Our Next Meeting

Happy New Year! Our next meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 12th @ 5:30 p.m. We will meet in the conference room on the back side of Duval Place at 971 West Duval Street in Lake City, Florida.


Our mission is to promote the development of tennis as a means of healthy recreation and physical fitness for everyone in our community by assisting in the creation of a countywide Community Tennis Facility.

Call To Order: President Dolly Robinson called the meeting to order at 5:35 PM.
Members in attendance included Dolly Robinson, Linda Williams, Mike Null, Glenn
Hunter, Joe Hinkle, Richard Johnson, Marcia Kazmierski, Laura Null, Laura Hunter, Jeb
Stuart, Al Royal and Sandra Buck-Camp. Also in attendance was a guest, County
Commissioner Tim Murphy. (George English of the Fl. USTA, Tom Moore and Adam
Crocker had provided notice of unavailability).

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by L. Null and seconded by L. Williams to
approve minutes for the June 12, 2017 meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Old Business: President Robinson provided an overview of the Montgomery Junior
Summer Camp that was completed last week and the Scholarships now underway. She
expressed great appreciation to Pierce Kelley and the Florida Youth Tennis Foundation
for the grant funding and contribution for the camp and the scholarships. M. Null, L.
Null, L. Williams added additional comments. Thanks was also given to Mr. Bruce
Robinson for funding the refreshments that were furnished during picture day of the
camp and to Laurie Williams Giebeig for creating the Certificates of Participation.

President Robinson thanked the CTA volunteers that assisted Coach Moore on various
days including Mike Null, Laura Null, Linda Williams, Joe Hinkle, Jim Verducci and
CHS Team players Reid Worley, Cassidy Lear and Christian Chiong in addition to
herself for assisting throughout.

L. Williams provided the Boys and Girls Club Directors copies of photos of each of the
participants and expressed appreciation for their overwhelming support and

President Robinson announced that the grant funds received from the FYT Foundation
will be used primarily for paying the certified coach, Tom Moore, for providing
instruction. Motion by M. Null to make payment to Coach Moore in the amount of
$720.00; seconded by M. Kazmierski; motion carried unanimously. It was noted a 1099
would have to be issued.

Other: M. Null gave an update on the funding and construction of new tennis courts by
the City of Lake City. The Council is scheduled to take an official vote to approve the
funding and contract during its next regular meeting on August 21st.

Commissioner Murphy spoke of the recently completed new tiles on the courts at Fort
White and Winfield. He also expressed that he thought the two existing courts in
Young’s Park may be refinished. Commissioner Murphy encouraged the members of the
CTA to continue in the direction of providing tennis outreach to the community.

New Business: President Robinson appointed L. Hunter and J. Stuart to a planning
committee to work on an adult tennis play day/weekend to be held in the fall and possibly
at CHS.

Treasurer Mr. Hinkle reported there is $1,409.74 with pending payments for printing cost
in the amount of $100 and the payment for coaching.

L. Williams gave pricing on T-Shirts that can be ordered for members of our CTA. More
information will be forthcoming.

President Robinson appointed M. Null, L. Williams and J. Hinkle to meet for submitting
a funding request to the County. This committee will meet on August 15th.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:50 PM. Next meeting to be held on September 11, 2017.

Our Board

The Lake City Columbia Community Tennis Association is a grassroots organization run by volunteers who are passionate about the continued success of tennis in our community.

Dolly Robinson President

John Lear Vice President

Mike Null Secretary

Joe Hinkle Treasurer