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July 12, 2014

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NEF Golf Open

The Newburyport Education Foundation will be holding its annual Golf Open tournament on Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m. The tournament will be held at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill, and all funds raised will go to benefit the Newburyport Public Schools. Registration is $225. For more information, contact Greg Park at gpark@NewburyportEF.org.

Pettengill Golf Tournament

The third annual Pettengill Cup Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 28, at the Ipswich Country Club. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start. The individual golfer fee is $200 and there are many sponsorship opportunities ranging from a $100 tee sponsor up to a $3,000 Golf Cart Sponsor. The tournament will benefit The Pettengill House, Inc. Visit Pettengillhouse.org for more information.

Yankee Homecoming Races

The 55th running of the Yankee Homecoming 10-Mile and 5K races will be held July 29 in Newburyport starting and ending at Newburyport High School. The 5K race starts at 6 p.m. and the 10-mile race at 6:14 p.m. Team competition is with USATF Teams in the 10-mile race. Runners in the 5K may form a corporate team at their place of employment. More than 3,000 runners are expected to participate in celebrating Newburyport’s 250-year-old history. To enter the race, visit www.yankeerace.com, and for more information, email yankeeseacoast@comcast.net.

Summer Track Meets

Amesbury will be hosting three track meets on Wednesdays, July 16, 23, and Aug. 6. The meets are open to all ages: 6- to 8-year-old to men’s and women’s open. Events include the 100, 200, 400, 800, mile, 2 mile, shot put, discus, high jump, and long jump. Registration begins at 4:45 p.m. and the meet starts at 5:30 p.m. The entry fee is $5 for up to three events, and all proceeds benefit the track programs at Amesbury, Newburyport, Pentucket and Triton. Ribbons will be awarded to all first-place finishers by age group. For more info: contact Steve Derro at sderro87@hotmail.com or Ernie Bissaillon at ebiss3@comcast.net.

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