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Fields of Growth Lacrosse Clinic-Charlotte, NC


University of North Carolina senior defenseman Ryan Flanagan is organizing a lacrosse clinic here in Charlotte to benefit the Fields of Growth International program, a non-profit organization that operates in Southwest Uganda and with which Ryan recently completed a mission trip during the fall semester of 2010. Keep Reading…

University of North Carolina senior defenseman Ryan Flanagan is organizing a lacrosse clinic here in Charlotte to benefit the Fields of Growth International program, a non-profit organization that operates in Southwest Uganda and with which Ryan recently completed a mission trip during the fall semester of 2010. It will be held Saturday, February 26th at the Morrison YMCA (please check the website the week of the clinic to reconfirm the site) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 2nd – 5th graders and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30p.m. for 6th – 9th graders. To register, please visit www.team247lax.com. All proceeds from the clinics will be donated to Fields of Growth International. We look forward to seeing you on the 26th and please pass the word to friends, classmates, teammates and others who you think might be interested.


For those of you that missed the story, Flanagan, the reigning co-Schmeisser Award winner as the 2010 USILA Defenseman of the Year (with graduated Virginia D-man Ken Clausen), took this fall off from North Carolina to go to Uganda to help out with Fields of Growth, the non-profit group founded by current Notre Dame Director of Operations Kevin Dugan to use lacrosse to help make a difference in Uganda.”

“Please come join us Saturday February 26th to hear Ryan Flanagan, Co-Captain 2011 UNC Varsity Lacrosse Team & 2010 NCAA Co-Defenseman of the Year discuss his recent service trip with Fields of Growth International to Uganda. Ryan will speak about his day to day experiences, the work that was completed, the fabulous relationships developed, teaching lacrosse in Southwest Uganda, amazing adventures and the work that remains to be done and will also take questions to round out the evening.”

Following the clinic, Ryan Flanagan, Co-Captain 2011 UNC Varsity Lacrosse Team & 2010 NCAA Co-Defenseman of the Year will discuss his recent service trip with Fields of Growth International to Uganda at the Charlotte Country Club. Ryan will speak about his day to day experiences, the work that was completed, the fabulous relationships developed, teaching lacrosse in Southwest Uganda, amazing adventures and the work that remains to be done and will also take questions to round out the evening. The engagement will take place from 6:15 – 7:30pm at the Charlotte Country Club. A donation of $40 or greater for adults and $20 for students is required with checks made payable to “Team 24/7 Lacrosse Incorporated” Refreshments & light dinner provided — wine/beer by chit for the adults. The club requires dress shirts as a minimum; No jeans please. To RSVP, please contact Oscar Cranz by February 20th at 3940 Abingdon Rd. Charlotte, NC 28211.

For more information visit team247lax.com.

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