First Tee of Grand Strand
The First Tee of The Grand Strand has several events on tap for the spring season.
Registration for the organization’s Spring 2017 After School and Saturday programs is open at www.TheFirstTeeTheGrand Strand.org.
The programs are for youth between seven and 14 years of age and will be conducted at eight Grand Strand golf facilities: Willbrook Golf Club, Wachesaw Plantation, Cane Patch Par 3 & Driving Range, Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club, The Legends, Crown Park, The Hackler at CCU and Eagle Nest Golf Club. The cost is $40 for all eight weeks and fitted golf clubs will be provided, if needed.
The fifth annual Futures Generations Tournament, in honor of junior golf and The First Tee champion Gene Weldon, formerly of North Myrtle Beach will be held at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club on July 25. The Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman, formerly of North Myrtle Beach, and Charlie Rymer will co-host the event, a scramble competition that will feature foursomes with three sponsors and a local First Tee youth in each group. Tournament fees include a shirt, hat, golf balls, goodie bag, box lunch, BBQ dinner, an internet and silent auction and prizes.
Anyone interested in volunteering, participating or sponsoring these events can find details on the website or contact executive director Rich Abraham at Rich@TheFirstTeeTheGrandStrand.org or program director Patrick O’Brien at Patrick@TheFirstTeeTheGrandStrand.org.
NMB Christian School
hosts pastors luncheon
Ben Rhodes is the headmaster at North Myrtle Beach Christian School.
North Myrtle Beach Christian School hosted a Pastors’ Luncheon on Jan. 31 to thank and honor the pastors of the many local churches attended by their students.
The pastors enjoyed lunch prepared in the school’s cafeteria, music from both the elementary and high school students, a short address from Benjamin “Ben” Rhodes, the school’s headmaster, as well as the premier of a video presentation about the school. After the luncheon the pastors toured the school and its six building and its 13.5 acre campus.
North Myrtle Beach Christian School is a fully accredited, non-denominational Christian school serving students from K-3 through 12th grade. Enrollment has started for the 2017-18 school year.
An open house for the school will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. The school is located at 9535 Hwy. 90 in Longs, (4.5 miles from the intersection of Highway 17 and the Main Street Connector Bridge).
Center offers Saturday swim lessons
Sign up today at the customer service desk at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center for Saturday swim lessons through March 11. There will be no classes Feb. 11.
Saturday Infant/Parent Lessons (six months to three years)
Fees: AFC Member: $26/session (*6 classes), Non-Member: $33/session (*6 classes)
8:30 to 9 a.m.
Saturday Pre-School Lessons (three to five years)
Fees: AFC Member: $26/session (*six classes), Non-Member: $33/session (*six classes)
Saturday Level 1 - 9:05 to 9:35 a.m.
Saturday Level 1 - 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Saturday Level 2 - 9:40 to 10:10 a.m.
Saturday Level 3 - 10:50 to 11:20 a.m.
Saturday Youth Lessons (6-14 years)
Fees: $30 /session (*six classes) Non-member: $44/session (*six classes)
Saturday Level 1 - 9:05 to 9:50 a.m.
Saturday Level 2 - 9:55 to 10:40 a.m.
Saturday Level 3 - 4:10:45 to 11:30 a.m.
Call 843-281-3744 for more information.