Opportunities Abound

Boys & Girls Club of Leflore County (BGCLC) is hosting the Hershey’s Track & Field Games on Monday April 23rd, 5 P.M at Poteau High School. Competitors do not have to be in track at school to participate; their parents can bring them to the event. The applications are available at the BGCLC office at 205 Dewey Ave. Ste. 6, Poteau, at any of the school locations or hersheystrackandfield.com.

Every year hundreds of thousands of kids line up for Hershey’s Track & Field Games. This year, they’ll be lining up right here in Leflore County and your child can join in the competition and fun. At Hershey’s Track & Field Games, kids 9 to 14 years old are encouraged to do their best, no matter what their skill level. It’s a day of fun and fitness, featuring events such as running, jumping and throwing.

1st and 2nd place winners in the meet will advance to the state meet on Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at John Jacobs Track (OU) Norman, OK.  State winners are entered into a regional pool and become eligible for selection to a Regional Team which will travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania, to compete in the North American Final, held Saturday, August 4, 2012. Hershey’s Track & Field Games is designed to encourage physical fitness among youth and emphasize participation and sportsmanship. Events will include the 50 meter dash, 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, 1600 meter run, 4 x 100 meter relay, standing long jump, and softball throw. For more information about this event please contact Kim Price at 918.647.7136.

It is time to order your spring geraniums, through our “Grow BGCLC” Geranium Sale. We are currently taking orders for red, pink, white, orange, salmon and bicolor geraniums. These beautiful plants will be available to pick up April 18th – 21st at the BGCLC office or delivery may be available if needed. Geraniums are only $1.75 each or $28.00 for a flat of 18 plants. Flats are only available in single colors. All orders must be turned in and pre-paid by April 2nd . You can order in person at the BGCLC office located at 205 Dewey, Ste. 6, Poteau, OK, by calling the office at 918-647-7136 during business hours, or by emailing kimberly_m_price@yahoo.com or tlwsmiles@gmail.com. Please visit our website for upcoming events, how you can get involved or make a donation at www.thebgclc.org. Thank you for your continued support!

Leflore County’s Shop Local also has coupon books with sales benefiting BGCLC available with discounts from fifty two Leflore County businesses for $10.00 each. You can get these at participating merchants or at the BGCLC office, please call Jeannie Gibson at 479.414.6860 or email jg862@yahoo.com for more information.

Download entry form here and drop off at 205 Dewey Ave Suite 6, Poteau, Ok 74953

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