The after school tennis program at the Thakkar Tennis Center at the Country Club of Sebring runs through Oct. 5.

The program is run by USPTA certified professional Horace Watkis. The four-week programs are for youngsters ages 4-18. Tiny tots, ages 4-6, are Tuesday’s from 3:15 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $37.

Future champs, ages 6-12, are offered Monday’s through Friday’s from 4 to 5 p.m. and the cost is $45.

Pre-tournament academy is Wednesday’s from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60. High school team level is Thursday’s from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60.

For more information, contact Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282

Lane Crosson Golf Tournament

The Lane Crosson Memorial Golf tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Pinecrest Golf Club.

The tournament benefits Jade Jackson who is a 20-year-old girl who has been fighting brain cancer since 2013.

Her cousin Lane Crosson was one of her biggest supporters. Jade travels to Augusta, Ga., once a month where she receives treatment in a clinical trial.

The golf tournament is a four-person scramble format and the cost is $240 for each foursome.

The tournament has an 8 a.m. shotgun start and after the round is complete a lunch will be served.

The field is limited to the first 28 teams to register. For information call the Pinecrest pro shop at 863-453-7555.

An added feature will be a two-man double-elimination Cornhole Tournament. The cost is $20 pererson.

Come out and support a golf tournament for a great cause.

Healthy Heart 5K run/4K Paws run

SEBRING — The annual Healthy Heart 5K Run and 4K Paws Run will take place this year on Oct. 6 at Highlands Hammock State Park. The 5K begins at 7:45 a.m. and the 4K with your dog starts at 8:15 a.m. First five dogs across the finish line receive a prize. For information, call Jim or Colleen Polatty at 863-386-4927.


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