Julia Ginger was recognised for her incredible 50 years service at Headstone Tennis Club with a prestigious President’s Award from Middlesex Tennis.
She received the prize from LTA President Sandi Proctor at the Region’s annual awards evening, which was held at Queen’s Club, home of the annual pre-Wimbledon event.
Julia has served on the committee for 50 years, holding the roles of Secretary, Chair, new member liaison, coach, as well as many other unofficial position.
She has run numerous social events, coaching clinics and raised significant sums for charity through a variety of events.
Julia joined Headstone in 1970 and took up her first committee position in 1972. Her main role has been Club Secretary, but she has also served as Chair, while husband Malcolm, whom she met at the Club, acted as Treasurer. The duo’s name decorate the honours board in the clubhouse, having won multiple club singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles during the time on court. They even sponsor the Club through their company Origin Doors and Windows.
The LTA Middlesex Award follows on from Headstone Tennis Club’s Awards Evening, where members gathered to celebrate Julia’s efforts and present her with gifts.
From all the members at Headstone Tennis Club, congratulations Julia on your deserved award!
Remember the Club’s existence relies on the hard work and efforts form its members, so please continue to support Club events and volunteer your time and ideas for the future sustainability of the Club.