Local tennis players will gather to “Play with the Pros” at The Child Protection Team Hope Tennis Event to be held May 1-2 at the iconic Breakers Palm Beach Resort Tennis Club. Held in conjunction with the G. Alex Foundation, all proceeds for the event will benefit the Child Protection Team of Palm Beach (CPT). CPT is a not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of abused and neglected children in the Palm Beach community.
Sponsored by the Tideline Resort, The CPT Hope Charity Tennis Event kicks off Friday evening, May 1, with a friendly warm up exhibition match from 6-7 p.m. Guests will then enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from7-9 p.m., where they will have the opportunity to meet the players and engage in a Q&A session. On Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., clinics will be taught by the pros and recreational players will have an opportunity to learn more of the technical aspects of tennis and ways of improving their game. The schedule also includes round robin matches and promises to be an exciting professional vs amateur tournament. For more information, to register for The CPT Hope Tennis Event and/or purchase spectator tickets, please visit www.hopecharitytennis.com.
Created in 1997 by a group of child advocates, the Child Protection Team of Palm Beach operates the only medical clinic in Palm Beach to serve children who have been the victims of physical, mental abuse and neglect. The facility is unique in the services it provides and serves as a central reference point between the relevant medical services, law enforcement and local authorities. For more information or to make a donation, please visit http://www.