Confidence Fosters Success

Categories: 2019, February, Newsletter

The amount of self-confidence a child possesses affects every aspect of his or her educational and personal goals. If a child loses confidence in school, his or her grades will ultimately be affected. When self-confidence suffers, a child may give up on learning new skills and hobbies. They may feel...

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Wells Fargo DRIVE Grant Award

Categories: 2019, February, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley received a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo to underwrite the cost of providing our DRIVE educational programs to 2 new Title I schools: Washington Elementary and Cesar Chavez Elementary Schools in San Jose. Denise Miles, Sr. VP of Community Relations said, “Wells Farg...

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Building Awareness in The First Tee

Categories: 2018, February, Newsletter

How about hosting a Trivia Party? Board Director, Ron Hallagan, and Development Director, Judy Dixon, hosted friends and neighbors at a The First Tee Trivia Gathering at Almaden Country Club in December. The goal was simple: have some fun while educating people about The First Tee and to perhaps ins...

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It’s Never Too Late to Build Confidence in Youth

Categories: 2018, February, Newsletter

The amount of self-confidence a child possesses will affect every aspect of his or her educational and personal goals. If a child loses confidence in school, his or her grades will ultimately be affected. When self-confidence suffers, a child may give up on his or her hopes, dreams, and plans. They ...

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A Strong Mind Can Be Developed

Categories: 2018, February, Newsletter

Movies and television depict heroes who have a strong mind. We admire people who push the limits. The reality is we must be strong-minded if we are to overcome the obstacles we meet every day. We know that it takes more than talent or skill to become a top performer. Research studies indicate that i...

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Go Green Recap

Categories: 2018, February, Newsletter

On Saturday, February 10th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted Go Green at Gavilan College Golf Course. A group of TFTSV participants and Aptitud Community Academy students spent the day learning new things, getting dirty, and having fun. Our friends at Our City Forest came out again this year t...

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Our Impact – Register for a Spring Class

Categories: 2017, February, Newsletter

The first season of the new year is here, and we are excited to get a great start to 2017 with our upcoming Spring season, starting the week of March 6th-11th and ending the week of May 2nd-6th. This year, we are introducing our Albatross class for current Ace and Ace-Certified participants, who wil...

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Our Supporters – Thanks, OSH!

Categories: 2017, February, Newsletter

Last week, we had our 2017 Go Green event at Gavilan College Golf Course. Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Orchard Supply Hardware, we were able to provide our participants with an opportunity to plant more trees on the course with Our City Forest, learn about wildlife through Wildlife Education an...

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