DARIEN ROWAYTON BANK SPONSOR OF NORWALK GRASSROOTS TENNIS
“PLAY IN MAY” TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Pictured left to right, Amy Pomponi, Rowayton Branch Manager of Darien Rowayton Bank and newly appointed Board Member to NGT; Tom Heckel, Co-President of Norwalk Grassroots Tennis; David Kimani, Tennis Director and former Captain of the Kenyan National Junior Tennis Team and Robert Kettenmann, President of Darien Rowayton Bank.
On behalf of Darien Rowayton Bank, Robert Kettenmann presents a check to Tom Heckel, Co- President of NGT for sponsorship of their “Play in May” men’s and women’s doubles tennis tournament to be held on Saturday, May 4th at country clubs in Darien and surrounding towns preceded by a Kick-Off Cocktail Party on Friday, May 3rd at the Country Club of Darien.
For Eighteen years, NGT has brought life changing benefits of tennis to inner-city children through tennis, free of charge, year round, indoors and outdoors in the neighborhoods where they live. Almost all its participants are at-risk African American and Hispanic children. NGT helps students with court-side tutorial sessions, with their school-work, life skills, leadership training and college preparation assistance. Many players have qualified academically for their high school tennis teams, have won private school scholarships with many now attending college. Many of its players hold USTA junior rankings.
For information regarding NGT, please call 203-939-1770.