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Year 2014                                                      Issue #1
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Promoting Track & Field in Newton County, Georgia

"Meet Us on the Track!"
Register NOW for the  2014 Summer Track & Field Season!

Promoting Track & Field in Newton County, Georgia

After hosting our 1st Hershey’s Track & Field Games on Saturday, April 12, 2014 we were invited, by the Olympic Committee, to host Olympic Day in our area!   Cornerstone Track & Athletics Association, Inc. is one out of eighteen organizations in Georgia registered as official host for this national initiative!
"Olympic Day is a celebration for youth around the world to observe the Olympic values of Fair Play, Perseverance, Respect and Sportsmanship. It is also a day to celebrate the International Olympic Committee’s 3 pillars: Move, Learn and Discover." as discribed on the United States Olympic Committee's Team USA Website
We are partnering with youth serving organizations, non-profits, and local businesses to host an opening event and ceremony on Saturday, June 14th.  Event will be coordinated throughout the remainder of the month to engage youths and families educational, fun, and competitive experiences.

On Saturday, June 28, 2014 we will conclude with a celebration of the unity and involvement achieved by the families in our community.

 

Events may include, but are not limited to:

 

Educational Sessions: sportsmanship, sports injury and concussion, importance of safety and background checks,  Darkness To Light's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training, and nutrition for athletes.

 

Indoor and Outdoor sports clinics & events: track & field, basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, weightlifting, cheerleading, exercise classes, skating, biking and fishing .

 

Competitions: track & field, basketball, baseball/softball, soccer, hula hoop contest, bean bag toss, and other activities involving physical activity

 

Demos & Giveaways: Product demonstrations, vendor giveaways and distribution of pamphlets/brochures re: skin cancer, concussion, and other important subjects relevant to sports and fitness. 

Organizations and Businesses interested in partnering or being a sponsor for this event can find out more at the following link:  
Olympic Day 2014 EVENT PARTNERS or EVENT SPONSORS 

(http://www.cornerstonetrackandathletics.org/olympic-day-2014.html)

 

For additional info, contact Olinda: 678-658-6725 /Coach Hodge: 678-296-7044.


 

On April 12, 2014 the Cornerstone Track & Athletic Association, Inc. hosted Newton County 1st Hershey’s Track & Field Games.

The meet was sanctioned by the Newton County Recreation Commission and held on the new campus of Newton High School, located at 1 Ram Way, Covington, GA.


Participants received tips and hands-on instruction during mini-clinics on the various track & field events by Coach Glenroy Hodge, adult, and teen volunteers.  The youth participated in the Softball Throw, Shot Put, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump, 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m and 1600m racing events.

All participants received certificates of participation and ribbons for earning 1st place in each event according to their age group.  Four participants qualified to move on to the Georgia Track & Field State Games to be held on Friday, May 9 to Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Augusta, GA:

GIRLS BOYS
Elaina Housworth Mark Ross
Mikayla Ross Bakari Weston

We are very proud of their achievement and are confident that they each have what it takes to stretch beyond their discomfort and finish strong.

Youth advancing from a Hershey's Meet to the State Meet have an opportunity to be selected to the regional team to compete in the North American Final in Hershey, Pennsylvania from July 31 through August 3, 2014.  

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After hosting our 1st Hershey’s Track & Field Games on Saturday, April 12, 2014 we were invited, by the Olympic Committee, to host Olympic Day in our area!   Cornerstone Track & Athletics Association, Inc. is one out of eighteen organizations in Georgia registered as official host for this national initiative!
We are partnering with youth serving organizations, non-profits, and local businesses to host an opening event and ceremony on Saturday, June 14th.  Event will be coordinated throughout the remainder of the month to engage youths and families educational, fun, and competitive experiences.

On Saturday, June 28, 2014 we will conclude with a celebration of the unity and involvement achieved by the families in our community.

 

Events may include, but are not limited to:

 

Educational Sessions: sportsmanship, sports injury and concussion, importance of safety and background checks,  Darkness To Light's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training, and nutrition for athletes.

 

Indoor and Outdoor sports clinics & events: track & field, basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, weightlifting, cheerleading, exercise classes, skating, biking and fishing .

 

Competitions: track & field, basketball, baseball/softball, soccer, hula hoop contest, bean bag toss, and other activities involving physical activity

 

Demos & Giveaways: Product demonstrations, vendor giveaways and distribution of pamphlets/brochures re: skin cancer, concussion, and other important subjects relevant to sports and fitness. 

Organizations and Businesses interested in partnering or being a sponsor for this event can find out more at the following link:  
Olympic Day 2014 EVENT PARTNERS or EVENT SPONSORS 

(http://www.cornerstonetrackandathletics.org/olympic-day-2014.html)

 

For additional info, contact Olinda: 678-658-6725 /Coach Hodge: 678-296-7044.


Are you or your child interested in Track & Field?
Meet us at the NEW Newton High School Track located at 1 Ram Way in Covington, GA each week as we prepare for the Summer Track & Field Season!

Our first track meet of the season: The Jackrabbit & Sapphire Meet in Lawrenceville is on Saturday, May 10, 2014. 
Entry Deadline (
$15 entry fee): Thursday, May 8th!

Find out more at www.cornerstonetrackandathletics.org or text "iRUN" to 678-768-9828 to receive weekly notices about upcoming practice and meet dates.
Membership Dues can be paid via paypal at :
http://www.cornerstonetrackandathletics.org/2014-springsummer-membership-and-conditioning-fees.html

Team Uniforms can be ordered online until May 19, 2014 at:
 
http://coachassistant.gtmsportswear.com/CornerstoneTAAnation
Copyright © 2014 / Cornerstone Track & Athletic Association, Inc. / All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Cornerstone Track & Athletic Association, Inc.
515 Cowan Road  
Covington, GA 30016
cornerstoneathletics@yahoo.com

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