King Street Youth Center wins national award from the USTA

first_imgKing Street Youth Center wins national award from the USTAThe King Street Youth Center wins National Junior Tennis League Section of the Year Award from the United States Tennis Association. As part of this Award Executive Director Vicky Smith and Development Director Kelli Shonter were given scholarships to attend the Community Tennis Development Workshop in Las Vegas, NV (Feb. 21-24, 2008).The USTA National Junior Tennis League seeks to develop the character of young people through tennis and to emphasize the ideals of Arthur Ashe by: ” Reaching out to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to play the sport. ” Instilling in youngsters the values of leadership and academic excellence. ” Giving youngsters the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills so they can drive a lifetime of enjoyment form the sport.The King Street Youth Center has worked with the USTA since 2002 when the Kids on the Ball program was launched in partnership with the Sports and Fitness Edge. The Kids on the Ball program, created by local pro Jake Agna, provides an opportunity for low income Burlington children and youth to learn the great game of tennis. The King Street Youth Center currently brings tennis to Burlington youth through programming at the center, Burlington elementary and middle schools as well as tennis in the parks throughout the summer.The mission of the King Street Youth Center to promote personal and social wellness through educational, recreational and social programs.last_img read more

Cassandra Ranee Hummel

first_imgCassandra Ranee Hummel, 31, of Moores Hill passed away Thursday April 28, at Dearborn County Hospital at Lawrenceburg.  She was born Wednesday February 6, 1985 the daughter of Joseph and Phyllis (Fugate) Hummel.  She loved giving hugs, playing with her dog Toto, and making people laugh.  She loved her music and toys, and enjoyed holding babies.Cassandra is survived by parents, Phyllis (Bob) Crosthwaite of Moores Hill, father Joseph (Sherry) Hummel of Moores Hill, brothers Anthony Hummel of Dillsboro and Joshua Crosthwaite of Milford, Ohio, sisters: Theresa Ollman of Milan, Amber Gabbard, and Amber Elder both of Moores Hill. She was preceded in death by Paternal Grandparents: William J. (Rosella) Hummel; Maternal Grandparents: Jasper and Mary Fugate. Step Maternal Grandmother: Mattie Florence, one brother: James Hummel.Funeral services will be Monday May 2, 2016, 1PM at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home with Pastor Steven O’Brien of the Dillsboro Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery at Moores Hill.  Visitation will be 3-5 Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Riley Hospital for Kids through the funeral home.  Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 16717 Manchester St, PO Box 156, Moores Hill, In., 47032, (812)744-3280.  Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family.last_img read more