Folsom Junior High School boys volleyball team finishes its season undefeated _lowres

Photo provided by Folsom Junior High School -- Folsom Junior High volleyball undefeated -- The Division III boys volleyball team at Folsom Junior High School finished its season undefeated in league and tournament play. Seated are Brandon Core and Kenneth Bruhl. Standing, from left, are Travis King, Trevor Betz, Quan McDowell, coach Phyllis Beatty, Mason Jenkins, Gunar Loup and Trace Pittman.

Tabernacle Baptist benefit golf tournament

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will hold its fourth annual Church Expansion Benefit Golf Tournament on June 27 at Oak Harbor Golf Club near Slidell.

The four-person scramble will begin with registration and lunch at noon. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $100 per person and includes greens fees, cart, lunch, a seafood dinner and fun.

Sponsorships also are sought. All proceeds will go toward church expansion efforts.

For more information, call Pastor Norman J. Farve at (985) 285-1323, or Aneesah Williams at (985) 201-7800.

Other events

FOOTBALL CAMP: Matt Forte, an NFL All-Pro running back and a Slidell High graduate, will hold a youth football camp June 28 at the Slidell Youth Football Association fields.

The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day and will be open to the first 250 children between the ages of 7 and 13 who register. There is no cost to register.

For information, call Kevin Morgan at (985) 288-8809 or send email to

SLIDELL GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP: The 36th annual Greater Slidell Golf Championship will be June 27-29 at Oak Harbor, Pinewood and Royal golf courses.

The cost to enter is $100, and the deadline to enter is 5 p.m. June 25. For information or to enter, stop by any of the courses or call Oak Harbor at (985) 646-0110, Pinewood at (985) 643-6892 or Royal at (985) 643-3000.

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NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER: Upcoming programs at the center, 23135 U.S. 190 near Mandeville, include:

“Walk in the Woods” and “Poisonous Plants” with Joe Pavur: 8 a.m. Saturday. Discover the many varieties of native plants during a guided tour of the 400-acre center. The “Four Seasons” Tree ID Program will help participants identify the native trees and shrubs. The summer session highlights leaves, flowers and developing fruit. Pavur also will identify poisonous plants on the journey.

“Nature Walk and Titivation:” 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Smell the clean air and hear the birds rejoice as you visit the multiple habitats of the center. Reserve a lopper to spruce up trails while walking on the two-hour tour.

“Journaling in Nature” with master naturalist Lauren Hemard: 1 p.m. June 21. The event will focus on natural history and keeping a journal to inspire new ways to see the world. Journal is provided on the tour of the center’s trails and diverse ecosystem.

“Kayaking the Bayou” with Massey’s professional outfitter David Woodard: two-hour trips at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. June 22. Enjoy a fun-filled trip down Bayou Castine. Basic kayaking tips will be taught. Participants must weigh at least 50 pounds to fit life jackets provided, unless they have their own.

Space is limited and reservations are required. For information or to register, call (985) 626-1238; email or visit

SAFE BOATING CLASSES: The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold safe boating courses at the Castine Center in Pelican Park from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. June 28 and Aug. 9. Preregistration is required. For more information, call (985) 626-7997.

YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP: Professional basketball player and Salmen High alumnus Chris Duhon will hold his 10th annual basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 15 on July 21-25 at the Fritchie Park Gymnasium in Slidell. The five-day camp is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, except July 25, when dismissal will be at 1 p.m.

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