More than 200 fourth and fifth graders from Richmond will showcase their QuickStart tennis skills April 27 at the eighth annual Young Aces Open at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Mary and Frances Youth Center.
Parson will contribute to the implementation of the Youth Program Quality Intervention program through data management and analysis.
The center completed the $34,000 refurbishment of its two 8-year-old outdoor hard courts last week.
King will assist in coordinating the Discovery program and is responsible for the management of the Safety and Protection of Minors Policy on campus.
The honor for “embracing change as a strategy to grow tennis” comes after years of service to the Richmond community.
The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at MFYC, located at 120 South Linden Street on the VCU Monroe Park Campus.
The Open Tennis Program is offered to rising first through sixth graders for seven sessions on Thursdays, October 8 to November 19.
The article highlights the service of VCU students Helen Westergren and Elisa Rudolph who are hosting their own week-long day camp for adolescents in grades 6-8 as part of 1708 Gallery’s 10 x 10 series.
The annual event brings together hundreds of leaders from around the country who are working to get all young people ready by 21 – for college, work and life.
The Mary and Frances Youth Center will offer summer programming for rising Kindergarteners through ninth graders June 22 through July 17, 2015.
The Mary and Frances Youth Center (MFYC) hosted a Middle School Collegiate Clinic March 3 at the youth center and Thalhimer Tennis Center.
Get the latest news and updates about various youth activities at the center and volunteer spotlights from the Mary and Frances Youth Center.
"Lobs & Lights," a 10th anniversary celebration of the VCU Mary and Frances Youth Center's Lobs & Lessons youth tennis program, was held Oct. 25.
Lobs & Lessons Summer Program at VCU offers tennis instruction alongside lessons on how to live a healthy lifestyle to children in grades K-9.
The Discovery Summer Program sparks future career exploration for sixth through eighth graders.
Fifty-three youth participating in the Mary and Frances Youth Center's Lobs & Lessons program got the chance to experience tennis as someone using a wheelchair would May 19-21.