23rd Annual SOS Tennis Benefit
May 13-15, 2014
Southlake Tennis Center
In spite of a chilly, windy start on the first day of the 23rd Annual SOS Tennis Benefit, 80 level 3.5 players enjoyed lots of fun tennis, delicious food, basket raffle and a silent auction. And there were awards! Check out the winners for all three days:
List of Winners
3.0 A Lime-Orange Rhonda Jackson/Deirdre Mc Kiernan
3.0A Pink-Lemon Amy Lester/Andrea Ragsdale
3.0B Diamond-Ruby Anne Ferguson/Cara Moczuski
3.0B Emerald-Sapphire Katrina Gumm/Sarah Mason
3.5A Yellow-Orange Karen Bumgardner-Suzy Speight
SOS extends a huge “Thank You” to its generous sponsors and 270 tennis players who made this event a success. All proceeds benefit the children and teen center at the SafeHaven shelters.
Making a difference for SafeHaven, L to R: Tara Hutchins-Welsh, SOS President; Anna Saunders, Urgent Needs Committee Chair; Barb Reese, SafeHaven In-Kind Donations Coordinator; Mia Poorman, Tennis Benefit Chair; Linda Timmons, Event Treasurer.
Each day the popular basket raffle included a large selection of gift baskets. Many of the baskets were designed by SOS Basket Designer Extraordinaire, Patti Campbell. Proceeds from the raffle exceeded last year’s totals.
On the second day, 64 level 4.0 players heard inspiring client stories from Mary Lee Hafley, SafeHaven President and CEO. To learn more about the signs of abuse and develop a safety plan, visit http://www.safehaventc.org/
Selling visors and towels along with double fault and basket raffle tickets are Viv Ann Blair, Ways and Means VP; Gay Johnson, volunteer; Linda Timmons, Event Treasurer; and Kathleen Steinsberger, volunteer. Not pictured: Laurel Harty, super basket raffle sales volunteer.
L to R: Patti Campbell, Basket Designer; April Harris, SafeHaven Vice President of Development, Alma Barry, Membership VP; and Elaine Terry, Silent Auction Chair. Eighty level 3.0 players enjoyed sunny, warm weather on the final day.
SOS volunteers Sally Wobbeking and Gay Johnson enjoyed a day in the sun. Welcome back, ladies!