The following links are a best practice guide to becoming more involved in your community. They will show various examples from the previous seasons of programs that were rewarded grants.
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The Wisconsin women's tennis team sponsored a "Serving for Sandy" fundraiser, which helped raise money for the Red Hook Initiative. Click here for more.
The Duke women’s tennis team travelled to C.C. Spaulding Elementary School to teach students how to play the game of tennis. The Blue Devils worked with students on skills such as properly gripping the racket, juggling a ball on the racket and hitting a forehand, before putting on a demonstration.
Furman assistant women's tennis coach Christine Johnston and the Paladin women's tennis team hosted a bone marrow donor drive Tuesday, December 4, in honor of Johnston's cousin, Kim Roper. Roper, who has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Neither radiation therapy nor chemotherapy has controlled her cancer; therefore, she has become dependent on the National Bone Marrow Registry to find a match to help save her life.
Duke Women’s Tennis, together with fans in the Royal Blue Club, reached out to donors to collect 25 tennis racquets. The women’s team also coordinated with The Girls Club, which is a campus group that mentors middle school girls. The team was invited to the holiday event The Girls Club hosts for those they mentor and was able to present the racquets as well as share what it is like to balance college sports with academics and campus life.
Purdue men's tennis team took to the outdoor courts with 14 wheelchair tennis players for a two hour clinic put on by Purdue tennis and the Rehab Hospital of Indiana. Read More
Advantage Virginia Program at VCU- Overview of VCU's plan to help the city of Richmond become a leader in the tennis community.
Serve Up Some Hope- The Ohio State Women's Tennis Team involvement with the Stephanie Spielman Breast Cancer Research Fund.