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Grampy’s Charities Tennis Tournament at Beachview Tennis Club to Benefit LARC

(FORT MYERS, Fla., March 28, 2024)—Grampy’s Charities, an organization that raises funds to support organizations transforming children’s lives, is presenting The Beachview Tennis Club Open Doubles Tournament to benefit the Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, for men’s and women’s doubles 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 and on Sunday, April 28, for mixed doubles 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 at The Beachview Tennis Club, 1101 Par View Drive, Sanibel Island.

The entry fee is $100 per person for Saturday or Sunday or $150 for combined Saturday and Sunday play per person.  All entrants will receive t-shirts and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.  Winners and runners-up will receive awards.  

The tournament provides participants with a fun and meaningful way to contribute to an important cause while enjoying a day of outdoor recreation.  

Beachview Tennis Club is conveniently located near the Gulf of Mexico on Sanibel Island.  The picturesque facility has five HydroGrid clay courts.

“LARC has been making an impact in Southwest Florida for 70 years,” said Angela Katz, Executive Director of LARC.  “LARC is committed to providing vocational training, residential services, and community inclusion programs aimed at helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) lead fulfilling lives.

By participating in the tournament or becoming sponsors, individuals, and businesses can directly contribute to LARC’s mission of empowering individuals with IDD to achieve their full potential.

“I chose LARC to benefit from this tournament because I feel it is important to support local nonprofits, especially those like LARC,” said Toni Halski, tennis pro and owner of Beachview Tennis Club.  “They play a critical role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities in Southwest Florida.

LARC serves more than 300 individuals annually, and participants range from 14 to 81.  Its main campus is located at 2570 Hanson Street, Fort Myers.  LARC also operates two Residential Group Homes in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.

Contact Toni Halski at (239) 472-9099 to register for the tournament.  

For sponsorship information, contact Nickole Hendra at (239) 334-6285 x 229 or [email protected] or visit www.larcleecounty.org/tennis.  

About LARC

Established in 1954, LARC is a training center for success for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  LARC serves more than 300 individuals annually, and participants range from 14 to 81. 

LARC offers vocational training, youth programs, community residential and employment services, and a wide array of other state-of-the-art community inclusion services on a full-time, year-round basis. Its main campus is located at 2570 Hanson Street, Fort Myers. LARC also operates two Residential Group Homes.  

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