Bill Davis/News The new youth-sized tennis courts at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon were officially dedicated and handed over to the city at a ceremony Wednesday. Mount Vernon High School tennis coach Steve Tier, fifth from left, worked with city planners and members of the United States Tennis Association for nine years to get the six new courts, as well as resurfacing the existing courts. Attending the ceremony were, from left, USTA representative Jim Amick, Mount Vernon High School Athletic Director Justin Sanford, Mount Vernon city council member Susan Kahrl, Mount Vernon City Parks Department’s Jerry Clinger, Tier, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis, Mount Vernon Nazarene University Director of Facilities Operations Denny Taylor, MVNU Vice President Scott Peterson and benefactor Mark Ramser.

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The new youth-sized tennis courts at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon were officially dedicated and handed over to the city at a ceremony Wednesday. Mount Vernon High School tennis coach Steve Tier, fifth from left, worked with city planners and members of the United States Tennis Association for nine years to get the six new courts, as well as resurfacing the existing courts. Attending the ceremony were, from left, USTA representative Jim Amick, Mount Vernon High School Athletic Director Justin Sanford, Mount Vernon city council member Susan Kahrl, Mount Vernon City Parks Department’s Jerry Clinger, Tier, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis, Mount Vernon Nazarene University Director of Facilities Operations Denny Taylor, MVNU Vice President Scott Peterson and benefactor Mark Ramser. Request this photo

 

Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon High School tennis player Greg Gillen, right, instructs youth during Wednesday’s camp at Memorial Park. The camp began after the dedication of the new tennis courts.

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Mount Vernon High School tennis player Greg Gillen, right, instructs youth during Wednesday’s camp at Memorial Park. The camp began after the dedication of the new tennis courts. Request this photo

 

 

Bill Davis: 740-397-5333 or bdavis@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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