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• Results from Adult/Junior Golf Tournament at Bailey Links GC, Cedar Hills Saturday, April 23: First Flight; first-place, Tyler and Chris Bray - 63; second-place, Bennett and Matt Noe – 66; third-place, Bailey & Brent Edwards - 67; fourth-place, Matt and Brad Howard - 69. Second Flight: first-place, Daniel and John Webb – 73; second-place, Davis and Stephen Malone – 74; third-place, Bryce Edwards and Joy McElroy – 74; fourth-place, James and Bill Hermes – 78. Third Flight: first-place, Caleb and Danny Harbin – 76; second-place, Lexi and Tony Oran – 78; third-place, Eric O’Reilly and Joe Vioantli – 86; fourth-place, Tucker and Ted Martin – 87.

• Youth ages 13 and under are invited to 27th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, at Anchor Park, 11730 Turkey Creek Road, for a morning of fishing and competing for prizes in various categories. Registration will begin on site at 9 a.m. with fishing to follow from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Town of Farragut will provide bait (any type may be used). A limited number of fishing poles will be available for use. Event is free and will be held rain or shine. However, in case of severe weather, call 865-966-2420 for the status of the event. For more information, visit or contact Athletic & Park Coordinator Jay Smelser at or 865-966-7057.

• Eastern TN Chapter of Alzheimer's Association is sponsoring a “take off” event at Gettysvue Golf and Country Club from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 12, as up to 3,000 golf balls fall from a helicopter over a specific hole on the driving range. Owner of the first ball in the hole, or closest to it, wins $2,500. For more info, contact Kay Watson at 865-544-6288 or, or Janet Wood at 865-544-6288 or

• Bearden High School Alumnus Bert Bertelkamp will serve as honorary host for 9th annual Bulldog Classic Golf Tournament, Thursday, May 12, at Willow Creek Golf Course. Format is a four-person scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. To register for the tournament or to donate to Bearden Foundation, contact Robin Gold at 865-254-3762 or e-mail her at

• Town of Farragut Parks and Leisure Services Department invites community members ages 13 and up to participate in its 3rd Annual Kickball Tournament set to begin at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road. Registration ends Tuesday, May 31, and is limited to the first eight teams registered. Entry forms and payment may be returned in person or by mail to Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Farragut, TN 37934 or by fax to 865-675-2096. To register, or for more info, visit or contact Park & Athletic Coordinator Jay Smelser at 865-966-7057.

• The 27th Wellness Center Dogwood Classic 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 30, at the west end of Cherokee Boulevard in Sequoyah Hills. Race start is 8 a.m. for all 5K participants. Race day registration and packet pick-up will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:45 a.m. in race tent adjacent to far west end parking lot of Cherokee Boulevard. For more info: Andrea’ Collins, 865-335-4292.

• American Cancer Society will host 2011 Relay For Life of West Knox at The Cove Park begins at 7 p.m., Friday, April 29, and continues throughout the evening and overnight until closing ceremonies at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, April 30. For more info: Tracy Trovillo at 865-617-7946 or visit

• In recognition of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month Farragut High School Baseball and The Society of Friendly Fellows are combining forces for 2nd Annual National Parkinson Foundation Turn Back the Clock evening fundraiser doubleheader at FHS’s John Heatherly Field Thursday, April 28. First game is Oak Ridge versus Gibbs at 5 p.m., followed by Karns versus FHS at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Donations can be sent to The Society of Friendly Fellows 342 Mapletree Drive, Knoxville Tennessee 37934. Write check to National Parkinson Foundation or go to and make donation on-line.

• Harvey Broome Group, Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club, announces upcoming outings to include: Saturday-Sunday, April 30-May 1, backpack, Piney River segment of Cumberland Trail; contact B.J. and Bob Perlack, or 865-675-7668. Saturday, April 30, Take-a-Hike, Appalachian Trail Indian Gap to Newfound Gap, GSMNP, contact Mac Post at 865-938-3116 or Sunday, May 1, day hike, Ace Gap Trail, GSMNP. Contact Will Skelton at 865-523-2272, 865-742-7327 or Saturday-Sunday, May 7-8, backpack, Rock and Possum Creek Gorge Sections, Cumberland Trail. Contact Warren or Carol Devine, 865-483-7894 or

• Twentieth Annual Knox Area Rescue Ministries Golf Classic, at Landmark at Avalon Golf Club, begins with shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28. For more info: Sue Renfro at 865-633-7626 or 865-456-5001, fax 865-673-6556, or go to website at

• Fifth Annual University of Tennessee Police Department Memorial Golf Tournament starts at 1 p.m., Friday, May 20, at Three Ridges Golf Course. For more info, contact Capt. Jeff Severs at 865-974-3111 or by e-mail at


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