|NC Tennis Hall of Fame selects Barbera, Dillon for class of 2016|
The North Carolina Tennis Foundation has selected Mary Lloyd Hodges Barbera and Mark Dillon as the inductees for the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame class of 2016. The induction will take place at USTA North Carolina’s Tennis Weekend, an annual state meeting of tennis volunteers and professionals held in Pinehurst, N.C., in January.
North Carolina Tennis Foundation offers grants totaling $11,000
Concluding in 2006, the NC Tennis Foundation completed a capital campaign raising over $1.7 million. A portion of that money went to help create a new NC Tennis Hall of Fame which opened at the Harold T. and Mildred F. Southern North Carolina Tennis Center in 2008.
Donate today! If you are interested in making a donation to the North Carolina Tennis Foundation, send a check to NCTF, 2709 Henry Street, Greensboro, NC 27405. If this is a memorial, please indicate that on the check.
Julia Anne Holt passes away at 83
Julia Anne Holt passed away on Friday, May 30, 2015, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center while surrounded by her family and friends.The family will receive friends at Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel on Friendly Ave. in Greensboro on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m.
NC Tennis Hall of Fame member Bob Light passes away
Robert George Light, known to many as "Coach Bob Light", age 88, of Horseshoe Drive, Boone, passed away Monday morning, May 11, 2015, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Lenoir.
Bob was born April 27, 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri, a son of the late Walter Marion Light and Joy George Light. He was a Member of the First Presbyterian Church of Boone.