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Cricket in Florida

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 …CRICKET…..CRICKET….CRICKET 

CricketCPLlogo2016 For next CPLT20 matches in Florida: MOBILE PHONE:  See  www.cplt20.com  for how to download our app.  with full information. INFORMATION:      www.cplt20.com   Questions:     Phone James Wynne with CPL on his cell [876] 899-1951

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►   MIAMI  BRANCH  of South Florida  Cricket League  [305] 621-5800

►    South Florida Cricket Alliance [954] 805-2922   www.southfloridacricket.com

►  CRICKET MATCHES AROUND SOUTH FLORIDA from Palm Beach to Miami: Call organisers Vashi Kemlani [305] 338-7775 and Vinod Gulati [561] 445-4293.

THE CRICKET COUNCIL USA (CCUSA), a sports and entertainment management company based in Boca Raton, organises professional cricket matches, including MAQ20, in South Florida. They play primarily in Ft.Lauderdale at Florida‘s only Cricket Stadium in Central Broward Regional Park, LauderhillINFO for latest cricket event phone Jeff Miller [561] 361-1700

CRICKET PLAYERS WANTED    Brit Nick Phillips is the President of  the Space Coast Cricket Club in Titusville and plays in the Central Florida Cricket League.  He’s seeking English, Australian, New Zealand  , South African players to get involved in Florida cricket.  “We are fortunate to have contacts in England and around the world that allow us to host teams from New Zealand ,  the English Lord’s Taveners among many others, “ he told me. ”I know there are many Florida expats who would like to play again. We welcome anybody over 15 who loves cricket.”   Phone Nick for details [407] 709-3552.

► Got an email from Isaac Solson a Jewish man in Tampa, who played in London with the Israeli national team against a UK team and is Chairman of Cricket for Maccabiah USA.    He is not British and seeks specifically Jewish cricket players resident in Florida to play in Israel’s 2017 Maccabiah Games. For complete details contact him direct isolson592@gmail.com or call [813] 817-1595     [PK-Publisher]

►  SARASOTA CRICKET The Sarasota Cricket Club [mainly English players] has been established for years and is considered the leading English cricket team in Florida. Founded decades ago by cricket luminary Englishman Laurence Parry.  Reach him on [941] 232-9956  laurenceparry@verizon.net   Every November they hold a major 3 day cricket tournament with teams flying in from the UK and all parts of Florida to play, with various related social evening and daytime events over that same weekend.  See website for current details. They will know of other English cricket teams around Florida.  Email your query to sarasotacricket@gmail.com     WEBSITE:  www.sarasotacricket.org

►  IN JANUARY WEST FLORIDA CRICKET.  The annual cricket match between the Cape Coral Crusaders and the English Pub 

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in Naples will be held.  Meet at the pub. Every year it’s a lot of fun and hopefully this year will be no exception.  Salmon and cucumber sandwiches back at the pub. The Cape Coral Crusaders are a bunch of Brits and Anglophiles who hold an annual cricket match.  INFO and date of next match call Danny Jackson at  (239) 549-5900.

► ARE YOU A BRIT LIVING IN FLORIDA?  OR UK BRIT WITH PROPERTY THERE?  LOOKING FOR A JOB IN FLORIDA?  Sign up for our eBritnews email—invitations to local British events and info relevant to expats.  Send email to publisher@aol.com  On subject line put:  Receive Florida eBritnews. IMPORTANT:   Must include your Florida city + contact phone.   

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►►►   ARE YOU OVER 35?  DID YOU PAY INTO A UK COMPANY/PRIVATE PENSION?  
Do you know whether and how you can access your lump sum and bring it over to the USA?  

For a FREE review of your UK pension contact Mark Solomons in Florida with Florin Pensions
direct on  [561] 793-1311 email  msolomons@florinpensions.com  On Subject line put:  “To Mark Solomons—UK pension query”.    Include your name + city + phone + a sentence about the type of company/private pension you paid into.   NOTE: The UK’s decision to leave the EU has resulted in Gilt yields reaching all time historic lows,  pushing up the transfer values of UK defined benefit pensions schemes.  That means your unfrozen pension is worth MORE since July 2016.  Mark is a longtime member of the Florida Association of British Business. As FABB’s UK pensions expert he has unfrozen many pensions for USA expats over the years.

► TIP £$£$:      If you want to bring your money from the UK to Florida. Or vice versa.
Here’s the best way:   TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING OVER UK CURRENCY.  DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.

The pound is pitiful!  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings.  But Moneycorp’s rates are currently [2017] the best.  To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend the services of Moneycorp.  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save you the considerable exchange fees.  Moneycorp does that for you.   NOW is the most advantageous time for you to transfer any funds you have.  THE BEST WAY:  Moneycorp.   At lower rates than any bank.   Moneycorp is the only UK currency exchange company licensed to deal in 50 states.   Expat Brits here –including many personal Brit friends of mine–have used this currency service for years and report savings and satisfaction.   TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their USA HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin  
kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.  Moneycorp has a UK office too so Kelly may set up your account in the UK—whichever suits you.   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB]  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005.     [2017]