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									   ACADEMICS, TECHNOLOGY &                    drop-out rates, develop healthy lifestyles       2005 Program Highlights Include:
 TENNIS, A FORMULA FOR SUCCESS!               through physical fitness and healthy eating,     •   Completed a third successful year as operator
MACH Academy, Inc., established in            enhance positive self-esteem, promote                and manager of the Fleming Tennis Center.
1992, is a 501 [c] (3) not-for-profit         teamwork, leadership development, career
                                                                                               •   In-House, outreach, and camp sessions enriched
prevention and intervention organization      exploration, and to bridge the digital divide        the lives of more than 1000 participants.
that provides year round classes and camps    by supplying participants with access to the
                                                                                               •   Maintained a Computer Lab at the Fleming
in Computer Literacy, Tutoring and            Internet and computer based technology.              Tennis Center.
Academic Support, Social Skills               Programs are open to youth ages 3-18 with        •   Provided after school Tutoring and Mentoring
Development, Career exploration and           special emphasis on disadvantaged youth              services year round.
Tennis Instruction.                           from low/moderate income families.
                                                                                               •   Provided seven weeks of hands on spring and
Programs are provided at the Fleming                                                               summer camp sessions.
Tennis Center in Augusta Georgia and at                                                        •   Participated in the annual Arthur Ashe National
the Smith-Hazel Community Center in                                                                Essay writing contest.
Aiken South Carolina. All levels of tennis
                                                                                               •   Participated in the annual Blacks in
instruction are provided, from beginner to                                                         Government (BIG) Information Superhighway
advanced tournament level.                                                                         Computer and Oratorical Contests.
Financial support is received from the                                                         •   Participated in ATA national Championships,
community, individual sponsor drives,                                                              Southern and District Tennis Tournaments and
                                                                                                   Leagues.
grant writing, tournaments, and board fund
raising events.                                  Mentoring and Academic Session                •   MACH Academy’s Charge Team designed and
                                                                                                   presented “Say No To Smoking” events year
Programs are provided in collaboration        The world of tennis helps children stay              round and assisted to plan and carry out the
with the Augusta Housing Authority,           physically fit, develop discipline, learn            2005 National Kick Butts Day.
Augusta and Aiken Recreation and Parks        how to compete, develop social skills, earn      •   Participated in year round local, regional, state,
Departments, Boys and Girls Club,             college scholarships, travel Locally,                and national educational, technology, and tennis
Richmond County Board of Education and        Nationally and Internationally, learn how            competitions.
other community organizations and             to win graciously and how to lose with           •   Sponsored the annual Augusta Junior
agencies throughout the CSRA.                 honor. Tennis is a sport for a lifetime!             Championships and Fleming Winter Blast
Programs are provided in a safe and                                                                Championships Tournaments.
                                              Beginner - Learn the basics of ground strokes,
supportive environment and serve as an        volleys and serves. The emphasis is to make      •   Sponsored one league adult ladies team
alternative to participant’s involvement in   tennis “Fun for a Lifetime.                          and four NJTL teams during the year.
drug use, smoking, crime, premarital sex,     Intermediate – Work toward Satellite Ranking     •   Sponsored two successful MATCH Days
truancy, and other negative influences.       and playing High School Tennis                       with the Inner City Tennis Association
Programs are designed to help participants
achieve academic success, decrease school     Advanced – State ranking, work toward            •   The Fleming site served as Home Courts
                                              sectional and national rankings.                     for five High School Tennis Teams
MACH has been successful in developing high                              Programs and Services
school, college and tournament level tennis players:
Jazmine Scott No. 1 Singles Player A. R. Johnson Health
                                                                     (Scholarships are available)                    Technology &
                                                            After School Tutoring, Computer Literacy,
Occupation High School; Terese Lavan, No. 1 Singles
Player, North Augusta High School; Nicolas Ortiz, No. 1
Singles Player, A. R. Johnson Health Occupation High
                                                            Homework Help
                                                            Monday through Friday
                                                                                      Ages 5 – 18
                                                                                      3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                     Tennis For Life
                                                            Year Round                $50/week
School; Brandon Jennings, No. 1 Singles Player, Academy
of Richmond County High School; Kelsey Kelly, No. 1
Singles Player, Academy of Richmond County High
                                                            Tennis Clinics $100 Month    Ages 6 – 18
                                                                                                                        Project
                                                            Mon., Tues., Fri.
School; Gabrielle Maiga, No. 1 Singles Player, Hephzibah
Comprehensive High School; Andre Banks, No. 1 Singles       Beginner                    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Player, Crosscreek High School; Curtis Wells, Glenn Hills   Intermediate                6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
High School; Elisha Green, No. 3 Singles player, A. R.      Advanced                    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Johnson Health Occupation High School; Chelsea Smiley,
T. W. Josey Comprehensive High School; Dewayne              Saturday
Dixon, No. 2 Doubles Player, A. R. Johnson Health           Beginner/Intermediate       2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Occupation High School; Cody Kelly, Academy of              Advanced                    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Fleming Tennis Center
Richmond County High School; James Smith, A. R.
                                                            Pee Wee Clinic $25.00 Month Ages 3 – 5
                                                                                                                         1850 Chester Avenue
Johnson Health Occupation High School; and Richard
Lewis, A. R. Johnson Health Occupation High School.         Tuesday                 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.               Augusta Georgia 30906
MACH’s programs are supported through funding provided
                                                                                                                            (706) 796-5046
                                                            Adult Tennis Clinic         $32.00/month
by: The Georgia Children and Youth Coordinating Council,
                                                            Thursday                    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                       mparks37@comcast.net
Housing and Economic Development, Augusta Housing
Authority, Augusta and Aiken Recreation and Parks
                                                                                                                    http://www.machacademy.com
                                                            Masters Week Camp           Ages 5 – 18
Departments, Proctor and Gamble, Publix Super Markets,      Monday – Friday             9:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m.
International Paper-Augusta Mill, Bright from the Start                                                          MACH Maniacs 14 & under team “Winners”
                                                            $75.00/week                 Spring Break
Child and Adult Care Food Program, Federal Student Work                                                          2006 Spring Season CSRA Junior Team Tennis
Study Program, CSRA United Way (employee designated         Summer Camp Sessions        Ages 5 – 18
funding), United States Tennis Association (USTA), South
                                                            Monday – Friday             9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Carolina and Georgia Tennis Associations (SCTA and
GTA), Central Savannah River Area Tennis Association        $75.00/week                 June and July
(CSRATA), DOE at the Savannah River Site, Comcast,          Private Tennis Lessons      Youth and adults
Corporation for National Service, and private donations.
                                                            By appointment              $35.00/hour
                                                            Tennis Tournament           Youth and Adults
                                                                                                                                                   M
                                                            See Website (USTA.com)      Year Round
                                                                                                                 MACH Mavericks 18 & under team “Winners”
                                                            Computer Literacy            Adults                  2006 Spring Season CSRA Junior Team Tennis
                                                            Thursday                    6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
                                                            $45.00/month                Year Round
                                                            Fitness/Strength Training Youth and Adults
                                                            Monday – Friday             10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
MACH Academy’s Computer Lab and Fitness                     Individual $10/month (6 mos min) or $100.00/yr
Center                                                      Family     $20/month (6 mos min) or $160.00/yr       Maverick                          s 2006
                                                            Racket Stringing            $15.00$20.00
                                                            Ball Machines Rental        $5.00/hour

								
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