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COOK COUNTY TENNIS
ASSOCIATION

201 West 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Mission & Values


The mission of the CCTA is to promote and develop the growth of tennis in Cook County through providing quality tennis programs, events and instruction for all ability levels in a safe, healthy and engaging environment.

The CCTA strives to offer high quality events and programming with well qualified and enthusiastic instructors along with a top rated tennis facility.

We aim to manage our finances in a sound and effective manner to best support our mission.

As an inclusive organization, the the CCTA provides equal opportunity to all those interested in playing a role in the CCTA, whether as a player, volunteer, or in leadership.

Our success rests in partnering with tennis and community organizations including the USTA, Cook County YMCA, , Cook County area schools, Cook County Government, City of Grand Marais, Cook County Chamber of Commerce, Visit Cook County and local businesses.


History


The CCTA was founded in 1992 through the dedicated effort of a small group of tennis enthusiasts.
While many individuals have contributed to the success of the CCTA, a few have made sustained contributions over many years including Francis Jarchow, Rod Wannebo, John Muus, Mark Summers, Audrey Houlett, Gene Glader, and Kathy Bolstad.  And a special thank you to all volunteers who have made the CCTA such a successful organization.  

Overcoming numerous challenges, most notably weather and financial, the CCTA today is a robust organization with approximately 100 members, five hard surface courts, lighting, practice center and viewing stands.

The CCTA offers an extensive instruction program with a strong emphasis on encouraging junior play, holds numerous family friendly social events throughout the summer, and hosts the annual Fisherman's Picnic Tournament.

2018 Donors

Thank you to all our generous supporters.  We would not be able to continue our tennis instruction, weekly and tournament play, and social events without your generous support.

Sustaining Donors

Kathryn Bolstad
Mike Carlson
Marcia Cushmore
Charles Darley
Gene & Laureen Glader
Robert & Brenda Gordon
Don & Gerry Grant
William Hennessy
Tex Hoy
Frances Jarchow
Marlys Johnson
John & Cindy Muus
Phyllis Olson
George Oullis
Walt & Anne Penny
Robert & Marie Reed
Richard & Bonnie Swanson
Rod & Paule Wannebo



Supporting Donors

Elyse Burton
William Doucette
Colin Gordon
Kate Gordon Murphy
Amy Murphy
Paul & Bonnie Muus
Craig Peterson
Peter Ranum
William Thomas
David Witte
Business Donors

Blue Water Cafe
Buck's Hardware Hank
First & Second Thrift Store
Lake Superior Trading Post
My Sisters Place
North Shore Federal Credit Union 
Statewide Insurance







2017 Donors

 

Sustaining Members & Donors

Lee & Scott Bergstrom
Kathryn Bolstad
Mike Carlson
Robert and Brenda Gordon
Don & Gerry Grant
William Hennessy
Tex Hoy
Frances Jarchow
John & Cindy Muus
Phyllis Olson
George Oullis
Anne Penny
Robert & Marie Reed
Richard & Bonnie Swanson
Rod & Paule Wannebo

Businesses
Blue Water Cafe
Buck's Hardware
Lake Superior Trading Post
Norshore Insurance
North Shore Fed Credit Union
Supporting Members & Donors

Gregg & Lynne Chalmers
Marcia Cushmore
Bill Doucette
Gene & Laureen Glader
Janet Hadley
Susan Hannah
Miryam Kabakov
Bruce Leng
Paul & Bonnie Muus
Craig Peterson
Peter Ranum
Julia & Anthony Rau
Jim Rinquist
Jack Snow
Bill Thomas

Businesses
First & Second Thrift Store (Frankie Jarchow, 
Gerry Grant, Marlys Johnson)
White Pine North
My Sister's Place


 



Board of Directors & Volunteers

      
Richard Swanson        President
      
Eugene Glader            Secretary
      
Jennifer Plahuta         Finance & Membership
      
Robert Gordon           Marketing
     
Kyle Oberg                   Youth Programs
      
Bob Pranis                   Pickleball 
      
Mike Carlson               Facilities
      
Rod Wannebo             At Large
        
Butch Piepho               At Large

Marie Reed                  Grants 
      
      
      
Dr. Charles Darley      Director of Tennis Instruction
      
Carl Johnson                Tennis Instruction
      
John Muus                   POP Tennis & Fisherman's Picnic Tournament
      
Mark Summers           Fisherman's Picnic Tournament
      
Karen Blackburn         Accounting