Virtual Silent Auction – Art of Giving Fundraiser

MARK YOUR CALENDAR TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS AUCTION SEPTEMBER 7 – 12, 2021 You’ll need to register to set up your bidder account on the auction website where you can preview items to bid on before the actual auction. Click now for a sneak peek at what's up for auction...more will be added before the [...]

By |2021-09-01T12:04:01-04:00August 10th, 2021|Fundraisers, In the Spotlight, Main Box, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Virtual Fitness Challenge

It's time to spring into fitness with our Virtual Fitness Challenge. Let's Get Moving! Special Pops is very happy to kick off our VIRTUAL FITNESS CHALLENGE to encourage Athletes, friends and family to have fun and get moving! The challenge to Athletes is to RUN, WALK, BIKE, JUMP ROPE or DANCE your way into the [...]

By |2021-03-05T09:59:51-05:00March 3rd, 2021|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on Virtual Fitness Challenge

Georgians with I/DD and Their Caregivers Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines on March 8

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is encouraged by the state’s decision to include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their caregivers in the next round of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. According to Governor Kemp’s press conference on February 25, 2021, revisions to Georgia’s vaccination plan will go into effect on March 8. That means people with I/DD and their caregivers, as well as family members of children [...]

By |2021-02-27T09:48:42-05:00February 27th, 2021|COVID-19 Pandemic, In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Georgians with I/DD and Their Caregivers Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines on March 8

New Training Video for 2020

The volunteers at PTC Special Pops Tennis have worked hard to put together an instructional video we can have our athletes access this fall to encourage them to keep up their tennis skills and to know we are thinking about them and look forward to when we can resume on court sessions. Special thanks to [...]

By |2020-09-17T10:08:13-04:00September 17th, 2020|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on New Training Video for 2020

SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Cancelled

We regret to inform you that the USTA Southern SPUD Championships in Belton, SC originally scheduled for July 23-24, 2020 have been cancelled. Due to the continuing risks of COVID-19 and the dynamics specific to this event, the USTA Southern Adaptive/Special Pops committee has determined it in the best interest of all parties to postpone [...]

By |2020-07-01T08:53:00-04:00July 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Pandemic, In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Cancelled

USTA Southern Awards Luncheon

Event - USTA Southern Awards Luncheon held at Marriott - Perimeter on Saturday January 18, 2020. Award received - USTA Southern Special Tennis Event of the Year - SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Laura Ferrer, mother of SPT Athlete Allison Ferrer, says "Our family had the honor to attend the USTA Southern Section Awards Luncheon [...]

By |2020-03-04T17:34:40-05:00January 18th, 2020|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on USTA Southern Awards Luncheon

Tennis Industry Magazine Article

Read the Article: http://www.tennisindustrymag.com/issues/201911/positive-spin.php Tennis Industry Magazine - Full Issue: http://www.tennisindustrymag.com/issues/201911/index.php

By |2020-03-04T17:36:24-05:00November 11th, 2019|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Tennis Industry Magazine Article

It’s a family affair!

It’s a family affair! “What brought you to Special Pops Tennis?” we ask all our volunteers. Some answers are pretty obvious, others less so. A desire to honor a dear friend, teacher, mentor and coach brought the Sutkus family our way this year. Jill and Michael Sutkus, daughter Julia (18) and son AJ (12) were [...]

By |2019-06-14T12:29:40-04:00June 14th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Testimonials|Comments Off on It’s a family affair!

SPT Executive Director travels to Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympics World Games

SPT Executive Director Jim Hamm’s Travel Experiences as a member of Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE This trip was my fourth experience at a World Games event. Previously, I had traveled to Dublin, Ireland; Athens, Greece; and Los Angeles, CA. There was no doubt that this trip [...]

By |2019-04-10T15:24:37-04:00April 10th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Main Box, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SPT Executive Director travels to Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympics World Games
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