The Northeast region is still mourning the loss of a badminton legend and great contributor to the sport. An accomplished player herself, her family also started the DC open and the Mid-Atlantic Classic which still continues on till today and is an avenue and stage for up and coming players for the region.
The Northeast Badminton Association recently renamed their Outstanding Service Award who’s past recipients include Junichi Kasuga and Beth Sopka to the NEBA Diane Cornell Outstanding Service Award.
A memorial is scheduled on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 2pm to celebrate the life of this icon.
Carnegie Science Institue
1530 P. St. NW Washington DC
Friends and family are welcome
In memory of Diane, donations can be made to the following:
Cape May Bird Observatory
PO Box 3 Cape May Pt. NJ
Dr. Isaacs Breast Cancer Research
Lombardi Cancer Center, Lombardi Development
3300 Whitehaven St. NW ste 4000 Washington DC
One Olympic Plaza Colorado Springs, CO
If anyone wants to share pictures of Diane or stories about her, please email Peter Teuben : firstname.lastname@example.org