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Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115-4498

General Phone: 803-535-5097
Financial Aid Phone: 803-535-5334
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--General

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Welcome back, tennis - The Times and Democrat

The progress he is referring to is the great amount of volunteers that have come forth from the Greater Orangeburg Tennis Association, Mayor and council’s commitment to begin renovating the city tennis courts and the cooperation from local universities in dedicating their time, equipment and tennis expertise.GOTA is partnering with the City of Orangeburg Parks and Recreation to deliver youth and adult team tennis programs.In addition, GOTA hosts a tennis clinic each Saturday morning taught by GOTA founder and Claflin University tennis coach Fellie Sweat. South Carolina State University has agreed to provide its tennis courts for usage in all three programs.“The Coach at S.C. State (Hardeep Judge) has organized along with Professional Tennis Registry to hold a workshop to train all his players to be instructors,” Graham said. “An anonymous donor has offered land to build a tennis center. Everywhere we turn we find a tremendous amount of support. We found out the city has already allocated $15,000 (to renovated the city tennis courts). USTA is working with GOTA to find funds to supplement that.”Graham and John Sheffield, executive director of USTA South Carolina, came back to town Tuesday to present GOTA with a $2,300 check.GOTA submitted a proposal - more available