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OTOW Happenings 2-10-12

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New Dawn singers to appear

By Eloise Hollyfield
ejh2025@gmail.com

Entertainment, travel opportunities, and baseball are the focus of this week’s OTOW Happenings.

The Entertainment Group
Another sold out Entertainment Group show is in the making when the New Dawn Singers make their third appearance on the OTOW stage on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. The reserved section was sold out the first three days of ticket selling.
Ticket price for the general section is $8 and will be on sale Feb 13, 15 and 17. Mark your calendar. You do not want to miss the New Dawn Singers as they present their Branson-type show.

Travel Toppers
Some seats are still available for the Strawberry Festival at Plant City on Monday, March 5. This popular festival includes exhibits, free entertainment and delicious strawberries. Call Mary Lee Coleman at 352-237-9124 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to reserve your seat. The trip includes coach, entrance fee, and driver tip. You must purchase your own food.
Enjoy a delicious buffet and watch the horses run at Tampa Downs on Saturday, April 7. This trip includes coach, meal, and tips for meal and driver. Good luck on your wagers! Reservations began on Monday. Call Pat Hood at 352-237-8533 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fun Time Travelers
Fun Time Travelers has some interesting upcoming trips you won’t want to miss! These include the following:
April 16 to 27: This is an 11-day trip on the Holland American Maasdam which will go to six ports, spending all day on the Southern Caribbean. In each port, bus, taxes, and port charges are included, plus a cocktail party and ship board credit.
May 1 to 4: Sarasota, Florida is the destination for this three-night journey on the beach at a wonderful resort. Included in this trip is a visit to Ringling Museum, Shelby Gardens, and St. Armand’s Circle for shopping and lunch, two dinners, and three breakfasts. Included is entrance to both attractions and the bus. There will be time to lounge on the beach and to shop. Call Marlene Kaiser for information and reservations at 352-369-3341 or 352-843-4133.

OTOW Softball
It looks like it might be a battle between Great Clips and the Dr. Dunn team, as misfortune has struck the remaining teams. Injuries have hampered Cebert Wealth and Wide Way, while the younger Tee Pee Tire team has lost their long ball hitter for a couple of more weeks. The only other team that seems to have a chance of gaining ground is Florida Eye, but although they have a good team, they have been inconsistent with their hitting. There still are quite a number of games to go as we play into the beginning of May, so anything can happen! The injured players are starting to recuperate and should be coming back soon with the hope that it will start turning around some teams. There still is the flair of awesomeness among the players, as you see them running after fly balls and making shoe string catches and cutting down players at the plate. It’s a great game and enjoyable to watch.
Standings
Great Clips-Angelo       18-7
Dr. Dunn-Mary               16-9
Florida Eye-Roger      14-11
Tee Pee Tire-Ken        10-15
Cebert Wealth-Bill        9-16
Wiseway-Jimmy             7-18