PORTLAND, Oregon (March 21, 2011) — The Portland Athletic Club (PAC), located in the Raleigh Hills district, is hosting a “Play for Japan” tennis fundraiser and potluck luncheon on Wednesday, March 23 from 12:00-2:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person, with all the proceeds going to Mercy Corps to help aid earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
This will be a tennis social fundraiser, with active games and drills for any age and skill level. Participants are asked to bring food or drink to share for the potluck portion of the event. PAC would appreciate participants signing up in advance by calling 503-292-2649, or by e-mailing Alyssa Morrison, PAC tennis event coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, walk-ins are welcome.
“This is a way for tennis enthusiasts to help the victims of Japan while playing the sport they love,” said Maureen Harwood, tennis professional at PAC and director of the “Play for Japan” fundraiser. “I hope the tennis community can all come together for a fun event that will generate funds for a country in need.”
Tennis fans that cannot attend the event, but would like to support the cause, are welcome to make a donation through the Portland Athletic Club. Please make checks payable to the Portland Athletic Club. Checks may be sent to 5803 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale, Portland, OR 97221.