The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 17, 2014

Elks sponsor Hoop Shoot Saturday

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The Commercial-News

DANVILLE — The Danville Elks Lodge 332 with the Elks National Foundation will present the first round of the National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Program from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Danville Family YMCA, 1111 N. Vermilion St. Interested students should arrive by 12:45 p.m.Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to verify the student’s age. Any student in the Vermilion County area between the ages of 8 and 13 is eligible to participate free of charge.

Winners will be announced at the end of the event. The top boy and girl winners in each category will advance to the District Hoop Shoot contest on Sunday in Pana.

The Hoop Shoot provides a character-building, competitive experience. Contestants learn about the importance of respect and good sportsmanship. To learn more, call chairman Doug Elliott at 304-3312, the Elks Lodge 332 at 442-0145 or the YMCA at 442-0563.