@listentobaab (my hubby) Celebrating $5700 raised by Kingsway Platform Tennis Club #kaos2017 @kristmaskaos2017 tournament to @abusehurts . 5 Years ago I was introduced to #AbuseHurts Charity thanks to Jennifer Beale + Brenda Darby who told me about Jane's story of Martin's Suicide. Helena Kameka, Ellen Campbell, and Teresa Kruze welcomed me to their community and I have looked at ways to get involved with this charity ever since. My love of this charity is contagious – for the last two years, the crazy men of #xmaskaos have been donating to the #Abusehurts charity. This year through the support of many amazing donations these men raised $5700. Pictured here is Rob Mitchell who made it to Q107 Toronto breakfast this morning to honour Ellen Campbell and her #abusehurts team. Thank you to their sponsors @brewdogofficial @Salesforce (Andrew Daw), Dominion Lending Centres (@fern_in_to ), Ryan Sharp, @Inkblottherapy (Julie Sabine), @brewdogofficial , @spiritofyork @kingswayfishandchips , @shakeystoronto , @rejsharp for all your hard work organizing (marriage saved) , Andrew Anderson (for your hilarious social media coverage) @rory_cheyne1 for the wicked #britishinvasion props + sets and all the players of the silliest and worst timed tournament ever – hence the name: Xmas Kaos Tournament). at Kingsway Platform Tennis Club PS – great job @derringerq107 for your bravery to get involved! Fabulous hosting always. . . . . . . . #charity #give #xmas #socialforgood #volunteerism #the6ix #13daysofchristmas
Did you know that there is scientific evidence proving that spending a Saturday playing Paddle with fellow KPTC club members and new friends can reduce Winter blues by 28%?
Okay, that may be an “alternative fact”, but there is no doubt that playing in this mixed tournament will be tons of fun, and give you a chance to play with and against fellow members that you don’t normally meet. It is also an opportunity to bring along a friend or “significant other” who may be interested in joining, and have them give the sport a try in a fun, relaxed way.
DATE: Saturday, February 11
TIME: 9:00 – 5:00 (TBC) ?
COST: $30 per paddle (paid at the door that day)
This will get you a minimum of three sets/matches, a breakfast, hot lunch, as well as snacks and beverages available throughout the day.
You register as a single and will be paired with someone for the day. If you are bringing a guest, you can request to be paired with them.
All levels are welcome and encouraged to sign up. It’s a great way for new players to get on-court experience and meet fellow club members.
There is a sign-up sheet posted at the club, so be sure to get your name on it soon. The deadline for registration is February 7th.
If you have any questions, please contact either Helen Pocarovsky (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Arline Cook (email@example.com).
If you want to be playing league in September just a reminder that you need to get your membership dues in by August 26. If you are late with your dues you will need to sit out a session of league as the league convenors need to get their schedules done and they are only allowed to include members that are fully paid.
The ever popular Junior Paddle Camp for ages 9-15 is taking reservations. Click on the link below for all the pertinent information.
January 16, 2016
Josh Cooke and Stephanie Russell came in as the first seeds and proved that they were worthy of that billing. They didn’t lose a set on their way to victory, walking through the 16 team open draw.