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Celebrating the Influence of Coaches!

"Grit, Gratitude & You" is our chapter's 10th annual year-end celebration of thanks. We're pleased to honor not only our loyal First Tee coaches, but coaches everywhere who have made a significant influence in all our lives. Tune in 8:00-8:45 am on Friday, November 5 for an inspiring program!

Dennis Gates
Keynote Speaker:  Dennis Gates, Head Basketball Coach, Cleveland State University

Dennis Gates was named the Cleveland State Vikings head men's basketball coach in 2019, becoming the 16th head coach in Cleveland State men's basketball history. He enters his third season at the helm of the Vikings, fresh off of a 2021 NCAA Tournament appearance and his second straight Horizon League Coach of the Year recognition. Don't miss the motivating conversation with Coach Gates!

First Tee - Cleveland
is celebrating more than 20 years of positively impacting local youth by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. This year, we're on target to serve more than 2,200 kids and teens ages 6-18 through our program locations, school program and partnerships with youth centers.

Grit, Gratitude & You will feature messages from First Tee coaches, participants and parents, plus the Doris A. Evans, M.D. Merit Scholarship Presentation.

Please help us reach more kids in need of social, emotional and physical support. Can't make it? Your ticket includes a link to view the event later. Join us to celebrate and honor all the coaches who have made a difference in our lives!

Karen Adame, Nick D'Angelo & Ann Lang
Event Chairs

Getaway Raffle!

Each Grit, Gratitude & You registration includes the chance to win:

2 First-class, round trip Delta Air Lines tickets to anywhere in the continental 48 United States
(exp. May 31, 2022)
$2,500 value!

Additional chances are $50 each; Drawing is Monday, Nov. 8 at Noon


Special Thanks to our Annual Partners for their generous support: 

CBA Partners / Dan Dreiling  |  CIBC  |  Goodyear |  Merrymeeting / John & Allyn Davies
PwC  |  Sherwin-Williams


First Tee - Cleveland
Any questions? Call First Tee - Cleveland's office.

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