Touchdowns Against Cancer
In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team has joined Touchdowns Against Cancer 2017.
Touchdowns Against Cancer is the team’s way of helping the 16,000 children and adolescents who will be diagnosed with cancer this year.
The team is challenging fans to pledge for every touchdown it scores from Sept. 14 to 30 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A onetime donation can be made.
For more information, join the campaign or to setup a private donation, go to https://pledgeit.org/tac17-chopticon-braves, go to @chopfootball on Facebook and Twitter or email email@example.com.
The Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will hold its annual golf Tournament on Aug. 25 at the Swan Point Golf & Country Club in Issue.
The best-ball tournament will have prizes for three places, longest drives for men and women and closest to pin for men and women as well as a continental breakfast.
For more information, contact Dale Cornette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-934-9483.
Seven students at Waldorf Martial Arts received their black belt in Taekwondo on May 13. The students were honored at an exciting, high-energy graduation as the candidates displayed their skills with split-second timing and precision and treated parents, spouses and friends to an outstanding demonstration. After the demonstration, graduates received their new black belts, they pledged their allegiance to Taekwondo by reciting the Taekwondo Black Belt Oath. Each of newly appointed black belts have been practicing Taekwondo for at least three years. One of the candidates, who received his third-degree black belt, have been training eight years. Over the past four months, the graduates have been diligently preparing for their black belt exam, coming to class three times weekly and attending monthly two-hour mandatory workouts. Through their Taekwondo training, they have learned the value of hard work and dedication to a goal. Receiving black belts were: “Top Gun” third-degree black belt: Yaw Amponsah-Poku “All-Star” second-degree black belt: Al Quan Brooks and Erick Cheng “Champion” first-degree black belt: Aaron Birchfield, Jason Cheng, Helen Mehari and Charles Reid For more information about Taekwondo classes, call Waldorf Martial Arts at 301-645-1650. Pictured, from left, are instructor Steve Hildebrand, Aaron Birchfield, instructor Laura Francis, Al Quan Brooks, Helen Mehari, instructor Mark Francis, Jason Cheng, Yaw Amponsah-Poku, instructor P.J. Simmers, Erick Cheng, Charles Reid and school owners Debbie and Roger Cavanaugh.