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Junior Tennis Outreach

January 15 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are pleased to have STYC once again be the host for our upcoming junior outreach program conducted by George Matus! This program is to help benefit the Nana Baby Children’s Home, the Boys and Girls Club, and the community of St. Thomas.  Former MLB baseball player Jabari Blash will also be presenting as guest speaker!

DATE: January 15th and January 16th

TIME: 2-6pm, 4-6pm

WHERE: Courts @ STYC

Background

In 2003, George Matus started offering free tennis lessons to kids growing up in challenging environments. Since then, over 4,000 youth have graduated from the program – keeping kids off the streets between the critical hours of 3-5 PM. Recent studies show sports (tennis in particular) vastly improve youth social skills, self-esteem and academic success in both math and grammar by 51% with over 81% participants attending college. George (a former NCAA D1 tennis athlete) now spends his time expanding the program influencing public policy working closely with governments worldwide creating sustainable youth and community upliftment programs through sports and STEM education. We are excited to host George’s sports program at STYC including youth success stories from local Major League Baseball guest speakers. Stop by the STYC courts to learn more and see the kids in action January 15, 2:00-6:00 and January 16, 4:00-6:00. For more information about the program, and how to potentially get involved, please email georgematus@gmail.com or contact STYC Tennis Director, Keith Bliska styctennis@gmail.com  It takes a village, we all belong.

Details

Date:
January 15
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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