Paddle Tennis Tournament Benefits Children’s Village
23rd annual Paddle Tennis Tournament and Auction gets underway October
29 & 30 at the Fox Meadow Tennis Club in Scarsdale. Launched
in 1981 as a means to bring players, local merchants and businesses
together to assist Westchester County’s youth, the Tournament
now supports the Sanctuary, Westchester’s only shelter for
homeless teens. Please click
here to read more or click here to read more about the 2002
Children's Village tournament.
Since 1990 over
$240,000 has been raised for the Children’s Village Westchester
Youth Services programs.
paddle enthusiasts will participate in the 2-day event with individual
participation fees ranging from $50 - $100. In addition to the Tournament,
this event offers a silent auction featuring household items, theater
and sporting event tickets, clothing, and holiday items. Sponsorship
opportunities for courts, favors, food and beverage are also available,
ranging from $100 to $5000.
as a player, donate auction items, or sign on as a sponsor, contact
Paddle Tennis Chairman Sharon Saunders at 914-762-3633 or email
her at email@example.com.
Village serves over 10,000 children and 2,500 families on an annual
basis. Through its Westchester Youth Services division, the Village
also operates a Street Outreach Program and a Transitional Living
Program for older homeless youth. The Village is best known for
its 150-acre campus in Dobbs Ferry, which provides residential treatment
for 325 neglected, abandoned and abused boys.
2002 Children's Village tournament coverage