.
It's not too late to get involved! Contact George to sign up. May 2nd will be the final week.
Contact George at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The CCSSL 75's travel team sponsored by Back Office Associates competed in Lakeland, Florida in the 2015 Tournament of Champions Tournament on the 6th. Despite a string of health issues and injuries, the team captured 3rd place. The roster consists of: Chris Sweeney, Jack Ferrie, Jim Parmelee, Vince VanNorman, Joe Graziosi, Jack Deschamps, Mike Sullivan, Bob Blakeslee, Hank Baldasarri, Tony Bonina, Tom Daronco, Jim VanBaalen, Nate Koppel and Stu Winston. Bernie Powers is the manager. All teams in this tournament won qualifying tournaments sometime during 2014 to be eligible. Jim Parmelee was selected to be the team's representative in the All-Star game to be held on the evening of the 5th. One player per team was allowed.
We hope to see all of you again in the early spring if not before.
Many thing have been happening since we last met at the Annual meeting. There are some new faces on the Board and some new assignments. Much of these will be available for review on-line shortly. The advanced registration has helped us in more ways than one; we ran a deficit last season primarily due to the re-outfitting of all teams and the purchase of pitching screens. So, having some money come in as advanced registrations allowed us to keep current with expenses. As of this writing we are very close to having enough players to field 6 teams per division for next season and tryouts haven’t happened yet. There are still many former players who have not registered for next season and I encourage you to at least send in a registration form so we can count you back in. Registrations forms are available on-line or by mail by contacting any Board member or the Commissioner.
Because of the changes learned from past experiences committees are currently working on rules regarding balls, bats, screens and base runners. We are devising a plan for uniform replacement to be spread over a period of time so as not to impact the budget all at once. We are developing updated policies for Travel Teams to keep our name known in national tournaments. We are working on ways to improve the approach to make-ups and have a less crowded seasonal schedule.
All of these items and more will require help. I was disappointed by the number of volunteers at last year’s Classic Tournament. This is the single biggest money making event we operate. The success of last year’s tournament has led to early inquiries from teams who have not participated in the past but who are now interested. This will mean even more help will be needed in the future. This is a plea to all of you to volunteer to help next season. Please volunteer to manage, work on a committee or offer your services to the league to fulfill a need it might have. Our league depends solely on volunteers to be successful and it shouldn’t just be the same players who have done it in the past doing it again. We need you to step up and help early and often. Lots of jobs require only a few minutes of phone calling or e-mailing but will go a long way to lifting the entire structure of the league. If every player volunteered to serve on one committee and for one day or even a ½ day during the Classic we’d never have to ask again.
If you are willing to do your part please contact me, in person, by e-mail, by phone call or by letter or any other member of the Board of Directors and offer your services. All contact information can be found on our web site under “League Information” “Board of Directors” and thank you.
Charles A. Salerno
Back Office Associates 70+ senior softball team recently competed in the SSUSA Winter National Championship in Ft. Myers, Florida.
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CCSSL SEEKS VOLUNTEER SCOREKEEPERS
"Thanks to his Big Brother, my son has a man in his life he can count on," says the mother of a Little Brother, who enrolled her son with Big Brothers Big Sisters so he would have a male role model in his life. "He talks about school and life in a way I never imagined possible. Without his Big, I don't know where my son would be."
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands is actively looking for caring adult volunteers and accepting applications for local children ages 7 to 12. Please call 508-771-5150, visit www.bbbscci.org, or stop in at our office at 1934 Falmouth Road in Centerville to learn more.
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