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The Smash: Issue #16

October 20, 2017 09:06 AM




Issue #16,  October 20, 2017


THE SMASH is a periodic email newsletter of the Alpine Regional Tennis Association (ARTA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed to promote tennis in Northern Michigan.  You are receiving this email because we would like to keep you up to date about exciting tennis activities underway in our Gaylord community, including efforts to construct four new courts at the Sportsplex. 

REMINDER:  IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO ORDERYou can still order beautiful ‘greens” for your home or business thru Friday, November 3, 2017.  Pick up is at the Sportsplex on Wednesday, November 18th between 11am and 3pm.  The 29th Annual Holiday Greens Sale order form is HERE.  If you have questions, contact Betty Hartmann at  231-546-2100.


All proceeds will be used to promote healthy tennis programming and quality facilities in our community.  ARTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


New Tennis Courts Update   The new tennis courts at the Sportsplex are progressing nicely.  The layers and layers of base material was finished and the top layers of asphalt are in place.  The Fencing is almost complete and the surface painting and gardens will have to wait until next spring when the weather is a little warmer.  A full tennis schedule for spring programming will be announced as soon as it is finalized.  The Energy Outlet walking track is completed and other renovations and updates to the park are in progress. Stop by and take a look! 



CHEMICAL BANK EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERS The Sportsplex and ARTA would like to thank employees from Chemical Bank for all their hard work to make the grounds around the new tennis courts pristine.  Employees participate in Chemical Bank Cares Day and volunteer on their day off work to improve their community in so many ways…. Thank you Chemical Bank!  Pictured from left to right are: Sandy Kroll, Jessica Puroll, Lisa Daly and Lisa Slivinski.