Posted on December 3, 2013 by Ken
On Saturday, Dec 14, 2013, at 5:45pm, (play starts promptly at 6pm) the MPTC will hold a three division Monkeyshine tennis tournament at River Trails Tennis Center, followed by a dinner of pizza and salad from Jet’s in Arlington Hts… Thanks Food Director, Adam. Soft drinks, beer, + a dessert will also be provided. (BYOB if you like.)… For a total price of just 18.00
We will again be using the evite system for signing up, which was actually sent out a few days ago sent via email to all registered members. FYI, There are currently only about 6 spots left. If you are a member, but did not receive the evite email (check your spam)… then contact Prez Rick Liston asap at 847-840-9077. *Be aware that if you sign up, then need to drop out less than 48 hours prior to play… you very likely will still owe the club the $18!
A maximum of 36 members can play in the tournament. (If more than 36 members enter; then they will need to enter as a “Maybe / backup player” in the evite.) Please provide the $18 by cash or check when you arrive EARLY to play on Dec 14th. Thanks to Tournament Director, Jim Coogan for getting out the evite for this event.
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Posted on October 29, 2013 by Ken
On Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 5:45pm, (play starts promptly at 6pm) the MPTC will hold a three division Monkeyshine tennis tournament followed by a dinner salad with chicken strips and many other fixin’s all for only $18.00! Soft drinks, beer, + a dessert will also be provided. (BYOB if you like.)
We will again be using the evite system for signing up, which will be sent out via email to all registered members by tomorrow. However, be aware that If you sign up, then need to drop out less than 48 hours prior to play, (and we don’t have a sub replacement for you),… you will still owe the club the $18! A maximum of 36 members can play in the tournament. If more than 36 members enter; then they will need to enter as a “Maybe / backup player” in evite. Please provide the $18 by cash or check when you arrive EARLY to play on Nov 9th.
After the tennis and banquet, the Annual Meeting will be held where members will be asked to volunteer to run Tournaments / Food for the next twelve months. Kindly volunteer to help the club run effectively. Later, fashionable shirt awards will be given to tournament winners dating back to last November. Note that we will continue to list all Tournaments winners on our Schedule + Win List Page.
PS: Since the need for a Newsletter has been declining, now that we are posting all of the necessary information on this website… and conducting sign-ups via evite… we are currently suspending the publication of separate Newsletters at this time.
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Posted on September 25, 2013 by Ken
Notice was previously emailed out to all current members on our last evite message, and was posted in the Twitter Feed box on the main page of the http://www.mptennis.org website, but Keith Edmonson wanted to make sure by this Friday (for visitation) that if anyone was a friend (and/or know of other friends) of former member Dan Hill, that they were aware of his passing. Click on his name here: DANIEL D. HILL for the Daily Herald write-up. Note that an earlier 2011 posting was also done regarding Dan in: Christmas Letter. Feel free to comment below.
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Posted on September 16, 2013 by Ken
On Saturday, September 28th at 8:30 am the Mount Prospect Tennis Club will hold an additional three division Monkeyshine Tournament with refreshments all for $3.00 per person. Rick Liston will bring ice cold water, pop, Ken’s OJ and 7-up drink, along with some fruit and coffee cake. There will be a maximum of 32 players for the tournament. If more than 32 members apply, then those members should put their name on the evite “Maybe” waiting list.
Awards will be given out for first (and possibly second place if enough players are in each bracket). We will again be using www.evite.com for registration. The evite is scheduled to go out by late Tues 9/17/13. Only registered, current season members will receive invitations. Please let us know if you don’t receive this evite by this Wednesday morning. Note that we record all 2013 paid members on our page: 2013 Paid Please help us record any missing member information as indicated on that page by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org (Especially email addresses + ph#s).
In this Monkeyshine you will be paired up with the same partner for all 4 rounds. Pairings will be calculated to keep the play competitive. In addition, we are asking players which (same level) opponents they would like to compete against.
Sign up early so we can work on good rotations. Sign up for our Twitter feed for any last-minute (weather) updates. Note that this Twitter feed is also recorded on this website.
Note that when you commit to signing up you owe the Club the money for the tournament unless you cancel 24hrs prior ro play. When someone does not show or cancels late, it can be difficult to fill the spots. In addition, the Club may also have to offer someone free play to fill in.
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Posted on September 12, 2013 by Ken
Posted on August 20, 2013 by Ken
Fellow MPTC member Hart Peistrup writes about some permanent court time in the Fall that he and other MPTC members have been participating in via a different tennis group…
“The Racqueteers Tennis Club has been playing mixed doubles at River Trails Tennis Center in Arlington Heights for the past few years. We play from 6 to 8 p.m. every other Sunday, starting on September 15. Hart Peistrup, Nancy Todd, Nick Kouvelis, and Carmella Tenuta played with the group the past two years. Last year we played on four courts and changed partners and opponents every ½ hour. We will play 8 Sundays this fall and 8 Sundays during the winter/spring of next year.
The cost for the annual membership is only $10 and the cost per session (to play and to eat a light snack) is $17. The club provides new tennis balls each session. If you would like to receive additional information or want to be a regular player or a substitute in this Sunday evening tennis group then contact Hart at 773-996-8050 or email@example.com
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