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.