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National youth program to tee off in W.P.


Along with its’ local sponsors, Hibby’s Sports Grille, Community First Bank,

and ScreenShots, the North Terra Golf Foundation, in conjunction with the Boys and

Girls Club, is pleased to announce the launch of the First Tee program for the

community of West Plains.

The First Tee is an international youth development program that teaches kids

not only the fundamentals of golf but more importantly teaches 9 Core Values such as

respect, courtesy, honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, judgment, confidence,

responsibility, and perseverance. These Core Values are part of every session during

the 9 week program.

The 9 week session will begin on Tuesday, June 8 th for the youth of the Boys and

Girls Club and Thursday June 10 th for the youth of the community. There will be two (2)

sessions each day beginning at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until noon. The schedule will be as


Tuesday (Boys and Girls Club) Thursday (General Community)

9:00 – 10:15 (3 rd and 4 th grade) 9:00 – 10:15 (3 rd and 4 th grade)

10:30 – 11:45 (5 th – 8 th grade) 10:30 – 11:45 (5 th -8 th grade)

Each session will be limited to 15 kids and will last approximately 1 hour and 15

minutes. There is no cost to participants and no special clothing is required and all

necessary equipment will be furnished. All sessions will occur at the North Terra Golf

Course at the times listed. More information about the First Tee program may be found

at Firsttee.org.

Deadline for signing up for the community is May 14 th and can be done by calling

Roger Cyr at 419-545-1528. Any other business interested in becoming a sponsor of the

First Tee may also call Roger at the same number.


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