New Braunfels, TX (February 7, 2019) -- The 2nd Annual 24 Hours of Tennis will be hosted at John Newcombe Country Club, and new for 2019 is local beneficiary SJRC Texas, formerly known as St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Event proceeds from the tennis charity event will benefit local branches in New Braunfels, San Antonio and Bulverde, Texas. Tennis related clinics, events and activities will be held for 24 hours in a row beginning at 6pm on Friday, March 29th. The event is open to members and non-members of John Newcombe Country Club.
SJRC Texas cares for children and families who have been affected by trauma, abuse and neglect, and have been removed from their homes by the Department of Family and Protective Services. SJRC’s vision is that abused and neglected children will be empowered to grow up to be happy, productive and caring adults.
"SJRC Texas is excited to be selected as the 2019 beneficiary of the 24 Hours of Tennis,” said Kyana Beres, development manager for SJRC Texas. “This event is an exciting and fun experience for the members of John Newcombe Country Club and the surrounding community to support the children and youth we serve.”
“We’re thrilled for the 2nd Annual 24 Hours of Tennis after a successful inaugural event last year,” said Mallory Danna, Club Operations Director at John Newcombe Country Club. “Benefiting a local organization like SJRC is something we’re really proud of, and we encourage the New Braunfels community to come out and support a great cause.”
Tennis legend Cliff Drysdale will serve as Master of Ceremonies, kicking off the event Friday evening at 6pm. Tennis activities will include instructional adult clinics, games and competitions for prizes, dedicated private lesson slots, a pro exhibition, UTR Shootout Tournament and more. Social events include Friday dinner, drinks and live music, silent auction, breakfast and coffee, lunch, and a Happy Hour Awards Ceremony.
Tickets can now be purchased at: www.24hoursoftennis.com
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About Saint Jude’s Ranch for Children
SJRC Texas, formerly known as St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, cares for children and families who have been affected by trauma, abuse and neglect, and have been removed from their homes by the Department of Family and Protective Services. We are their safe haven and offer help and hope to begin the journey of healing. Our Mission is to offer healing and hope to children and families affected by abuse, abandonment or neglect. Our Vision is that abused and neglected children will be empowered to grow up to be happy, productive and caring adults. For more information, please visit: www.sjrctexas.org
About Cliff Drysdale Management
Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, specializes in daily tennis and fitness operations and management for resorts, hotels and private clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class facilities; educational programs, summer camps, clinics and retreats; and resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. CDM is dedicated to growing the game of tennis and strives to develop, promote and teach new programs that bring more tennis to more people. As the sport continues to grow, as does the CDM commitment to hire, educate and advance talented tennis professionals that provide service excellence both on and off the court. Cliff Drysdale Management’s property portfolio currently boasts 30 tennis facilities nationwide, including John Newcombe Country Club. In July 2018, Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing acquired Cliff Drysdale Management. The acquisition brings together two influential sports management companies that have been excelling at locations around the world for more than two decades. For more information, visit www.cliffdrysdale.com