Yesterday night, greater than 150 individuals, together with the mayor of Auch, licensees and pals of the membership, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Auscitain Tennis-Club (TCA) throughout a particular “feria” night beneath the signal of friendliness.
“90 years! You would not say it once you stroll round our amenities, however it’s true! In August 1932, our membership was declared in the prefecture. It is with these phrases that Marie-Dominique Couret, present president of the Tennis-Club auscitain (TCA) started her speech final night time, in entrance of a giant crowd who got here to rejoice the 90th anniversary of one among the flagship golf equipment, for sure. , from the city of Auch.
In a couple of figures, the TCA is certainly up to now 9 tennis courts, together with two lined, and a minimum of 396 licensees throughout the final season. Not to say 4 padel courts inaugurated only a yr in the past.
“It makes me happy to see the club evolve like this”
After retracing the historical past of the membership, loyal since its creation to the Lescat plateau, Marie-Dominique Couret needed to salute the work carried out by her predecessors, together with Pierre Taupiac and Jean-Louis Cabos, each current this Friday for take part in the celebration.
“It is a great honor to be current this night and to search out the former licensees. I’m very glad with the staff that presently runs the membership, in addition to the sports activities administration”, welcomes Pierre Taupiac, president of the TCA between 1995 and 2005. “During my presidency, there have been 11 pitches however there have been ‘there was no lighting,’ he recollects whereas taking a look at the present amenities of the Auscitain tennis membership.
Memories of the time when he was president in the 80s, Jean-Louis Cabos additionally has some to share. “I was president when there were the most licensees at the club. The TCA was the first club in the Midi-Pyrénées region with more than 1,200 members. “It makes me happy to see the club evolve like this. The club is dynamic as when I was president, ”shares Jean-Louis Cabos with pleasure.
“He brought life back to the club”
It should be mentioned that the TCA has skilled a second youth since its “return” to the Lescat plateau. “We are delighted to be installed on this site. He breathed new life into the club, which we had somewhat lost when a game was relocated to the Ernest-Vila hall. The return to this site has undoubtedly allowed the TCA to develop”, shares Marie-Dominique Couret proudly.
“As a famous singer sings, let’s meet in 10 years to celebrate the centenary of our beautiful club as it should be”, launched the president of the TCA at the finish of her speech, earlier than launching the festivities, animated by the Les Grélés Gascons band, round a hearty meal.