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Golf tour­na­ment

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 will have tour­na­ment 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 on the golf tour­na­ment, con­tact Dale Cor­nette at id­cor­nette@gmail.com or 301-934-9483.

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 one-time 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 braves­foot­ballinfo@ gmail.com.

Youth sports videos

Charles County De­part­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks and Tourism has re­leased a three-part video se­ries ti­tled, “The Rules: A Guide to Youth Sports.”

The three videos dis­cuss the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s code of con­duct, the im­pact of youth sports coaches and ba­sic bas­ket­ball rules. The videos are avail­able on­line at www. CharlesCoun­tyParks. com/Re­cre­ation/In­door-Sports.

The in­tro­duc­tory code of con­duct video is for par­ents and care­givers of chil­dren par­tic­i­pat­ing in youth sports. The video out­lines stan­dards for par­tic­i­pat­ing in all our sports pro­grams to al­low chil­dren to have a pos­i­tive and re­ward­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. The code of con­duct is based on sports­man­ship and fair play.

The coach­ing video out­lines ben­e­fits of be­com­ing a youth coach, the steps of be­com­ing a vol­un­teer coach and the ex­pec­ta­tions for coaches.

The bas­ket­ball video fo­cuses on the more com­monly mis­un­der­stood bas­ket­ball moves, fea­tur­ing Jerry Radford, Mary­land Bas­ket­ball Of­fi­cials As­so­ci­a­tion com­mis­sioner.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the De­part­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks and Tourism at 301392-3470 or go to www. CharlesCoun­tyParks. com.

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