The Cheraw Community Center will host an annual Basketball Free Throw Contest Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. The contest is sponsored by three of the area’s Catholic churches, The Knights of Columbus Council #10867 from St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cheraw; St. Ernest Catholic Church in Pageland; and St. Denis Catholic Church in Bennettsville.
The contest is open to all boys and girls from the community, ages 10 to 14. Boys and girls, however, will not be competing against each other. The event will have same gender competitions only.
According to Jay Bennett, director for the Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services, the winner in each age group will receive a certificate and a medal; with the chance to advance to District Competition Sun., Feb. 17. That competition will be held in Cheraw as well.
Registration is free and forms are available at the Cheraw Community Center. Birth certificates are required to register. For more information call 843-537-8420.