by Chuck Vasoll www.platformtennisnews.com
The Platform Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum Foundation present their
proposal for establishing a Platform Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame
at Fox Meadow Tennis Club, Scarsdale NY. View
Reproduced with permission from
TRUSTEES OF THE
PLATFORM TENNIS MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION
MAKE A PRESENTATION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE
FOX MEADOW TENNIS CLUB
The Trustees of the Platform Tennis
Museum and Hall of Fame Foundation made presentations to the membership
of the Fox Meadow Tennis Club on two dates, Sunday, November 21
and Monday, November 29. The purpose of the gatherings was to
inform the Club’s members of the details of the proposal
to locate a building for the museum and hall of fame as an extension
of their clubhouse. The Foundation’s Chairman, Bob Brown,
made the basic presentation. Foundation President, Rich Lombard,
the Foundation’s architect, Howard Patterson and Foundation
Trustee, Brook Kindred augmented it.
President of the Fox Meadow Tennis Club who also serves as Treasurer
of the Foundation, spoke to the membership about the procedure
that would be followed by the Club’s Board of Directors
regarding the proposal.
Kindred, a member of the Club and a Trustee of the Foundation,
showed illustrations of some items that would be exhibited
in the museum and explained why the Museum and Hall of Fame
for platform tennis should be in Scarsdale.
Rogers chaired the meeting as President of the Club. Following
the presentation he explained the procedure that the Club’s
Board of Directors would follow to obtain membership approval.
He is also the Treasurer of the Foundation.
President, Rich Lombard, explained the financing of the
project to the Fox Meadow Tennis Club membership.
Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation,
made the presentation to the assembled members.
Patterson, a principal in the firm of Patterson Bignosinski,
Architects, reviewed the sketches of the proposed building
for the Fox Meadow Tennis Club’s members.
of the Fox Meadow Tennis Club examine the architect’s
drawings of the proposed extention to the clubhouse which
would house the Museum and Hall of Fame.