Fundraising Pub Quiz

Join the Totally Tennis team at the fundraising pub quiz on Friday 6th December at The Queen’s College Arms in Pamber End, Tadley.

Pit your wits against your fellow players to be crowned the winning team. All proceeds from the quiz and raffle will go towards purchasing a defibrillator for the indoor centre.

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Coach Steph, who is organising the event said, “We want to get a defibrillator for the courts due to the increased number of people playing and because so many people exercise in the park itself.”

Time: 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Cost: £20 per person (includes dinner)

Team: Maximum of 6 players per team

All players (over 18) and their friends and family welcome. To sign up for the event telephone 01256 358816 or visit reception.

Club Held Its Annual Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

Totally Tennis held it’s World’s Biggest Coffee morning event in support of Macmillan Cancer Support alongside the clubs’ regular Mixed Morning session last Friday. The players enjoyed the matchplay session followed by coffee and a choice of delicious cakes at the indoor centre. The event raised to the charity’s goal to meet its target for this year.

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The club has been a regular supporter of the annual coffee morning event for many years, raising money to donate to the charity which improves the lives of people and their families affected by cancer. Last year the nationwide coffee morning events raised an incredible £26,914,382.

Head coach James McIntosh said, “In total Totally Tennis raised £132 for Macmillan. Thank you to everyone that supported the event by attending the coffee morning donating to this great cause. Also thanks to everyone that baked for the event.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest charity fundraising event raising money to enable the charity to provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care in this country. The money raised at events like the coffee morning funds vital services and enables the charity to work alongside people affected by cancer and improve cancer care, making a real difference in people’s lives.

 

Totally Tennis Hosting Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Totally Tennis are once again hosting a tennis and coffee morning on Friday 27th September in support of the Macmillan ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ campaign. The club will host its mixed morning tennis session from 10am followed by coffee and cakes at 11.30am at the indoor centre, inviting players to join together to contribute to the charity’s target. The annual event has become part of the club’s charity event calendar encouraging players to get fit and healthy whilst raising money for a good cause.

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Macmillan*, the UK’s leading cancer supporter charity, is almost entirely funded by donations and simply cannot support the growing number of people with cancer who need them without the public’s help. Every two minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer. There are over 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK and this is set to grow to almost 4 million by 2030. Macmillan are the only charity supporting anyone, no matter their age, where they live and or their cancer diagnosis. They help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support.

We are hosting our annual coffee morning to support this worthwhile cause. Cancer can affect anyone, and it impacts on every part of life. Macmillan provides financial, physical and emotional support for people living with cancer, so that’s why we want to raise money so that everybody gets the help they need.

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Support people with cancer in your community to live life as fully as they can, by joining in Macmillan’s Coffee Morning this September. For more information about the event contact Totally Tennis on 01256 358816.

M&S* have been the headline partner of Macmillan’s Coffee Morning since 2010. Throughout 2018 M&S raised almost £3 million, enough to fund 55 Macmillan professionals for a year. An incredible £2 million came from the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, running throughout September. These professionals are a lifeline for many patients and their families; giving crucial emotional support, helping manage treatment side effects and sharing practical advice like diet and lifestyle tips.

Totally Tennis’ adult morning sessions are 90 minutes and include fitness drills and match play available every week on Mondays and Fridays (10am – 11.30am) at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park.

For more information about the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning: www.macmillan.org.uk/coffeeFor information, support or just someone to talk to, call 0808 808 00 00 or visit macmillan.org.uk.

* Information sourced from macmillan.org.uk

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Friday 30th September

Totally Tennis are once again hosting a tennis and coffee morning as part of Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. On Friday 30th September, the club will host its Friday morning tennis session from 10am followed by coffee and cakes at 11.30am at the indoor centre, inviting guests to join together to contribute to the charity’s goal to raise its £8 million target.

