Upstate And Wofford Tennis Set To Collaborate On Rally For The Cure On Oct. 29

Upstate And Wofford Tennis Set To Collaborate On Rally For The Cure On Oct. 29

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – After the success of the first year that the USC Upstate Tennis teams sponsored the Rally For The Cure, the teams have added a few special touches to the event this year and have also enlisted the help of the Wofford tennis programs for the second annual Rally For The Cure, which will be held at the USC Upstate Tennis Complex on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The event cost is $20 per entrant with proceeds benefitting Susan G. Komen For The Cure and entrants can either team with a player on USC Upstate or Wofford’s teams to form a mixed doubles team or create their own doubles pairings.
 
Last year, Upstate’s Rally For The Cure had more than 36 participants, raising $400, and we are setting a goal to surpass that this year.  Additional touches have been added to make this an even better event.  So come out and join us!
 
“We are very excited about being involved with the Rally For The Cure again this year,” Director of Tennis Tami Matheny said. “It was a great event for us last year and we’ve been lucky enough to get Wofford to join us this year. We all know someone who has been affected by this tragic disease and we are glad to be able to have this opportunity to remind people about the importance of early detection, which is part of the Rally For The Cure’s mission.”
 
The event is open to both men and women. In addition to playing tennis, you will receive prizes, event favors, and a one year magazine subscription to the magazine of your choice (from those that are available).
 
For more information or to sign up, contact USC Upstate Director of Tennis Tami Matheny at
tmatheny@uscupstate.edu   or 864-503-5172. 
 
Rally For The Cure offers a unique and easy opportunity to play tennis and make a difference. Since 1996 Rally for the Cure has proudly spread the life-saving message of early detection to more than 1.2 million participants through our sporting events. In addition to our primary goal of raising awareness, Rally volunteers and participants have raised over $30 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died from breast cancer at the age of 36. Today, the Foundation is an international organization with a network of more than 75,000 volunteers working through local affiliates and events like the Komen Race for the Cure® to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. Together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors, the Komen Foundation has raised more than $740 million for the fight against breast cancer.
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