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City Partners with First Tee Greater Akron to Launch Youth Programs

City Partners with First Tee Greater Akron to Launch Youth Programs
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First Tee of Greater Akron to Launch Programming in Green this Fall.

The City of Green and First Tee of Greater Akron have partnered together to bring First Tee programming to Raintree Golf & Event Center, 4350 Mayfair Road.  Programming begins this September. 

 

Registration begins Wednesday, August 7. To register, visit www. cityofgreen.org/register or call the Parks and Recreation office at (330) 896-6621. The program is Tuesdays, September 10 and through October 8. From the ages of 7 through 18, youth learn life and golf skills demonstrated through First Tee Nine Core Values. All participants regardless of age begin at the PLAYer level.

 

“I am pleased to welcome First Tee of Greater Akron to Green,” said Mayor Gerard Neugebauer. “This program is outstanding and a perfect partner for youth programming at Raintree Golf.” 

 

Established in 1998, First Tee of Greater Akron is the local chapter of The First Tee, an international youth development organization that shapes the lives of young people ages 4 through 18. Their mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.  First Tee curriculum focuses on character education and teaching the Nine Cores Values - Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Confidence, Responsibility, Perseverance, Courtesy & Judgment.  Through a life skills curriculum that includes exercises and activities focused around the game of golf, kids learn lessons that will enhance their lives.  Golf is the vehicle used to teach the values of everyday life.  In 2018, First Tee of Greater Akron directly impacted 19,831 youth in the local community. 

 

For more information, please visit the First Tee of Greater Akron website – www.thefirstteeakron.org

 

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 26,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org

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