Ladies Charity Tournament, 9 March 2018
Over 20 women took part in a Charity Tournament held at the club on Friday morning of 9th March 2018. Competition was keen and friendly with runner-up being Jo Eggleston and winner being Sonia Varey.
Total raised was £275 towards club funds to help with development payments.
Bright ideas Charity day, Sunday 26th March
The 26th March was the club's big charity day! The day was hugely successful with a great turn out of people and a buzzing vibe! Thanks so much to all those that came!
The day saw ex professional GB players came to the club to provide on court coaching clinics, which were enjoyed by all, followed by a exciting exhibition match.
A total of £750 was raised going towards the clubs floodlight appeal. What a great day!
Charity tournament organised by Caroline Wilkinson, Friday 20th March
One of the clubs regular charity tournaments was hosted on the 20th, with a super £450 going to the Joe Humphries memorial trust. It saw a great entry of ladies, some brilliant tennis, followed by a very social lunch. Below left is a pic of the 5 top finishing ladies, and below right is our proud winner (right) , Claire Bottom. Congratulations Claire, but also to all those that participated. A great day in aid of a life saving charity.
Cancer Research Fundraiser, 4th May
Charnwood Tennis Club held a special Cancer Research charity tournament on Sunday 4th May raising over £1,000.
The event was held in memory of much loved and respected former club member, George Mears who, sadly, passed away last year following a four year battle with oesophageal cancer. His wife and two sons remain prominent members at the Club so it was no surprise that there was such a great turn-out.
Winners of the event were Val Green and Nick Barham.
The Club hopes to raise more money during the year with other events planned.
Tennis for Nepal, 13 June 2015
Following the tragic events and aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal two local tennis players have been moved to try and help in some small way. They will be completing a 24 hour doubles tennis marathon starting at 2pm on the 13th June at Rothley Ivanhoe Tennis Club.
Why not join them to support and donate or to play them and donate. Every donation makes a difference!