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United States Tennis Association Honors City of Henderson

December 18, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Intermountain Section has named the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department 2013 Organization of the Year. The award was presented at the International Tennis Association’s annual conference on December 7 in Denver, Colorado. As a section winner, the city is now under consideration to win USTA National Organization of the Year.

The Organization of the Year award recognizes services rendered to USTA by community tennis associations, clubs, and parks and recreation agencies in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. Judging criteria includes scope and reach of USTA programs run by the agency; range of ages, skill levels and abilities serviced through the agency’s programs; and number and physical appearance of tennis courts managed by the agency.

“We value the outstanding partnership between the city and the USTA and the benefits this partnership brings to our residents,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “Tennis is a lifetime sport for recreational and serious players alike, and we provide a nationally-recognized program here on our 57 courts in Henderson.”

For additional information, call (702) 267-4000 or visit cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About United States Tennis Association: The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the United States. A not-for-profit organization, USTA is the largest tennis organization in the world with more than 770,000 individual members and 8,000 organizational members.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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