FROG-A-NAL BENEFIT IN NEW ALBANY BEGINS SATURDAY WITH THE BRAML

CATEGORY: Union County

AUTHOR: MONIQU

FROG-A-NAL BENEFIT IN NEW ALBANY BEGINS SATURDAY WITH THE BRAMLITT GOLF TOURNEY

NEW ALBANY -The Dean Provence Endowment for Excellence in Education’s Frog-A-Nal benefit kicks off Saturday, with the two-day Dr. E.E. Bramlitt Memorial Golf Tournament. The two-man scramble will begin at 8 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday at the Oaks Country Club. The fee is $50 per person.

For more information on the event, call Paul Fisher at 534-8592 or Elmo Spencer at the Oaks pro shop at 534-3239.

On Friday, May 3, the endowment’s primary spring fund-raiser will resume, with a parade of children in kindergarten through fourth grade at 3:30 p.m.

The Bully Frog mascot will travel down Bankhead Street, followed by the Daniel High School Band and New Albany Middle School bands with other students following.

Youngsters are asked to ride bicycles if possible. Balloons to decorate with will be provided at the courthouse, where youngsters are asked to gather at 3 p.m.

At 4 p.m. May 3, student English projects will be on display at the Middle School. The annual Recognition Banquet is set for 7 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria, recognizing students who have excelled in English.

Daniel High School graduate Stephanie Saul, a journalist with New York’s Newsday, will be the guest speaker. Saul won a Pulitzer Prize last year for her work in news reporting.

Saturday, May 4, a variety of events will take place at the Sportsplex.

At 9 a.m., a Frog-A-Nal Little League tournament will be played on one field, while a game between students and teachers will be held on an adjacent field. Game booths will also be set up at the Sportsplex, with play continuing through the afternoon.

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, a catfish supper will be held. Plates are $6 each. Local musicians will provide entertainment.

Monique Harrison

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