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2005 Florida Tennis in the Park Award Winners

July 25, 2005 10:38 AM
USA Tennis Florida is pleased to announce the following Parks and Recreation agencies and Community Tennis Associations who recently were awarded grants to promote and develop tennis in Florida’s public parks. USA Tennis Florida contributed a total of $19,000 for tennis programming, equipment, staffing, and marketing and advertising that will help these agencies initiate or expand their tennis activities.  We look forward to hearing many success stories from the public parks – Tennis Starts in Parks!

Boys and Girls Club of Miami, Inc.
Brevard County Parks and Recreation
City of Lauderdale Lakes: Vincent Torres Park
City of Lauderhill Parks & Leisure Services Department
City of Palm Coast Recreation and Parks Department
City of Plant City Recreation & Park Department
City of Rivera Beach Parks & Recreation
City Tennis, Inc. (Orlando)
Denton Johnson Tennis Corporation (Eatonville)
First Coast Tennis Foundation (Jacksonville)       
Greater Miami Tennis Foundation, Inc.
Miami-Dade County Park & Recreation Department – Region 1
Polk County Tennis Association (Lakeland)
Royal Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department
St. Lucie County Recreation & Parks
Tallahassee Parks and Recreation

Look for the 2006 Tennis in the Parks information this fall!  The USTA and NRPA will announce the next grant opportunity in the Fall of 2005.  For more information, please contact Linda Curtis, Coordinator of Community Development for USA Tennis Florida, at 386-671-8934 or at curtisL@florida.usta.com






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