Elks Hoop Shoot happens Dec. 17
WINSTED — The Winsted Elks Lodge and the Northwest Connecticut YMCA are teaming up to host the annual Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Y’s Winsted location, 480 Main St.Elks Hoop Shoots are free-throw contests for youths ages 8 to 13. Prizes are awarded to the top shooters, who move on to regional and national competitions. More than 3 million boys and girls will participate in the event this year. Winners of the national competition have their names inscribed at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.For more information, call the Winsted Elks Lodge at 860-379-8045 or the Northwest Connecticut YMCA at 860-379-0708.