Award Winners, Events, Tennis News / March 13, 2017
The Chicago Tennis Patrons held its 29th Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser, and Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, February 17 at Fountain Blue in Des Plaines.
A special THANK YOU to our sponsors:
Midtown Athletic Clubs
USTA Midwest Section
Good Heart Work Smart Foundation
William T. Barry
Joan & Bill Dutton
Ernst & Young, LLP
Hinsdale Bank and Trust (A Wintrust Community Bank)
McCarthy & Trinka, Inc.
Wilson Sporting Goods
Through the generosity of our sponsors and guests, this was one of our most successful events. The funds we raised will be used to give youth access to junior tennis programs across the Chicagoland area.
During the evening, we inducted Violet M. Clark into the 2018 Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame (click here to read her bio) and we recognized 7 recipients for their 2017 tennis achievements (click here for the list of award winners). Congratulations to Vi and all the award winners!!
The Chicago Tennis Patrons thanks everyone for their support and we look forward to seeing you in 2019 to help us celebrate our 30th anniversary!!
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Serve and Return Chicago
2444 North Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
The mission of Serve and Return Chicago is to positively impact the lives of children in Chicagoland’s under-served communities through the game of tennis. We believe tennis is an inclusive, life-long source of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The funds we raise support outstanding youth programs that provide equipment, education, instruction and fun competition in safe environments.