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Tennis Court Repairs & a Water Fountain

$340 of $5,750 goal

Raised by 6 people in 49 months
The Denton Johnson Tennis Corporation needs your assistance in funding repairs and a water fountain for the tennis courts in Eatonville.

I am Tina McCall-Waters Founder/CEO of Denton Johnson Tennis Corporation a not-for-profit organization. Through partnership with Orange County School Board and Hungerford Elementary School, Denton Johnson Tennis Corporation (DJTC) was awarded "The Field of Dreams" grant from Orange County. With this grant DJTC has added the first phase of a tennis facility to afford the kids attending Hungerford Elementary, The Boys & Girls Club of Eatonville, and local kids of Eatonville the opportunity to learn the game of tennis at no cost.

The program services more than 500 kids a year, and continues to seek additional funding to support ongoing maintenance and support.

Immediate needs include:
"¢ Installation of a water fountain near the courts - Currently kids in the program are hydrated via coolers, ice and bottled water that are supplied through donations or via the Boys & Girls Club. It would be offset any health and safety concerns and be more economical to have access to water near the tennis courts

"¢ Repair of the fence surrounding the tennis courts which currently presents a safety concern - The fence surrounding the tennis courts is showing signs of wear and needs repair for safety reasons

"¢ Replacement of the bleacher screen/shade covers - The bleacher screen/shade cover is also showing signs of wear. The bleacher area is the main area where our kids can get out of the sun while hydrating themselves and resting during breaks.

The area where the courts are located is open and has no trees or buildings that would allow shade during peak practice time. Currently we facilitate escorting groups to The Boys & Girls Club for water, cool down and bathroom breaks. We graciously appreciate The Boys & Girls club for allowing access to their facility.


Let me thank you in advance for any support you can provide. I am confident that this goal can be met with everyone's gracious contribution. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Tina McCall-Wa
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Repairs are still needed at the tennis courts. Because of the financial delay tennis has been postponed until the summer after school is out.
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This beautiful weather in Florida:( has once again delayed us from getting on the tennis courts in Eatonville. Players don't get upset, hopefully there's beautiful weather next week, keep your fingers crossed.
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The fundraiser Holiday Tournament was great. All new participants as well as returnee enjoyed themselves and played plenty of tennis. Thank you parents for getting your kids out to play. We look forward to participating in more events throughout this year.
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The Holidays have passed and it's time to back in the swing of tennis. Practice starts back up Monday 1-12-15. Look to see you there!
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$340 of $5,750 goal

Raised by 6 people in 49 months
Created May 2, 2014
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$20
Suni Spencer
47 months ago

This program is a blessing

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Anonymous
48 months ago
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$100
Randie Frederick
49 months ago

Tina, Please accept this donation on behalf of my company, Realty Capital. Thank you very much for all that you do to help and nurture these young kids for all these years.

JL
$50
Jerrell Lowery
49 months ago

Call me when you can.

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