New Summer Offerings for Sanhills Youth

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With my families first summer in the Sandhills under our belt and the second one quickly approaching, we feel more at ease for what opportunities it will bring and adventures our family of four can look to conquer. The first summer was all about survival. My husband and I both work full time so our ...

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Board Showcase – Jennifer Nguyen

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The role of Secretary for a Board of Directors can be described using a range of verbs from daunting, cumbersome and underappreciated to essential, critical and fundamental – all spilled over in one long breath of conversation. It’s a need that makes one feel constantly in and out of the convers...

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National Opportunities Abundant for Teens

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As a teenager in the ‘90s there was not many things in life that I had to apply for and wait to hear if I was selected. If you wanted to attend a summer camp, go on a field trip or play in a local golf tournament, you simply signed up, paid a fee and …...

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A Look Inside PLAYer Programs at The First Tee

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It’s always exciting when we get to welcome new families to The First Tee of the Sandhills. In fact, new families are great because they keep us on our toes and help ensure we have crossed our t’s and dotted our i’s. Once a parent has registered their child for one of our Life Skills …...

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A Quick Look Back While Looking Ahead

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At 3:00am a mere 368 days ago my alarm sounded off, alerting me the day had arrived. The day my family had been anxiously anticipating for a month or so. Moving Day. By 4:00am my dad and I were on the road, both cars packed to the brim, headed north on I-95 to meet the …...

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Why Are Goals Important?

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They motivate us. They help us plan for the future. They give us a purpose. They make us feel proud and satisfied when we reach them. A few weeks ago I introduced you to Personal Par and how you can incorporate the concept into accomplishing your New Year’s Resolution. For those of you still engag...

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What’s Your Personal Par?

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In golf, par is used as a measure of performance for players, but one that many never attain regularly. On the contrary, Personal Par is a measure of performance that varies from one player to another, and is based on his or her current abilities. For example, when I was actively competing in tourna...

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

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While Christmas is only a few short days away and the New Year will soon follow, we must not forget to look back at all that 2015 provided. Though, at The First Tee of the Sandhills, we have spent the last few weeks completing paperwork and organizing the chaos that success of 2015 created, we &hell...

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SILVER FOILS SUPPORT INVALUABLE

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In June of 2007, Cole and I were married and that Christmas we received our first joint card from The Walker’s – Cole’s Aunt, Uncle and three cousins. This was no ordinary card, it was more like a family newsletter with ad space dedicated to highlight each member’s year, a few photos and the...

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THE FIRST TEE THANKFUL YEAR ROUND

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A mere 22 days ago my house was recovering from a fun filled evening of trick or treating and candy eating, a Halloween celebration that spread across two weekends with school carnivals, church wide trunk or treats and door knocking. Yet, in just 33 days we will celebrate Christmas. A holiday that a...

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