The Coast News Group

Tennis tournament remembers Japan still needs help

RANCHO SANTA FE — In honor of friends Masaaki and Keiko Kimura of Japan, Laurie, Austin and the Schmid family, together with Andy Volkert, from Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, and Jim Ault, from Pacific Athletic Club, will host a Junior Round Robin Tennis Tournament Fundraiser from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on June 5 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Proceeds from the event will go to victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
The event will include girls’ singles matches and boys’ singles matches, limited to 32 players and divided by age and ability.
The Round Robin will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. for the younger players and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for the older players.
The entry fee is $40 per player (cash or check). Larger donations are welcomed. The entry fee includes tennis balls, court times, drinks, snacks, trophies and a raffle.
For more information, call Laurie Schmid at (858) 794-4622 or e-mail entries with name, age and ability to [email protected].