AAACTA Advantage
 News from the Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association             April 2012
 

 
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A community organization dedicated to supporting and promoting tennis
in the Ann Arbor area.


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Save These Dates!
2012 Ann Arbor City Tournament 

Registration details to follow soon!
  • Adult Mixed Doubles - June 9-10 
  • Adult Singles - July 11-15  
  • Juniors - July 26-27  
  • Adult Doubles - July 27-29   

  • Town Tennis - July 29
    Finals, kids' games, hot dogs, friends ... 
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Support A2 Tennis - Be a Tournament Sponsor 
AAACTA activities such as the Middle School Program rely on the success of the A2 City Tournament.  Please consider a cash or in-kind donation.  AAACTA thanks you!
 
Sponsorship Brochure with complete details.  Or contact Irfan Bhabhrawala, (734) 646-0991 
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Middle School Volunteers

 AAACTA's after-school program at Ann Arbor middle schools is off and running this week!
  • Interested in being a substitute volunteer?
    3 to 4pm. Clague &  Scarlett on Mondays; Tappan, AA Open & Slauson boys on Tuesdays; Slauson girls on Wednesdays; Forsythe on Thursdays.      
  • How about helping out at the season-ending tournament, Friday, June 8th, at VTC
Contact Helen Peters and Barbara Wasneski at  middleschool@aaacta.org 
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Tennis Fundraiser for ALS

Friday, May 18 
6 - 9 pm 
Liberty Athletic Club 
 
In memory of George Peapples 
Family-devoted, civic-minded, tennis-lovin', all-around great guy. 
All proceeds go to ALS Association, Michigan Chapter
Full details including sign-up info

Event organized by friends of George Peapples.  Questions: Contact Mary Beth Putnam
Thank you to Liberty Athletic Club their support!  
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Singles Ladder for Retirees 

Ron Swartz, local tennis player, is organizing some congenial good fun. 
  • Players close to or over 70 years old   
  • USTA rating of about 3.0.   
  • Outdoors or indoors, whenever and wherever 2 people agree to play
  • Ron will e-mail the ladder list to members about once a week if there has been changes.   
  • Challenge rules, number of sets, etc can be decided by the members vie e-mail discussion and vote. 
The general purpose is to have a list of congenial, about equal players, so one can easily find a match for good fun and exercise whenever the weather permits.

Email Ron Schwartz and let the play begin!  
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Coaches' Workshop


Here's to AAACTA's Middle School coaches who came out to the Varsity Tennis Center on Saturday, April 23.  35 coaches worked on - and played at - the fine points of teaching beginner tennis. The USTA workshop was coordinated by Helen Peters. 
Thanks Helen! 
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Sandell Bennett
AAACTA Newsletter Editor
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