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Wimbledon on the Hudson – A Tennis Tournament Benefiting Housing Works

Monday, June 14 , 2010 at 9:00pm

Join us for a Wimbledon-themed, round-robin doubles tennis tournament fundraiser at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club to support Housing Works’ services for low-income and homeless people living with HIV/AIDS.

Champagne/strawberries will be served.

Creative white tennis dress encouraged. Come as your favorite grass court player or Wimbledon Champion.

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Player registration is $50 per person – space is limited:

  • Go through the registration process, including waiver and $50 registration fee

Each $50 player registration fee, less $10, is a tax-deductible, charitable donation to Housing Works and comes with a Housing Works Friend Membership. All participants will receive written acknowledgement of their contributions.

In addition to the $50 registration fee, players are also required to raise at least $100 for Housing Works.

After completing the registration process, players can create individual online fundraising pages on Firstgiving. Donations made to your Firstgiving page are completely tax-deductible, and donors will receive acknowledgement letters from Housing Works.

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Spectator tickets are $25 each – space is limited:

Each $25 ticket purchase, less $5, is a tax-deductible, charitable donation to Housing Works.

Spectators may purchase tickets by credit card via Google Checkout using the online menu below.

Checks payable to Housing Works, Inc. may be mailed to:

Housing Works, Inc.
Attn. Development Department
57 Willoughby St., 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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MORE INFO

Awards include:

  • Champion
  • Runner-Up
  • Best Interpretive White Dress
  • Best Interpretation of a Wimbledon Champion
  • Roger Federer Best Sportsmanship Award
  • Johnny Mac/Serena Williams Award for Worst On-Court Demeanor
  • Monica Seles Loudest Player Award
  • Andre Agassi Comeback Award

Raffle prizes include:

  • Fed Cup gift bag – donated by the American Fed Cup Team
  • Audi for a weekend (plus Audi pen and DVD) – donated by Audi
  • Billie Jean King Cup poster, signed by Kim Clijsters and Svetlana Kuznetsova – donated by Fila
  • Tennis gift bag – donated by the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe and Mason’s Tennis Mart
  • One-year subscription to TENNIS Magazine – donated by TENNIS Magazine
  • U.S. Open gift bag – donated by the USTA
  • Brand-new Wilson K Pro Staff 88 K Factor tennis racquet – donated by Wilson

The Team Housing Works Tennis Committee is:

Rob Bannon
Joseph Barretto
Arlyn Davich
Genevieve Gerngross
Andrew Greene
Nick McCarvel
David Song
David Thorpe
Varun Vasudeva
Dennis Williams
Dan Wilson

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Questions? Please contact:

Dan Wilson
membership@housingworks.org
347-473-7454

Buy Tickets

$25.00 X
No physical tickets will be issued, your name will be on the guest list the night of the event.

Volunteer Opportunities

Get your front court seat at Wimbledon on the Hudson by signing up to volunteer! Volunteers will help at check-in, assist with catering, and helping with score keeping and running the tournament play.

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Location

*Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, 281 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY 10044*