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In 2015 the charity celebrated the 25th anniversary of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raising a whopping £27.6 million in the process. Headline partner Marks and Spencer contributed a massive £2.2million of that total alone via its staff and customers.  The annual event, which the club has always supported has become part of the club’s charity event calendar, encouraging its players to get fit and healthy whilst raising money for a good cause and do a little baking too. There are now 2.5 million people in the UK living with cancer and it’s estimated that by 2030 that figure will be closer to 4 million people. Macmillan want to be there for them all, their goal is to make sure no one faces cancer alone, providing medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. From diagnosis, through treatment and beyond Macmillan provide constant support to fight life’s biggest challenge.
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Last year supporters of Macmillan Cancer Support raised a combined total of £229 million, an £11.8 million increase on 2014 and reached 5.8 million people affected by cancer. Did you know that just £28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and ensuring that their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support. Find out more information about Macmillan’s Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning hereTotally Tennis’ ninety minute morning sessions provides a healthy mixture of coaching, fitness and social match play in mixed sessions every Monday and Friday from 10.00am – 11.30am. For more information, please telephone 01256 358816 or visit our website www.totallytennis.co.uk
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Information and official advertising material sourced from coffee.macmillan.org.uk

Charity Fundraising Efforts

Totally Tennis held it’s World’s Biggest Coffee morning event in support of Macmillan Cancer Support alongside the clubs’ regular Ladies Morning session last Friday. The ladies enjoyed the drills and matchplay session followed by coffee and a choice of delicious cakes at the indoor centre. The event raised just over £60 which Totally Tennis matched so overall the club contributed £120 to the charity’s goal to meet its target for this year.

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The club has been a regular supporter of the annual coffee morning event for many years, raising money to donate to the charity which improves the lives of people and their families affected by cancer. Last year the nationwide coffee morning events raised £25 million and the charity aims to raise even more this year.

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The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest charity fundraising event raising money to enable the charity to provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care in this country. The money raised at events like the coffee morning funds vital services and enables the charity to work alongside people affected by cancer and improve cancer care, making a real difference in people’s lives. One in three of us will get cancer. Two million of us are living with it. If you are affected by cancer, Macmillan can help.

TT1Centre Manager and master cake baker Emily Wootton said, “The Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning is something we have always supported and I pleased that our players had the opportunity to get involved again this year, helping to make a difference whilst enjoying their hobby.

Totally Tennis Ladies Morning sessions provides a healthy mixture of coaching and social match play in a ladies only sessions every Monday and Friday from 10.00am – 11.30am. For more information, please telephone 01256 358816 or visit our website www.totallytennis.co.uk

Support Isla’s Charity Snack Sale

If you are at Totally Tennis in the War Memorial Park come and support Mini Tennis Player Isla Hignett who is selling snacks (priced from a very reasonable 40p each) at the indoor centre to raise money for her school charity project “Grow A Pound Project’.

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Last year, Hignett raised just under £50 selling snacks to raise money for a project at a school in Gambia. This year she is fundraising for four charities Jack’s Place (for Autism), Sebastian’s Action Trust which has The Bluebells facility in North Waltham, Guide Dogs for The Blind and a project at her own school, Great Binfields School.   

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Well done Isla we support your initiative and keep up the good work!

Hampshire Court Charity Fun and Games

Totally Tennis coach Shyam Vithlani, who runs the tennis programme at Hampshire Court, sat in a bath of baked beans and had his legs waxed all in the name of charity helping to raise a whopping £1200. Vithlani’s exploits were all part of Hampshire Court Leisure week of fundraising to raise money for BBC’s Children in Need.

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The week-long events included a car wash day on the Monday, a personal training marathon on Tuesday with back-to-back sessions over a thirteen hour period, File and Polish nail services on Wednesday and a Swimathon on Thursday where there was continuous lane swimming in the pool. The week finished with a flourish and superhero fancy dress on Friday Fun Day, where members paid the most donations to see Vithlani get his legs waxed, staff sat in a bath of baked beans for five hours and there was a cake sale too.

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