Tenacity Paddle Classic - Rallying to Serve - Men's, Women's, Mixed

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Benefitting Tenacity

Region II

Date:  Saturday October 26, 2019
Location:  Newton/Wellesley, MA
Contact:  Ned Eames
nedeames@tenacity.org
617-590-4760

Brendan McCue
617-894-2048
brendanmccue@tenacity.org
   
Entry:  Online Entry
  All players must be current APTA members or pay a $30 Limited Membership Fee, good for one tournament. Join the APTA
Location: Brae Burn Country Club
326 Fuller St,
West Newton, MA 02465
  Wellesley Country Club
300 Wellesley Ave,
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Details:  The Tenacity Paddle Classic is a special day of challenging team-based play for men, women, and mixed pairs. The event seeks to harness the passion and enthusiasm surrounding the sport to help build awareness of Tenacity’s programs and broaden support in the paddle sports community by raising funds to help lessadvantaged Boston students achieve post-secondary success.
  Three matches guaranteed (weather permitting)
  Official APTA rules will govern play
  No Jeans or cell phones in the Brae Burn Clubhouse or Wellesley Clubhouse, please be mindful.
Amenities:  Amenities: Lunch, tournament provided shuttle bus between Brae Burn and Wellesley Country Clubs, elite player exhibition, and a fun, social late afternoon/early evening reception with cocktails/wine/beer and hors d'oeuvres.
Charity:  Tenacity is a Boston-based youth development organization focused on closing the achievement and opportunity gaps for less-advantaged youth. From elementary school through college and beyond, Tenacity offers a unique Pathway combining literacy and life skills instruction, mentoring, family engagement, and tennis/fitness coaching that mitigates barriers to success, unlocks potential, and empowers participants. The youth served by Tenacity's Pathway programs develop positive identities as students, mentors, and leaders while mastering important academic, non-cognitive, college readiness, workforce readiness, and life skills. The effectiveness of Tenacity’s whole-child approach is evidenced by the achievements of Tenacity Pathway students: a 95% high school graduation rate and a 70% rate of current enrollment in, or graduation from, college or approved post-secondary programs.
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