Kicking the Humane way

A lot of sports are happening this
weekend and in midst of them is a kickball tournament.

Tomorrow marks the return of the Humane
Society’s kickball fundraiser.

Under the backing of Maples law firm
the competition is slated to feature 24 teams competing for glory in one day at
the Field of Dreams.

Last year’s tournament involved a
lot of stamina as teams played from roughly 11am until 5pm. A similar
time-frame is on the cards this time around.

For the record kickball is a hybrid
sport also known as soccer-baseball that features the same rules as baseball.
The biggest difference is kicking a rubber ball rather than hitting a baseball.

This year’s event follows the success
of last year’s kickball tournament which raised $12,000 for the Sunset Women’s
Football Club and the Humane Society, who were in need of roof repair to the
shelter.

As returning tournament organizer
Patrick Bourque states the goal is to raise even more money.

 “These kinds of events provide an opportunity
for community involvement and office team building, all while helping a worthy
cause,” Bourque said. 

“Having the 24 teams this year will
go a long way in achieving our goal of raising $15,000 for the Humane Society.”

There is ample corporate support
for tomorrow’s event with teams representing Cayman Free Press, The Doghouse,
Grant Thornton, Walkers, KPMG and many more.

The CFP team did well last year and
won a few games, nearly making the playoffs. The Doghouse Bulldogs are the
defending champion.

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