Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Dade City golf tournament to raise money for little girl's transplant

Triple-S Golf Ranch in Dade City will host a charity golf event for area resident Chelsey Jean Alford Hoyle on Dec. 9.

Chelsey, who turns 1 on Dec. 5, was born without a bile duct and began experiencing liver problems and fluid buildups soon after birth. She is awaiting a liver transplant in Gainesville.

The golf event to raise money for her medical expenses begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $180 for a foursome, with cash prizes going to the top three teams. There will also be raffles, a longest drive competition and a putting contest.

Donations can be made at Wells Fargo Bank, 14210 Seventh St., Dade City, to Kaylee Alford, who is Chelsey's mother. For information, call (352) 567-6622.

PICKLEBALL: Veterans Memorial Park in Hudson hosts open pickleball nights from 6-9 p.m. Mondays. The sessions are open to players age 9 and up at a cost of $2 per person. A pickleball ambassador from the United States Pickleball Association is on hand for the sessions. For information, email Lee Boerckel at lee@pickletheworld.com or call (727) 861-3033.

KARATE: The James Irvin Civic Center offers Trim No Shin karate classes for ages 5 and up on Mondays and Wednesdays. Trim No Shin is a style of karate and weaponry that blends Okinawan tradition with American practicality. Techniques are centered around practical self defense that work regardless of age, gender or size. Class times vary according to age and skill level. The cost is $20 per month. For information, call (352) 521-4166.

FUN CAMP: The Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex will host Winter Fun Camp for kids ages 6-11 from Dec. 26-28 and Jan. 2-4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Camp includes a field trip each week and the cost is $40 for one week or $60 for both weeks. For information, call (813) 929-1220.

RUNNING: The sixth annual 5K Reindeer Run will take place Saturday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club. The race begins at 8 a.m. and is professionally chip-timed. Register at active.com or visit the Lake Jovita Fitness Center. For information, call Suzanne Hollins at (352) 588-2233, ext. 316.

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at davidrice83@gmail.com.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW: The Hernando Sportsman's Club will hold its annual Christmas Gun & Knife Show at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. (U.S. 41), Brooksville, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 8, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9. The show will feature all types of new, used and antique firearms, knives and related accessories. Admission is $6, with children 16 and under admitted free with adult. Vendor tables are available. For information, call (352) 799-3605 or visit www.hernandosportsmansclub.com.

Dade City golf tournament to raise money for little girl's transplant 11/27/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 8:34pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Rays pitchers rave about Twins pitching coach, ex-mentor Neil Allen

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — There have been a lot of coaches who have had a hand in helping Chris Archer get to the big leagues and to the front of the Rays rotation, and as he took the mound Friday night at Target Field, he had reason to nod appreciatively toward the home dugout.

    Minnesota Twins pitching coach Neil Allen jogs back to the dugout after paying starting pitcher Tyler Duffey a visit on the mound in the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
  2. State baseball: Bishop McLaughlin bows out in Class 3A semifinals

    Baseballpreps

    FORT MYERS — One inning into Bishop McLaughlin's Class 3A state semifinal against Fort Myers Canterbury, things could not have gone much better for the Hurricanes. They grabbed a quick one-run lead and Canterbury ace Sam Keating was forced out of the game with a nagging neck injury.

     Chris Berglund (18) of Bishop McLaughlin, at bat during second inning of the FHSAA class 3A semi-final on Friday May 26, 2017 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Canterbury, Fort Myers, defeated Bishop 7 to 4. Canterbury will play in the 3A championship tomorrow.
  3. Bucs WR DeSean Jackson knows only one direction: full speed ahead

    Sports

    TAMPA — DeSean Jackson is the "1."

    Actually, Jackson, the Bucs' latest weapon for quarterback Jameis Winston, with his blazing speed and game-changing splash plays, wears No. 11 in games.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson participates in an "open OTA practice" at One Buc Place, the team's training facility, in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
  4. Video preview: Rays open tough road trip facing Twins tonight

    Blogs

    After splitting a four-game series against the Angels to wrap up a winning homestand, the Rays tonight open a nine-game, 10-day roadtrip with the first game of the weekend series with the Twins:

  5. For starters: Rays, Archer take on surprising Twins to open road trip

    Blogs

    UPDATE, 6:37: Cash said it was a combination of wanting to keep Dickerson, who is a team-best . 358 against lefties, in the lineup and Santiago's splits. ... Cash said there was nothing new on the injured players back at the Trop, with Brad Boxberger still slated to throw live BP on Monday in Port Charlotte, …