USTA awards 27,5000 to tennis programs

USTA awards 27,5000 to tennis programs
July 11, 2012, 10:09 pm
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6, 2012 - USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced it has awarded grants to two Washington D.C.-area programs. The Recreation Wish List Committee received 12,500 and theWashington Tennis & Education Foundation received 15,000. .

The Recreation Wish List Committee (RWLC) started in 1995 and has worked to support and create a safe environment for the District of Columbias youth to grow and play. We are thrilled to have been awarded this grant from USTA, said Cora Masters Barry, President and CEO of the Recreation Wish List Committee. We continue to see great growth and success in our Tennis Scholars and are honored to be recognized for our work.

The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF) was founded in 1955 as an organization designed to help disadvantaged youth through tennis. Since then, it has evolved into an organization that provides academic help to at-risk children by helping them toapply the lessons learned on the tennis court and in the classroom.