On Sunday, October 12, a co-ed softball tournament  will be hosted by Middletown-based Kyle’s Krowd, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to raise awareness and funds for those individuals and their families afflicted with Cerebral Palsy, The organization was named after Middletown resident Kyle James Smith, a 14 year old boy who was born with severe cerebral palsy.

The games will be played beginning at 9 am, at various fields around Middletown Township. There are a few spots available for teams who wish to participate.  A portion of the proceeds of the funds raised from the tournament will go to further research to discover new treatments for those afflicted with cerebral palsy.

Deadline to enter the tournament is September 8, 2014. Entry fee for each team is $350. A barbecue for all team members as well as guests who don’t play in the tournament will start at noon at the Elks Lodge 2179 in the Belford section of Middletown. Non-player guest tickets for the barbecue will be $20 each, and there’s a rain date of Sunday, October 19. For more details about the event, please contact Jim Smith at (732)708-1661.