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Arthur Ashe

In 1975, Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Wimbledon singles title as he defeated Jimmy Connors, 6-1, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.

NORWAY -- New York has nothing on the town of Norway. TEAM Norway will host the first ever Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on Saturday, Aug. 24, while the same event will be playing out in New York at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

TEAM Norway’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day will bring tennis and fun to the community, featuring games and activities, and reflecting on the legacy of Arthur Ashe not only as a tennis champion, but also as an ambassador for social justice, health and humanitarian issues.

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TEAM Norway is collaboration between South Carolina Tennis Hall of Famer Domino Boulware and Fease Hart of Bushy Pond Baptist Church, along with Coach Calvin Woods of Columbia, Irma Brooks of Elgin, and Yvonne and Steve Williams, formerly of Norway.

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TEAM Norway has been hosting Family Tennis Nights as a part of the United States Tennis Association Southern Region’s initiative aimed at introducing new families to the game of tennis. The goal of the group is to allow community members to experience a sport that can be played for a lifetime and to give young people and their families something the entire family can engage in and learn together, thereby building stronger family bonds, living healthier lives, as well as attracting economic development to the community through tennis.

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TEAM Norway’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is an opportunity for the entire community to come together to socialize and celebrate through tennis and fellowship.

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TEAM Norway’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is free and open to the public, and will be held on August 24th from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Norway Park Tennis Courts located at 8470 Savannah Highway.

For more information, contact Domino Boulware at 803-530-4497, or dominoboulware@gmail.com; or Fease Hart at 803-218-8252, or at fshart73@gmail.com.

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