The Friday Flyer | Tennis Membership holds turkey tourney, helps household

The Friday Flyer | Tennis Club holds turkey tourney, helps family

Tennis Membership holds turkey tourney, helps household

The Canyon Lake Tennis Membership’s month-to-month tennis match took a again seat Saturday to the membership coming collectively to assist a household impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Turkey Trot Staff Mixer match was held, then the actual gratification started.

With the membership doing its finest to abide by COVID-19 laws and to proceed to convey the neighborhood collectively, The Turkey Trot Staff Mixer was held and Staff 3 received with particular person excessive rating awards going to Tom Bol and Melissa Bol.

The Canyon Lake Tennis Membership mixed members’ efforts to donate over $2,000 in money and items to a Canyon Lake household impacted by COVID-19 employment cutbacks. Picture by Jeananne Woodman

Not solely did members take pleasure in some nice tennis and outside competitors on the courts, it was additionally a day the place members got here collectively by bringing donations to assist a household impacted financially by the pandemic.

“The Canyon Lake neighborhood got here collectively to assist a household in want,” Jennifer Denson, the membership’s Social Media Contact, mentioned. “Everybody was so beneficiant and donated cash and several other meals gadgets to the household in want.”

The household was doing nice in 2019 after which when COVID-19 hit, all the things modified for them, Jennifer mentioned. The spouse’s additional time hours, which they counted on to pay their payments, had been eradicated and the husband turned disabled and has been unable to work.

Earlier than they knew it, they had been three months in arrears with their utility payments, POA dues and mortgage funds, she mentioned. Additionally they had a pipe burst of their house which triggered injury and resulted in an insurance coverage fee. As an alternative of fixing the injury from the flooding, the household used the cash to purchase meals, so now their home remains to be in want of restore.

Canyon Lake Tennis Membership Treasurer Jeananne Woodman helped the membership members spring into motion. Inside every week’s time, the tennis membership pulled collectively and donated $1,485 in money, $470 in present playing cards and lots of meals gadgets and paper items.

“The look on their faces, after I introduced them with these, was priceless,” Jeananne mentioned. “I used to be blessed to have the ability to be the one to witness a household who was so grateful for all the meals, present playing cards and financial donations! The household expressed a lot pleasure and gratitude. With deep gratitude and appreciation, we are saying thanks to the Canyon Lake Tennis Membership members and the board.’’

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