If you have read/watched the news lately, you have seen the articles about the violence in Chicago. We have been asked to help by donating pickleball paddles. Ric Pruitt (USAPA Ambassador) has been introducing Pickleball to young kids and adults as an alternative to joining gangs around the Ellis Park Recreational Center. They believe they can get 100+ kids into the program if they have enough paddles and balls. As a club, we have taken on this challenge and are asking for club members help. Over the next two weekends, the club will be accepting any/all paddle donations in the pavilion from 8-11 AM on May 12-13 and again on May 19-20. If you have any question, please call or email Colleen Grimes at email@example.com or 757-215-6348.
Summer league is returning in June. The league will be run on Mondays from June 11 – September 10 at 7 AM. The league is open to all players 2.5 – 4.0+ levels. If you are interested in playing in the summer league, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration will close June 4.
Lastly, there was a paddle left on court 8 on Wednesday morning. Please contact Craig Soubliere to claim it.