This is Heartland Happenings. Your guide to local events throughout the community for the week of June 11

Get ready to get down and dirty! This weekend the 9th Annual Dirty Dozen returns! Feel great and help raise money for first responders.  Sign up at

The Heartland Spartans Cornhole Fundraiser Tournament is Saturday, June 15th at Desoto City Ball Field in Sebring. Entry fee is $30 per team and is a blind draw, double elimination. Raffles and cash prizes available. The fun goes from 10am – 4pm. To sponsor or sign up call Richard at 863-449-1541

The Ridge Area Arc invites all ladies to Inn on the Lakes Hotel, July 12th, for a special event, “Heels that Heal.” Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne, guest speakers, and prizes while benefiting the ladies of the Arc. To sponsor the event or for more details call Donna at 863-452-1295

Have a blast July 13th at Vet Jam Summer Fest! From 10am – 8pm Loyal Order of the Moose in Sebring is the place to be for family fun, car shows, tasty food, live music, prizes, and much more! And don’t forget to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Drummer Bob’s Toy Drive. For more details call 863-440-4554

The Highlands County Tennis Association invites your child to stay active and attend summer tennis camp. From now thru August 2nd, bring your child to the Country Club of Sebring from 9am to noon for lessons, lunch and a free t-shirt. Weekly sessions are $100 per player and for ages 6-18. Call Horace for more details 863-386-4282

That’s Heartland Happenings. If your group or organization have an event coming up, email