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TENNIS ASSOCIATION

201 West 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Published On 8/6/2019
2019 Fisherman's Picnic Tennis Tournament Summary & Results
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Published On 5/25/2019
The tennis season is underway. The Spring Youth Tennis Session has 40 kids working with Coach Charley all month long. Outdoor pickleball has arrived with two courts available for play. And June is filled with fun tennis and pickleball activities. Read the newsletter to find out everything that is going on. And remember to check playtenniscookcounty.org to get full event details and registration.
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Published On 4/26/2019
Learn about all the exciting things happening at the CCTA this season. Youth and adult instruction begins May 6, outdoor tennis and pickleball play begins in May and CCTA Open House is June 1.
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Published On 4/20/2019
Exciting news regarding new outdoor pickleball play opportunities this summer in Grand Marais.
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Published On 4/2/2019
An interesting article discussing the evolution of tennis in Cook County
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Published On 1/24/2019
In this issue
-Call for Volunteers
-Winter play opportunities
-2019 Membership Campaign & Fund Raising
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Published On 9/26/2018
Annual operating results, financials, and strategic plan.
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Published On 8/30/2018
Join the CCTA at the WUNDERBAR on Wednesday September 12 for our annual meeting and dinner. Cocktails at 5:30, a short business meeting at 6:30 followed by a wonderful three course dinner and entertainment.

Cocktail hour will include a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, and classic Celtic music by Frozen Britches featuring CCTA member Tom Van Cleve and Erik Hahn.

In the business meeting, President Hennessy will highlight the growth and success of our tennis association in 2018 and discuss some of the important capital expenditure challenges we face moving forward.

Dinner will feature a three course plated meal with a choice of poached lake trout or lemon glazed chicken, served with rice pilaf and vegetable du jour. Salad and dessert tray is included. $25 per person including tax and gratuity.

Following dinner there will be live music and a campfire with s’mores provided by the Wunderbar.

Please register online at playtenniscookcounty.org o
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Published On 8/30/2018
Fall tennis classes with Charley are now open for registration. Weekly classes throughout September for kids ages 4-18. Keep building building skills learned in earlier sessions. For more information and registration go to playtenniscookcounty.org and click on Youth Fall Tennis Session in Upcoming Events on the home page.
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Published On 8/16/2018
With participants experiencing the full spectrum of Grand Marais weather, the 2018 Fisherman’s Picnic Tennis Tournament was successfully conducted August 3-5. Nearly 50 participants from several states and Canada made for a very competitive field and some great tennis. Tournament Directors Mark Summers and John Muus did a masterful job in scheduling around changing weather conditions ensuring all divisions were successfully concluded by Sunday afternoon. Thanks to all the participants and spectators for coming out and we look forward to seeing you next year! Final results follow:

Women's Open Singles:
Leeann Ryder (Thunder Bay) def. Kimberly Christopher (Thunder Bay), 6-0,6-2

Men's Open Singles:
Ryan Ortega (Winona) def. Jonathan Gould (Bloomington), 6-3, 1-6, 10-7 (tie-breaker)

Women's Open Doubles:
Kimberly Christopher) & Leeann Ryder (both Thunder Bay) def. Kathy Bolstad (Grand Marais) & Tina Kelly (Savannah,
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Published On 6/18/2018
Upcoming CCTA activities.
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Published On 6/1/2018
Upcoming June tennis and social activities
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Published On 5/15/2018
May 11 Tennis Activities Alert
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Published On 4/25/2018
Important April CCTA news regardomg new web site, May membership drive, spring youth tennis lessons, John Muus POP Tennis Clinic, and upcoming tennis and social events.
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Published On 4/9/2018
Spring Youth Tennis Program to start April 30. Open to all Cook County children ages 4-18 with interest in learning tennis or advancing their skills.
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Published On 3/21/2018
CCTA Announces June Junior Tennis Clinic
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Published On 3/20/2018
Grand Marais, Minn. – March 20, 2018 – The Cook County Tennis Association (CCTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles Darley as director of tennis instruction for the 2018 season. Darley will lead a comprehensive tennis teaching and training program for all levels of youth and adults at the Grand Marais tennis courts from April through September.
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Published On 3/15/2018
Early news on the appointment of Director Tennis Instruction, new web site, and upcoming 2018 tennis events.
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Published On 8/10/2022
WE have successfully hit our 10k mark!
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Published On 5/5/2022
Your contributions are starting to come in strong and make a lasting impact on the community! We are nearing the 8 Thousand Mark. Thank you for those that have donated and if you have not your contributions go a long ways in keeping Tennis and Pickle ball safe and fun in this community
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Published On 4/10/2022
We continue to march towards our goal of 10 thousand to reconstruct our beloved courts! Every contribution helps and its all thanks to you!
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Published On 3/30/2022
THANK YOU! We have achieved the half way mark to our goal of $10,000. We thank you for your contributions.
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Published On 3/29/2022
Cook County Tennis Association is beginning its member drive for donations to help complete reconstruction of the tennis courts. Please donate today.
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Published On 6/17/2021
Java Moose is sponsoring a fun social doubles series this summer. The first event is Saturday June 19 at 10:00 AM.
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Published On 6/1/2021
The CCTA kicks off the 2021 season with a fun open house on Saturday June 5 from 10-12. Everyone welcome. Now is the time to learn about CCTA tennis, pickleball and POP tennis in Cook County. Dust off your racquet and come and join us.
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Published On 5/28/2020
The Cook County tennis courts will be open for public play starting May 30th. All play is subject to the Safe Play Guidelines published here, on Facebook and at the courts. All CCTA activities and events for the 2020 season are cancelled.
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