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Title
Winter Chill Tennis Challenge Benefits the WakeMed Children’s Hospital - Archived
Date
01/11/2011
Article
RALEIGH, N.C. (January 11, 2011) – Tennis players of all ages are invited to participate in the second annual Winter Chill Tennis Challenge being held on January 29, 2011.

Sponsored by Raleigh Racquet Club Indoor Tennis Facility, the event will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital and will feature Round Robin doubles, USTA Quick Start Tennis (mini tennis) and entertainment.

Children ages 5 and up are invited to join Twinkle, the WakeMed Children’s mascot for their own session of mini tennis. Plus, dinner will be served, raffle prizes will be given and a special exhibition match will be held.

$75 per couple
$40 per player ages 15 and up
$10 per child ages 5 to 14 for mini tennis

January 29, 2011 (Snow date February 5)
4 – 9 pm

Raleigh Racquet Club
Indoor Tennis Facility
5516 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh
www.rrctennis.com

Register by January 18 to www.childrencantwait.org or call 919-350-4596.

About WakeMed Health & Hospitals
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a private, not-for-profit health care organization based in Raleigh, N.C. The 870-bed system comprises a network of health care facilities throughout Wake and Johnston Counties. Centers of excellence include cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, physical rehab, emergency and trauma, orthopaedics, neurosciences, home care and numerous wellness and community outreach programs. WakeMed’s team of 7,750 employees, 1,000 volunteers and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians serve the residents of North Carolina using the most advanced technologies to ensure the finest in health care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

About WakeMed Foundation
WakeMed Foundation is the charitable resource for WakeMed Health & Hospitals, supporting the health system in its commitment to providing quality healthcare to all citizens of the community. The WakeMed Foundation is dedicated to building support for WakeMed Health & Hospitals through leadership development, fund raising and educational awareness as the health and hospitals system meets the needs for quality health care programs and services for all citizens of the community.