The Importance of Volunteer Work

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In 2012, 64.5 million Americans – 26.5 percent of the population – contributed 7.9 billion volunteer hours, worth an estimated $175 billion in service. I started volunteering when I was in high school, calling out bingo at a retirement home.  I have always had a voice to communicate to a large ...

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5 Reasons Learning to Play Golf Empowers Women and Girls

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While participation levels within golf continue to increase, the same can be said for women and girls learning the game as well. From an article by Alison Lillie titled, 5 Reasons Learning to Play Golf Empowers Women and Girls, includes great insight for how this strong gender continues to learn and...

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TFTP Staff and Coaches to blog

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Coming Soon:  The staff and coaches of The First Tee of Pittsburgh will blogging right here.  We expect to post blog entries on a regular basis from anyone that works or volunteers here.  Please check back regularly for interesting content brought to you by your favorite staff and coaches. Submit...

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4 WAYS TO HELP HIGH-SCHOOLERS FIND PURPOSE

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Did you know that most common feelings among high schoolers are fatigue and boredom? Research shows that rate at which teens feel “bored” at school is increasing between the ages 13 to 17. This was due to the lack of purpose. According to leading researcher Kendall Bronk on youth development, th...

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4 LIFE SKILLS CHILDREN LEARN THROUGH GOLF

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An extensive amount of research is conducted of Positive development on youth today. A positive development through Golf will help a child to lead a healthy, satisfying and productive life which will further lead them to be more successful in the society. We teach them main things which are linked t...

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