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Bobby Jones Golf Club seeks junior golfers

Bobby Jones Golf Club seeks junior golfers

Sarasota, Florida -- Junior golfers, ages 11 to 18, are encouraged to register for the 15th Annual Sarasota Junior City Championship to be held Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7 at Bobby Jones Golf Club. 

Registration is $50 and includes all golf as well as lunch and beverage each day.  Space is limited to the first 100 paid entries. 

The deadline for registration is Monday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. 

Click here to download a registration form.

2nd Annual Remember the Fallen 5K Memorial Run seeks runners

2nd Annual Remember the Fallen 5K Memorial Run seeks runners

North Port, Florida -- The North Port Fire Rescue Honor Guard, along with the City of North Port and Zoomers Running Club, will host the 2nd Annual Remember the Fallen 5K Memorial Run on Sept. 15.

This event is a way to honor those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 and to raise funds for the North Port Fire Rescue Honor Guard and the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.

Day for the Kids this Saturday

Day for the Kids this Saturday

North Port, Florida -- The Gene Matthews Club in North Port is hosting Day for Kids on Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 150 Kids Get a free Day for Kids T-shirt.

All activities are free.  Bounce houses, water slides, rock wall, obstacle course, hula and jump rope contests, fire department with fire truck, K-9 demonstrations, games, prizes and much more.

Plus free hot dogs, chips and a drink.

Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club is located at 6851 S. Biscayne Drive in North Port.

Orioles to host Fall Instructional League

Orioles to host Fall Instructional League

Sarasota, Florida -- The Baltimore Orioles has announced they will host the team’s Fall Instructional League at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota with games that are free and open to the public from Sept. 16 through Oct. 11.

The Instructional League program focuses on specific individual development while providing additional playing time to accelerate a player’s progress through the minor league system.

Games are played on the Main Field, with parking available in the East Lot at no charge. Spectators may enter the ballpark through the East Gate.

Labor Day soccer tournament brings in over 300 teams

Labor Day soccer tournament brings in over 300 teams

Lakewood Ranch, Florida -- The Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch will host more than 300 teams from all over the state of Florida on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 - 3, for one of the biggest tournaments of the year. 

The Chargers will host the 2012 Labor Day Showcase for age groups including boys and girls U9-U10, U11-U12 and U13-U18.  Several competing teams are from Sarasota and Manatee counties.

This event is free and open to the public; parking is also free.

High school athletes get baseline concussion tests

High school athletes get baseline concussion tests

Sarasota, Florida -- As the high school football season approaches, a new program plans to make it easier to determine when it is safe for Sarasota County public high school football players and cheerleaders to return to the field after suffering a concussion.

Bring your buddy to bootcamp!

Bring your buddy to bootcamp!

North Port, Florida-- Limited Offer, Add a "Buddy" for only $10!

The Boot Camp at Warm Mineral Springs is offering a "Bring Your Buddy" Special for next week's Boot Camp.

This limited offer is for the July Camp only - Call the springs at 941-426-1692 to sign up now!

 

Other camp dates include August 13-17 and September 17-21.