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Women’s Racquetball July 2010 Newsletter

7 July 2010 One Comment

Hey Ladies~Welcome to the wonderful sport of racquetball we are VERY excited to have all of you participating in Women’s Racquetball!!

Please send any new happenings you are aware of to Angela31372@nullaol.com and I will put it in next month’s newsletter.

Read below, the WRA is hosting a picnic. It’s a lot of fun and we’d really like to have you all come out!!
WRA BBQ July 24th from 10am-4pm at West Fenwick Park in Kent (address below):
The Washington Racquetball Association (WRA) hosts a BBQ every year to honor racquetball players in Washington. This is a great event, with outdoor racquetball courts, if you’ve never played outdoor racquetball you need to give it a try it is VERY different, NO back wall!! There are tennis courts which several members use for Pickle Ball and amazing food! If you are a WRA member come on out, members can bring a non-member to this event. The address is: 3824 Reith Rd in Kent

Women’s Only Tournament (Queen’s of the Court):
July 30th-31st WOMEN’S ONLY 2 DAY TOURNAMENT-OLYMPIA BALLY’S
The entry form is attached to this email and Cheyenne will be sending out a separate email so please keep your eyes open for it J

Mini Golf Fundraiser for Foster Children
Jeannie Buntjner, Pat Lew, Karen Jaskolka, Dea Marshall and me (Angela Benjamin) are participating in a mini golf fundraiser to benefit Washington’s Foster Children. The benefit is held by Treehouse, a non-profit organization http://www.treehouse4kids.org/ We have formed a mini golf team “Chix with Stix” and will play on July 21st at Inner Bay Golf Course in Queen Anne. If you have any questions or would like to know how to support the team please email me at angela31372@nullaol.com

Leagues:
There are leagues on an on-going basis all over the state with women coming out in full force. If you are having trouble finding a league to play in please let one of us know and we’ll get you in contact with the right person.

South Sound Women’s Beginner League: Cheyenne is starting a Women’s Beginner League at Bally’s in Olympia, 17 women have already signed up! Contact Cheyenne to play: olympiaizzys@nullaol.com

If there are women interested in forming a Seattle Women’s League please contact me and I will take a look at that!! Angela31372@nullaol.com

Women’s Racquetball T-shirts and Hoodies: $18/$25
We have been selling Washington Women’s Racquetball T-shirts and Hoodies this season at every event for our WPRO fundraising efforts. There are quite a few left, so look for them at Play Days and Tournaments. If you don’t see your size and want to place an order, contact Lori Turley at lsturley@nullcomcast.net. If you have ordered in the past, you might want to touch base to let us know you still want your order.

WPRO Fundraising:
Our goal is to bring the Women’s Pro Tour (the best women players in the world) to the Puget Sound Challenge, November 2010 in Olympia. To get these special ladies here it will take some funding here’s how we are doing so far:
Funds raised:
December Play Day: $369
Kent Doubles Tourney: $63
State Doubles: $75
Winter Shootout Bham: $244
Seattle Open: $491.19
NW Open: $150
State Singles: $225
April Play Day: $176

Minute to Win It BBQ: $500
Other Donations coming in: $3200 (Thank you to everyone that has sent checks individually)

Total raised so far: About $6000 our goal is $10,000

Arbonne Thursday July 22nd 6:30p in Olympia
Cathy Epperson, National VP for Arbonne, is willing to donate 30% of sales from a Women’s Racquetball Show we are putting on in Olympia at Cheyenne’s home. This will be a “Girl’s Night” along with a great presentation of the Arbonne products which include everything from better/healthier make-up to nutritional supplements. There is no pressure to come buy anything, but just come join us for a nice evening and get better educated on caring for your body. Refreshments will be provided. Anyone and everyone is welcome. A flyer is attached to this email!

Poker Night:
As you might have heard, Karen Jaskolka hosted a Poker Night to raise money for our WPRO fundraising efforts. Thirty people attended and had a BLAST! Everyone is begging for more so we will be hosting a second event sometime in the fall, so keep your eyes peeled if this is something that interests you.

How you can help bring the WPRO to WA:
Collect your change in a zip-lock and donate at the next Women’s Event!
Purchase a Women’s Racquetball Hoodie or T-shirt (sold at almost every event this year).
Send suggestions to Cheyenne for Corporate Sponsors.
Spread the word!!

If you have any questions or suggestions please feel free to contact either myself or Cheyenne at any point and we will do our best to help!

Angela Benjamin
Angela31372@nullaol.com
206-854-8101

Cheyenne Hayes
Olympiaizzys@nullaol.com
360-556-9493

 

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