Monthly Archives: Jul 2019

Found

Found at Harris Township Park at Elm Road – medical ID bracelet. Contact the township to claim.

Also, from previous months – found pickleball paddle(s). Ditto.

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HTP at Elm courts reserved Wednesday July 24

This Wednesday (July 24) morning from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, two or more of the pickleball courts at Harris Township Park at Elm Road are reserved by the township. The final number is subject to attendance at the event – a clinic by a pickleball pro.
The public is invited to watch, free.

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Pickleball pro at Harris Township courts July 24; tournament at Notre Dame August 3&4

Pickleball continues to grow in popularity. Upcoming local events offer opportunities to learn more about the sport and observe top caliber players in action.

Michiana Midwest Classic at Notre Dame

For the second year in a row there will be a competitive pickleball tournament with a national draw of over 200 participants including those ranked 5.0, the highest available from the USA Pickleball Association (USAPA). The event is free and open to the public at the Compton Ice Arena on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, Saturday August 3rd and Sunday August 4th.

The tournament is coordinated by the Michiana Pickleball Association. Inquiries may be directed to http://michianapickleballclub.org or Nick Falletta, President at 574-344-9393.

Clinic by Pickleball pro Laura Fenton Kovanda

This recognized expert will teach techniques on Wednesday July 24 (9 am to noon) at Harris Township’s pickleball courts on Elm Road, between the Harris branch library and fire station. Participating in the clinic requires a fee, but watching from the sidelines is free and open to the public. Contact the Michiana Pickleball Association for more information.

Introduction to Pickleball lessons

One hour sessions are held at 6pm on the first and third Mondays of each month into September, at the same Harris Township Park at Elm Road courts. Instructors are volunteers from the Michiana Pickleball Association. Wear court-friendly shoes. There is no charge. Loaner paddles are provided. Subject to weather and schedule changes.

Paddles may be checked out of the Harris branch library

Interested in learning on your own, before investing in paddles? Paddles and balls are available for check-out from the Harris branch library. This is an ongoing program.

[Laura Fenton Kovanda and Nick Falletta are available to speak with representatives of the media]

Kenneth E. (Ken) Lindsay
Harris Township Trustee
www.HarrisTwp.com
574-272-2371

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