TFTSV Attends the AACSA Block Party

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

On Saturday, August 3rd, the African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) in partnership with the Antioch Baptist Church presented the block party at 6th and Julian Street in San Jose.  The church celebrated 125 years this year. The event had bounce houses, face painting, community resources, ...

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TFTSV DRIVE Has Positive Impact on Franklin Elementary!

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

Franklin Elementary became a TFTSV DRIVE partner in the Fall of 2018 and continued to deliver the DRIVE curriculum to their participants throughout the academic year. Franklin Elementary is located in east San Jose and is a Title 1 school meaning most of their participants are eligible for free or r...

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Joyce Taylor Eagle Award 2019 Recipient is Nicholas Ngai

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

The Joyce Taylor Eagle Award and scholarship was presented to Nicholas Ngai at The First Tee of Silicon Valley 2019 Invitational Fundraiser on Sunday, July 21st at CordeValle in San Martin, CA. Nicholas was selected based on his good character, academic achievement and life-skill level. In his speec...

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TFTSV Attends PAL Jr. Giants Awards

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

On August 3rd, 2019, TFTSV attended the Jr. Giants Award Day, coordinated by Police Activities League of Redwood City. Over 200 students attended the event, bringing together youth enrichment organizations with the Redwood City PAL community and honoring the outstanding achievements of PAL students....

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New STEM Skills Advancement Class Improves Cesar’s Game

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

Silicon Valley is a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. However, comparatively fewer under-served students pursue expertise in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) because they have not had posit...

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TFT’s 2019 NorCal Regional Cup

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

On July 31st, The First Tee of Silicon Valley competed in the 2019 TFT NorCal Regional Cup at Poppy Ridge Golf Course. Joining Silicon Valley were The First Tee of Monterey County, Contra Costa, Tri-Valley, Sacramento, Central Valley, San Francisco, and San Joaquin. Each team brought 6 players to co...

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The Big “D” Memorial Scholarship Recipient is Andres

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

The Big “D” Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Andres Herrera on July 19, 2019 at the annual Big “D” Memorial Golf Tournament at DeLaveaga Golf Course in Santa Cruz.  The golfers attended to remember Dennis Big “D” Kettmann and their generosity provided the proceeds to underwrite a spe...

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PGA TOUR Superstore Club Drive Saturday, August 10th

Categories: 2019, August, July, Newsletter

Time for a new set of clubs! Bring your used clubs to the PGA TOUR Superstore in East Palo Alto on Saturday, August 10th from 1pm to 5pm. Collecting used clubs enables The First Tee of Silicon Valley to pursue our mission to impact the lives of under-served youth by providing education programs that...

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TFTSV Participates in the Spring ARUSD Parent University

Categories: 2019, July, Newsletter

On Saturday, June 1st The First Tee of Silicon Valley participated in the Alum Rock Union School District’s (ARUSD) Parent University Family Fun Day.  In addition, the San Jose Police Department Summer Kick Off event was combined with the Parent University to bring over 700 people from the Alum R...

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