April 12, 2010 | Leave a Comment
The Tennis Ball is WTEF’s largest annual fundraiser and all of the proceeds benefit the children they serve. The two events are the Tennis Ball dinner at the Ritz-Carlton downtown DC, and the Capital One Bank VIP Round Robin Tennis Tournament. The evening at The Ritz-Carlton consists of Live, Mini-Live and Silent Auctions, dinner and recognition of honorees, Mary Carillo and MaliVai Washington, and Calvin Cafritz & The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.
The Capital One Bank VIP Round Robin Tournament the following morning will be held on May 8th at The William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The event features a round robin doubles competition among tennis celebrities, members of Congress, Tennis Ball sponsors, media, and other VIPs from the DC business community. Some of the past team captains include Bob Ryan, Jim Handly, Brett Haber, Congressman Norm Dicks, Congresswoman Jane Harman, Councilmember Yvette Alexander, Richey Renenberg, Elise Burgin, and Senator John Breaux. This year’s participants will have the chance to interact with Champion of Tennis honoree, Mary Carillo as well as play with and against Champion of Tennis honoree, MaliVai Washington.
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