WIMBLEDON BALLOT – CLOSING DATE 14th FEBRUARY 2020
cannot enter the club ballot for Wimbledon tickets if you have not opted into
the ballot on the LTA website. You must be a member of British Tennis and also
need to be registered to Ember LTC to be eligible for our club ballot – these
are Wimbledon’s rules. Please note the
number of tickets we are allocated is directly related to the number of
British Tennis members we have registered. If you are unsure if you opted in,
ask me and I can check our listing. Please go to the web site www.lta.org.uk
Thursday drills sessions will continue on February 13th – please feel free to
come along at 6.45pm each week for free coaching with Rob. Please note there is no session on February 6th.
looking for a member to help promote the tennis section on social media. If you feel able to help, please let Sue know
SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR 2020
the time of year that we have to set the subscription level for the coming
year. The club, as many of you know, is
running at a small deficit and has put the club part of the subscription up £4. The tennis club has invested in 4 new courts
and floodlights in the last year, and despite getting a substantial pay out
from the insurance company, have a much reduced sinking fund and much larger
maintenance costs for the courts, especially the clay courts. We have taken the difficult decision to raise
the tennis subscription (there was no raise last year) by the price of a pint
(2 pints at the club bar) for the year. This does work out at only 10.7p per
week over the year. I do hope you will
all understand and continue your membership.
committee has met recently to discuss the coming year. We have several ideas in the pipeline, but
would welcome your feedback and ideas on these items, or any further events or
suggestions you have. Please email me or
talk to me if you have any great ideas, or just some comments – email@example.com. We would particularly like to hear what
social events you would be interested in?
- Increase member participation in free coaching, mix-ins, and social events
- Develop parent and child session, maybe on a Sunday afternoon
- Possible social events – Ladies evening (Indian theme again?), Spring event for members, Bank holiday tournaments, Christmas tournament and party, BBQ
- Club tournament (doubles partners to change after 2 wins in a row)
- Continue free drills session for members
Now the clocks have changed, Wednesday evening social mix-ins have resumed, running from 530pm. Open to all members and their guests. Come and join us and stay for a drink afterwards!