Village Tournament: “Paddle with a Purpose”
year’s tournament took place on October 23-24 at the Fox Meadow
Tennis Club in Scarsdale, NY, and attracted 47 teams. Also on the
scene were a score of volunteers who coordinated the silent auction,
raffle, Food Bazaar and Gift Court sales, and of course breakfast
and lunch. A special feature of the day was a two-hour opportunity
for chair massages, donated by Russ and Candace Borner. Major sponsorship
support comes from Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Volvo Finance,
and Alexander Hamilton Institute, as well as from Briarcliff Buss
Company, Sleepy Hollow Women’s Paddle Association, C.S. McClellan
Real Estate, Claire D. Leone Realty, Coldwell Banker, and Cardinal
year of the main draw were Marina Ohlmuller and Maria Manley, over
Alice Mahoney and Mary Stichter, 6-2, 6-1. Conso was won by Lorraine
Preziosi and Ginny Sniatkowski over Susan Del Rio and Lynn Molnar.
Reprieve was won by default in a third-set tiebreaker by Carol Kimmelman
and Sandra Reynolds over Wendy Day and Liz Perry; and Conso Reprieve
winners were Kelly Newton and Mary Stanton over Kiffy Jacaruso and
Cathy Lynn, 6-1, 6-3.
big winner of the tournament was the Children’s Village’s
Westchester Youth Services, which will receive more than $20,000
from tournament proceeds. Over its 22 years, the tournament has
raised over $250,000!