Volunteer Training Day -- September 9, 2017
TCTP was pleased to kick off another year, our twenty-fifth, by holding our annual training event at Tucson Racquet Club. Thank you to the volunteers, some returning and some new to the program, for coming out and spending part of your Saturday morning with us. We have a feeling this will be one of our best years yet.
Third Annual Rich Wheeler Memorial Tournament -- July 9, 2017
Thanks to everyone who participated in yesterday's third annual Rich Wheeler Memorial Tournament. It was hot, but it was a great morning of tennis and friends. Thanks, as always, to Tucson Racquet Club for allowing us to use the courts, and to Gretchen Schantz for helping us get set up. Thanks, also, to our organizers: Anne Graham, Laura Pendleton-Miller, Val Smith, and Bill Wallin.
2017 Adult/Junior Tournament -- April 9, 2017
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 5th annual Adult/Junior Tennis Tournament!
Forty-four doubles teams participated in our tournament (Sunday, April 9)! We had 4 different experience levels with our players ranging in age from 7 to 70.
Many, many thanks to everyone who participated and special shout outs to the staff at the Reffkin Tennis Center, La Salsa (for providing a wonderful lunch), Cakes for Causes (for delicious dessert), and the Conquistadores Foundation (for providing shirts). A great time was had by all.
Our annual pottery sale was held on December 3. Thank you to Lyn Ashton for once again opening up your home to display the lovely pieces created by our very own Susan Grunebaum. We sold over 54 pieces to help support our field trips to work with and watch the University of Arizona Men's Tennis Team each year.
Annual Fall Tournament & Silent Auction -- Yet another big "thank you" to Tucson Racquet Club for hosting our Annual Fall Adult Tournament and Silent Auction Fundraiser on November 13. Thank you to the 49 teams who came out to enjoy an afternoon of good tennis, good food, good company, and of course, good "shopping." Big thanks, also, to Gretchen Schantz for directing our tournament and to Annabel Ratley, Dian Jazynka, and Peggy Ingraham for organizing and running the silent auction. It was a great afternoon.
Rich Wheeler Memorial Tennis Benefit -- The benefit was held on July 3 at Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club, and all proceeds went to TCTP. Thanks to the generosity of our tennis community, we raised just over $1,000. Thanks to Anne Graham, Bill Wallin, Laura Pendleton-Miller, and Val Smith for organizing such a fun event. Special thanks, as always, to Gretchen Schantz and the Tucson Racquet Club for allowing us use of your facilities and for providing balls for our tournament.
2016 May Shirt Sale at Tucson Racquet Club -- Our third annual shirt sale was a huge success. We sold over 140 shirts and received many generous donations. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our tables, to our volunteers for helping us man the tables, and to the Tucson Racquet Club for allowing us to sell our beautifully designed shirts at the front door. We couldn't do what we do without the support from our community.
2016 Adult/Junior Tournament -- April 17, 2016
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th annual Adult/Junior Tennis Tournament!
50 doubles teams participated in our tournament (Sunday, April 17)! We had 4 different experience levels with our players ranging in age from 7 to 70.
Many, many thanks to everyone who participated and special shout outs to the staff at the Reffkin Tennis Center (Meghan and Catherine), El Saguarito (for providing a wonderful lunch), Cakes for Causes (for delicious dessert), Securaplane and Sunstreet Mortgage (for providing shirts). A great time was had by all.
2015 - Nov 22nd Silent Auction/Tournament - Over $6,200 Raised!
Tucson Racquet Club hosted this year's annual Silent Auction and Tournament. 35 teams played tennis, 50 items were sold, and 80 people ate BBQ. Not only did everyone have fun but we were able to raise just just over $6,200.
Many thanks go out to everyone who participated and donated to our cause! Your support will enable us to continue to provide free Saturday Clinics, field trips to the University of Arizona, and 4 weeks of summer camp.
2015 Team 111 - El Tour de Tucson
Team 111 completed the El Tour de Tucson course raising just over $4,000 to send TCTP's young players to the Ronnie Smith Tennis Academy's summer camps. Huge thanks go out to all who supported the effort especially Marco Bravo who spent many hours organizing the team and rallying the donors.
2015 - The December 5th Pottery Sale was the best ever!
Once again a great day and shopping experience was had by all. Twenty-three people bought 64 pieces of Susan's equisite pottery raising nearly $1,000 to support our UA Day Field Trips. Many thanks go out to Lyn and Hugh for once again opening their lovely house to TCTP's eager shoppers. Thank you to all who participated...your purchases put smiles on children and their families faces!
2014 May Shirt Sale at Tucson Racquet Club - At our first annual shirt sale we sold 150 shirts and received many generous donations! Big thank you's go out to the Tucson Racquet Club for allowing us to sell our newly designed dri fit shirts at their front door and to our volunteers who helped raise awareness for our cause. It's great to see so many TCTP shirts out on the courts!