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home : sports : local sports July 28, 2015

2/7/2013 11:13:00 AM
Green receives volunteer award
Al Marshall (left), S.C. Tennis president, presents Howard Green (right), of Greenwood, this year’s South Carolina Volunteer of the Year Award.(Photo submitted)
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Al Marshall (left), S.C. Tennis president, presents Howard Green (right), of Greenwood, this year’s South Carolina Volunteer of the Year Award.
(Photo submitted)

Howard Green is the recipient of this year’s South Carolina Volunteer of the Year Award.

Green has served as the Greenwood Community Tennis Association president the past two years. During that time, he was instrumental in organizing Tennis in the Mall, Tennis in the Park (Greenwood Civic Center) and Tennis Sports Court at this year’s Festival of Discovery.

The award is recognized by the United State Tennis Association, Southern Region. Green received the award due to his dedication to promoting tennis within his local community. 

Green has also been very active with junior tennis in Greenwood for several years. He has given tennis clinics and been active in forming a junior tennis league. Through his efforts, numerous children and adults have been introduced to the game of tennis.

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Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Article comment by: Tina Johnson

Congratulations Howard! You are the best and thank you for doing so much for Greenwood Tennis and giving us all those free clinics...when you did not have to do this. We love you Howard! Tina

Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Article comment by: Amaryllis Turman

Glad Howard is getting this well deserved recognition. He is really generous with his time when it comes to giving to the community.

Thanks Howard for all those tennis lessons!

Posted: Monday, February 11, 2013
Article comment by: Tina Escalona

Congrats Howard! You are a very giving individual and a terrific example of service to others in our community. Your award is well deserved!

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Article comment by: Caroline Ross

Congrats Coach Howard!!! You're a great coach and you definitely deserve this award! Looking forward to our lesson on Saturday! Congrats again

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