The city of De Soto is starting a new sponsorship program to help the community's youth get the same opportunity to participate in the city's activities.
The funds generated from the program will go toward scholarships for youth needing financial assistance, uniforms and for updating equipment.
Sponsorships range from $200 to $725 and are renewable annually at a reduced rate.
Deadlines for sponsorship for youth basketball as well as a summer sponsorship for baseball and softball is Dec. 1.
Deadline for sponsorship for softball and baseball programs is March 2, 2007.
For more information, call Justin Huslig at 583-1182, ext. 131 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.