2013 RTA Spring Swing Round Robin Tennis Event
DATE: April 19, 2013
DETAILS: The Raleigh Tennis Association (RTA) will host the 2013 “Spring Swing” Round Robin Tennis Event on April 19th, 2013 at 6:00pm at the North Hills Tennis Club to benefit the Adaptive Tennis Association of North Carolina (ATANC).
The ATANC’s goal is to offer support, training and events for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the sport of tennis. The RTA and ATANC together are working to “grow the seeds of tennis in our adaptive communities,” says Sue Flanagan, Community Coordinator, Raleigh Tennis Association.
The “Spring Swing” Round robin, registration open to all, will be a heartwarming night of tennis involving adaptive players teamed with local tennis enthusiasts in our community. In addition, the event will include a dinner, silent auction, raffle and exhibition matches highlighting ATANC players and local Raleigh tennis professionals.
Kirstie Marx, Executive Director of the ATANC, has served as Director of the Tennis Sports Development Team for Special Olympics North Carolina for 5 years. Kirstie's positive attitude encourages all involved with USTA tennis to reach out to these special athletes.
“With the passion of Kirstie Marx, and local tennis players in Raleigh, we are putting our words into action,” says Susan Flanagan.
2013 Johnston County Tennis Championships
DATE: June 14-16, 2013
DETAILS: To raise the level of education an awareness of breast cancer in Eastern NC. Tournament proceeds will go to Sisko Foundation, a local breast cancer foundation based in Raleigh, NC. The money will help pay for mammograms for under insured women or women with no health insurance. The tournament will be played in beautiful Smithfield, NC. It has been an annual county wide tournament with players all over the county and surrounding cities participating.
Several events are planned in conjunction with the tournament with local bands playing at the social Friday evening and a reception Saturday night. This is a nonsanctioned tournament but USTA rules of play will be in effect. The format consist of 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5 singles and 6.5, 8.5 & Open doubles. There may be a consolation bracket depending on the number of entries per event.The cost is $20.00 for singles and $30.00 for doubles. Deadline will be June 9, 2013. Trophies will be award to champions & finalist. Sisko is a Breast Cancer foundation based in Raleigh, NC. CONTACT: Milton Price at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-286-8403
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