Committed to Promoting Tennis in Napa
Valley March 2016
Volume 8, Issue 2
and Round Robin!
Meeting, VOTE and play in the Mixed Round Robin
Saturday, March 26, 2-5pm
Mixed Round Robin
for details regarding sign-up.
If you are
interested in serving on the NVTA Board, please contact Cindi Glasier
A Message from our President
Hello NVTA Members!
We are going
to have our 2016 Spring Fling on Saturday March
26th from 2-5pm.
The formula is
going to be the usual mixed round robin format pot luck. We are
asking for a $20 entrance fee to go towards the court resurfacing we
are looking to finish by the end of this year.
This will also
be our annual Board election meeting to elect four members.
Matt Forbes, Tony Kelly, Susie Savino and Lynette Hunt's terms
It's good to have new members participate on the board so if you are
interested please contact Cindi Glaser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
· Full-year membership for
individuals is ONLY $100.
· Full-year membership for family is
· One-team membership is $50.
· Join or renew now for the full year
and play on multiple teams!
This is a 100%
Volunteer organization! Membership dues go towards maintaining our
club. Please send your check to NVTA, PO Box 2225, Napa, CA 94558,
drop off your check at Sportabout or go to the NVTA website to pay
via PayPal: napatennis.org
Your NVTA Membership Dues is tax-deductible. NVTA is a
501(3)c non-profit-- Don't forget to include this donation on your
taxes in April.
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New rule: if
Playoffs are not completed by the dates given by USTA Norcal, the
decision to advance is now subject to a Coin Toss...NO EXCEPTIONS..
per USTA Office.
Courts for Matches
PLEASE email Victoria, our court scheduler, of
cancelled matches so she can take the match off the calendar. It is
inconvenient for other captains and NVTA members who check the
calendar to see if matches are scheduled. Twice this week, two
captains asked for courts for make up matches but neither had
notified Victoria that they didn't need the courts for the originally
Please be considerate of your fellow captains and all NVTA members.
Sign up for
the Mixed Round Robin!
Come to NVTA's Annual Meeting and
Mixed Doubles Round Robin followed by a Pot Luck party!
26, at 2pm, arrive at 1:30 to check in and warm up.
your favorite beverage to share with fellow members and contribute
something for the Potluck (see below using the first letter
of your last name):
- A--G - dessert
- H--Q -
- R--Z - side
donation of $20 will gladly be accepted to go towards resurfacing our
- Your Name
- Your Partner's Name
- Level of Play for
you and your Partner
Power will be out on 3/23/16 from 9:00am to 3:30 p.m.
News -- 40+Mixed Team
Captain Tony Kelly reports...
40 plus MX team C
In a tight race for playoffs, with five teams. We have great
teammates willing to step in when needed.
News -- 55+ 6.0 Team
Victoria O'Donnell reports...
The 55 and over 6.0 team is going on to the Sectional Championships
in Folsom this weekend.
Pictured here getting ready for the matches are (from left to right)
David Roust, Teresa Levin, Graham Alcott, Victoria O'Donnell, Graham
Alcott, Yvonne Bell and Marc Levin. Also on the team are Alex
Lorraine, Mike Ball, Stan Boehm, Jacynthe Hamel, Carmen Contreras,
Jack Ring, Margaret Angelovich, Tom Kennelly, Margie Voss and Jesse
USTA League News -- 55+ 8.0 Team
Captain Sharon Rose reports...
Our NVTA 55 and over 8.0 mixed team will be going to Sectionals from
the 18th - 20th of March. This is the third year going...
Each year we have gone to Sectionals and
done well... Who knows maybe this year we will go all the way....
Support St. Helena Hospital - Volley in the Valley
Join the Fun
of Volley in the Valley This May
Helena Hospital by participating in the annual, two-day tennis
tournament May 1-2 at Meadowood Napa Valley.
Volley in the Valley Tennis Tournament brings together health and
sports enthusiasts to raise funds for St. Helena Hospital's Adventist
Heart Institute. Players participate in two outstanding days of
tennis at Meadowood Napa Valley and enjoy a spectacular dinner event
where celebrity speakers share inspiring life stories.
Sign up early
to join in the fun and friendship. Space is limited to the first 48
players and can accommodate up to 80 dinner attendees. For more
information on how to become a player, dinner attendee or sponsor,
2016 Napa Valley Tennis Classic
The Napa Valley Tennis Classic will be
held July 2-4. Mark your calendars. Our tournament, once again, was
rated Tournament of
the Year for 2.5 and 3.5 levels. Players will receive 1.5 points
and will play for third and fourth place at these levels.
Sportabout is Our local Tennis Shop!
Buy local and
support our friends at Sportabout!
Shoes-For anyone disappointed that your favorite tennis shoes
have been discontinued, we have new models that have gotten very good
response: the new Prince T-22 Lite and the new K-Swiss Hypercourt
Express. As for Racquets, the new line of Babolat Pure Aeros
are picking up steam as the prior AeroPro Drive models are
disappearing. Fees for Demo use are always applied toward
purchase price and our prices always match the lowest on-line prices
of current racquets.
non-tennis footwear, Birkenstock sandals are "in"
again even with the younger crowd. Sportabout has a strong
selection of Merrell, Teva, Keen, SAS, and Naot shoes sandals and
clogs for 2016. We have various insoles, arch supports and
orthotics to upgrade most any shoe. It's time to give your feet the
comfort they need during and after your hard-fought tennis matches.
The NVTA Board
would like to thank Tom Steinman, the owner/manager of Sportabout for
all the assistance he provides to the NVTA.
3204 Jefferson St., Napa
Corner ~ Support fellow Members!
Corner ~ Support fellow Members!
Productions is pleased to announce that it is now accepting original
unpublished short stories for its "Lucky Shorts" Short
Story Readers Theater festival. All submissions must be able to
be read in 10 minutes or less and must relate to a general
theme of Change and Growth. A committee will select 8 to 10 of
the best for a live reading by Lucky Penny actors on Sunday June
12th at 2 PM. Guidelines can be found online at our website www:luckypennynapa.com or
by calling 707-266-6305 to request a copy.
100% of the
proceeds from advertising in the Newsletter will go towards NVTA's
High School Tennis Scholarship Fund. We encourage you to support
our fellow NVTA tennis members.
Please Keep the Gates Closed!!
If you are the
last to leave the courts, please make sure the gates are closed and
locked. We have found them left open overnight several times recently
as well as the clubhouse doors.
Vandalism has been a big problem in
the past and we have spent a great deal of money on secure fencing
and motion lights. PLEASE help keep your courts in good condition by
locking up! None of us want extra repair expenses, right?
Also, please remember to return the NEW rollers to the protective
covers hanging on the fences.
The NVTA Court
Reporter newsletter will be published monthly. Please submit articles
and photos to Lorraine Fazzolare at email@example.com.