From the City of Apopka
Apopka police officers and firefighters will participate in a baseball game on Saturday, May 27th as part of the Bambino Buddy Ball League to help children with special needs to compete in fun and active sports.
The game will include young people from the Apopka area including honorary Apopka firefighter Jacob Gadberry.
The Buddy Ball league is designed so that everyone has the opportunity to have fun and participate in American’s favorite pastime. The Central Florida Bambino Buddy Ball Division allows the athletes with special needs to develop confidence and positive self-esteem. It allows them to be part of organized sports, assists with physical fitness, teaches social skills and provides an outlet to meet new friends.
The May 27th game will be played at BrightHouse Sports Network Buddy Ball Stadium at Eastmonte Park in Altamonte Springs.