Tennis round robin Sept. 20 to benefit At Home Downeast

first_imgBLUE HILL — A tennis round robin to benefit At Home Downeast will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Blue Hill Country Club with the following day as a rain date. Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 At Home Downeast is a program of the Washington Hancock Community Agency that provides support services to allow aging community members in nine towns from Stonington to Surry to remain in their homes as long as possible.The services, many provided by volunteers, include rides to medical appointments, grocery/prescription deliveries and twice-monthly visits from a licensed health care professional.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text“We hope we’ll come out of this with 40 people knowing a whole lot more about what this agency does,” said tennis pro Bob Christie, who will run the tournament.Christie said the mixed doubles round robin will be limited to 20 men and 20 women, each of whom will play up to five abbreviated matches of eight games with no-add scoring.Players will be matched randomly with a different partner for each match.Points will be awarded to each player based upon game scores, and the man and woman scoring the most points will receive awards crafted by Rackliffe Pottery of Blue Hill.The entry fee is $30 per player and those wishing to participate should call 374-5852 for more information or to preregister.Refreshments and healthy meals will be provided throughout the day.Major sponsors for the event include Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, Healthy Peninsula and Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.For more information about At Home Downeast, call Kara Janes at 374-5852 or email kjanes@whcacap.org. Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. hbowden@ellsworthamerican.com GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017 Latest Posts Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Biolast_img read more

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