K of C Free Throw Contest Postponed


All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Chambasketballpionship. The competition, hosted by the Fr. William A. Daly Council #2122, was originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9 a.m. at Saint Mary’s Elementary School, 1340 Northern Blvd. in Manhasset is postponed due to the impending blizzard until next weekend. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district and state competitions. Based on scores from the state-level, Knights of Columbus international headquarters will announce international champions.
Boys and girls, 9 to 14 years old, are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year, more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in more than 3,600 local competitions.
All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information, contact Tom Mayerhauser PGK at tjm514@verizon.net.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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