Meet Frances, the ‘Patron Saint of Pickleball’
SUN PHOTO BY PATTI MIHALIKFrances Gammie shows pickleball beginners how to be ready for action on the court.
SUN PHOTO BY PATTIE MIHALIKWith her usual exuberance, Frances Gammie greet pickleball newcomers at South County Park in Punta Gorda. As a volunteer extraordinaire, she has taught pickleball to hundreds of players.
They call Frances Gammie “Fantastic Frances” for good reason.
“She’s a saint for all she does to help people,” said Sue Heidemann. “I’m awed by her patience.”