Pickleball ambassador Verna Griffin poses at the entrance to the new pickleball courts at Jarboe Park in Neptune Beach. The city of Neptune Beach recently dedicated the courts to honor Griffin, who help popularize the sport in the area. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Pickleball courts dedicated to popular ambassador

When the city of Neptune Beach presented the idea to Verna Griffin to name the new pickleball courts at Jarboe Park in her honor, one of her first reactions was “but I am not dead yet.” Griffin was elated. She shed some tears. Having the courts named in her honor was ...

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