For the Record
Dunkirk Elks Hoop Shoot scheduled for Nov. 23
The annual Hoop Shoot Contest sponsored by the Dunkirk Elks 922 is being held on Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Dunkirk High School auxiliary gymnasium. The hoop shoot will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Access to the auxiliary gym is by the pool entrance in the back of the school.
The hoop shoot is a free contest open to girls and boys in the county. Participants must be ages 8 – 13 years old by April 1, 2020. A 7-year-old who will be 8 years old by April 1, 2020 can participate in this contest. However, a 13-year-old who will be 14 years old by April 1, 2020 is too old to participate. Birth certificates for all participants must be brought to the hoop shoot.
Contestants will be placed into six divisions: boys 8-9, girls 8-9, boys 10-11, girls 10-11, boys 12-13 and girls 12-13. Each division will have a winner provided there are participants for every division.
All contestants must wear clean, dry gym shoes. Appropriate clothing to wear is comfortable, loose fitting shirt and pants, such as a T-shirt and sweatpants or gym shorts.
Spectators are welcome to watch and will need to sit on the side of the gym. Phones must be silenced, talking is not permitted or any other activity which may cause distractions for the contestants. No one is permitted on the gym floor during the hoop shoot.
Please contact Scott Bonafede for additional information or with any questions 366-1110.
NorthLake sponsors Christmas Lights Tour 2019
Area travelers are invited to visit the Niagara Falls USA Christmas Lights Festival, including dinner on-your-own at Cracker Barrell, on Tuesday, Dec. 10, via Niagara Scenic Coach. The tour, sponsored by NorthLake Family Recreation Center, will depart from the NorthLake Parking Lot at 38 Nichols Avenue in Westfield at 3:30 p.m., with dinner at 5 p.m., followed by a tour of the Festival of Lights.
Estimated return time is 10 p.m. Cost for the trip is $36 per person. Checks may be made payable to NorthLake Family Recreation Center and mailed to PO Box 334, Westfield, NY 14787, with payment due by Friday, Dec. 6.
For more information, contact Venn Blakely at 753-6290.