| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff


On Aug. 14, more than 250 children spent a glorious day at Tully Park in New Hyde Park, N.Y. which was hosted by Bill Mecca Long Island Tennis Associates. Represented at the event were CTA of Hicksville, Oasis Camp, and the Alliance Tennis Program with Director Emily Moore. The children enjoyed tennis activities, ranging from QuikStart demonstrations to games, Rally Ball Tournaments, footwork drills and a tennis carnival with music. All attendees received lunch, t-shirts and prizes for their participation.



A special thanks to all the volunteers who helped make these events the successes they were. In addition, gratitude must be given to the corporate partners of the event, whose cooperation and sponsorship were greatly appreciated, including Costco, Phathead WMJC Radio, White Cap Ice, La Vera Pizza, the Town of Islip and the USTA.


Many thanks to the many members of the USTA/Long Island Board who volunteered their time, including: Terry Fontana and Steve Haar, co-chairs of the event; Mike Pavlides; Dan Burgess; and from the Eastern Section, Sandy Hoffman. A special thanks also goes to Jared Rada of Sportime Roslyn for conducting the QuickStart program and to the people from Beach Tennis USA for the day-long demonstration. 
Scenes From the Nassau County Rally Day
August 14 at Tully Park in New Hyde Park, N.Y.