MEFIYI youth sports camp series continues
July 18, 2017
Me-For-Incredible-Youth (MEFIYI) has set a series of summer sports bashes for students in first through fifth grades through Aug. 10.
MEFIYI will provide instruction for boys and girls in soccer, football, tennis, basketball, volleyball and track. The lead instructors are JoJo Townsell and Suzi Townsell.
The camps will focus on fundamentals and also include health and nutrition information.
Camp schedule includes basketball on Tuesday and Thursday; volleyball on Aug. 1, 3; and track on Aug. 8, 10. Outside sports take place at Lampe Park and indoor sports at the community center.
Cost is $20 per camp. Participants are asked to bring proper shoes, water bottle and snacks.
Register at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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MEFIYI All 4 Charity golf tournament Saturday
MEFIYI is hosting the "All 4 Charity" Golf Tournament Saturday at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
An 8 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled.
Proceeds from the tournament will benefit MEFIYI's youth sport, mentorship and life-career skills programs for local student-athletes and Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE).
Reservations are $100 per person, which includes continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and a chance to win prizes.
Contact the Carson Valley Golf Course at 265-3181 or email email@example.com for information. Visit squareup.com/store/mefiyi-foundation-inc?t=merchant-fb to register online.
Raiders Booster Club picnic on Saturday
The Carson City Raiders Booster Club will hold its annual Picnic and Membership Drive Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dayton State Park in the covered public-use area.
The club welcomes all Raiders fans, as well as those who are not. Burgers and hot dogs, soda and water will be provided to those in attendance. Each person or family is asked to bring a side dish to share.
For those who are new to the club, please call club secretary, Leni Manning, at 775-232-9700 with the number of people attending in your group.
The Carson City Raiders Booster Club is recognized by the Oakland Raiders organization as an official booster club and is currently the only Steering Committee Booster Club in Nevada.
Game watches are held every game day at The 11th Frame Lounge inside Carson Lanes Bowling Alley, 4600 Snyder Ave., in south Carson City.
The cost to join the club is $30 for single membership; $40 for family membership and $50 for family membership with two votes on club business matters.
The club is a family-oriented club and encourages all ages to join. Raffles and auctions are held at all regular season game watches. The club's main goal of fundraising is to "adopt" homebound seniors at Christmas, to bring them some joy into their lives. The club also supports Advocates to End Domestic Violence and other local non-profit organizations.
Carson Valley Fastpitch meeting set for Aug. 7
Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions on Aug. 7 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
The Monday meeting starts at 6 p.m.
Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent no later than July 31. Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, 89423. Applicants will be contacted to set an interview at the organization's Aug. 7 meeting. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory.
Call Melissa Strazi at 291-3763 or Patti Snyder at 265-6447 for information.
Youth flag football sign-ups continue
Registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football league season, coordinated by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, will continue through July.
Coed divisions are offered for first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade and seventh-eighth grade. Teams are selected through a draft. The cost is $80 through Monday and $90 after that.
The season will kick off on Aug. 26 and extend through Oct. 21. Coaches still are needed for the coming season. Applications and background checks are required for all coaches.
Visit http://www.dcprsports.com or call 782-5500 for information on parks and recreation programs.
Adult softball league registration under way
Sign-ups are now being taken for the parks and recreation department adult slow-pitch softball season.
The deadline to register is July 24 for three leagues, including Tuesday men's league (competitive), Wednesday men's league (recreational) and Thursday open coed league.
The cost is $471 through today and $525 after that date.
The season is scheduled to start on July 31.
Adult soccer league registration to begin
Registration is under way for the parks and recreation department adult open soccer league.
The deadline is Aug. 25. The cost is $550 through Aug. 15 and $600 after that date.
Team rosters are limited to 20 players (the minimum age is 18) and each team will play eight regular season games.
Games will be on Sundays at Carson Valley Middle School starting on Aug. 27.
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness golf tournament Sept. 16
The Carson City Kiwanis Club will present its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament on Sept. 16 at Silver Oak Golf Course.
The four-person scramble event is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start at Silver Oak in Carson City.
Men's, women's and mixed flights are being offered. Those same three flights are also being offered in a senior division for men and women 55 years of age and over.
The fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Long drive contests will be offered in each flight, as well as closest-to-the-hole. Putting tape and mulligans will also be on sale.
A pre-registration and pairing party will be held the night before, on Sept. 15, at Silver Oak's club house.
Contact tournament chairman Robey Willis at email@example.com for golf or donation information.