Friday, January 16, 2015

National Pickleball Champion plays at East Naples Community Park

New Courts in Punta Gorda on the River!

It's official the Pickleball Courts at Gilchrist Park are ready and waiting for the games to begin! Ribbon cutting ceremony was held and well attended by a very large group of Pickleball players, the City Mayor and City Council. Pickleball Regional Champion, Scott Tingley, City of Punta Gorda’s local Pro and Kyle Yates, Pickleball National Champion were on hand to provide a short demonstration.
 — at Beautiful Downtown Punta Gorda Historic District !

 Thank you Kyle Yates for spending time with us at ENCP!

Monday, January 12, 2015

Recent Pickleball Happenings

Some of the volunteers that helped bring pickleball to the Avalon Elementary School in East Naples, FL!  The Students and teachers put on a spectacular Volunteer Appreciation Day!  Certificates, trophy's and plants grown by the students were presented to all.  We thank you for allowing us to bring pickleball to you!
Pictured are Karl Lombel, Jim Smith, Carol Stuckey, John Flanagan, Jim Ludwig, Nancy Harper, Carol Caefer, Linda Farley, Anne Merrill, Gail Jenkins, Judy Varty, Jim Gambino
Missing from the picture, as many snowbirds have returned back north are: Our leader Debbie Noble, Cole Felser, Carl Massa, Carol Robaut, Nancy Robertson, Sally Hudgins, Syble Nordstrand.

Special Thanks to Laura Mahn & Dr. Francine Eufemia for your support and enthusiasm for pickleball!