Mercedes-Benz Hosted Tennis Tournament to Benefit Hillsides
Caption: Rosa LeClerc of La Canada, Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi of Rusnak Auto Group, and Lourdes Gonzalez of Whittier
“A tennis tournament geared for women in our community is a fantastic and competitive way to raise awareness and funds for Hillsides!” said Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi, vice president of public relations for Rusnak Auto Group. “The competition was fierce and thrilling to watch at Flint Canyon Tennis Club in La Canada Flintridge,”
“Rusnak Auto Group presented a creative opportunity for people to learn about Hillsides while participating in this tennis tournament,” said Joseph Costa, Hillsides chief executive officer. “We can always count on Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi to share her love for not only tennis, but Hillsides mission.”
The tournament was hosted at Flint Canyon Tennis Club (FCTC), La Canada's best kept secret nestled away in the foothills of La Canada. This family owned business has been in existence for more than thirty years. It has been owned and managed by the Tamborini family for the past 11 years.
Participants were able to bid on fun auction items donated by The Factory Hair & Makeup Salon, AsomBroso Tequila, Déjà vu Spa, RejuvaYou and Cortiglia Bags. The event was catered by Scarlet Tea Room and Fine Dining and cupcakes were donated by Ah, How Sweet!.
Funds raised will support the services and programs offered by Hillsides, serving more than 7,000 children and families annually. Four core programs comprise the charity: Residential Treatment, Family Resource Centers, Youth Moving On, Hillsides Education Center.
To learn more about the Pasadena children’s charity, visit www.Hillsides.org. To learn how you can also support Hillsides, call Carrie Espinoza at (323) 254-2274 ext. 254.
As a Pasadena foster care charity founded in 1913, Hillsides creates safe places for children at risk and their families by providing residential care, mental health services, special education, and advocacy. To learn more about Hillsides, visit www.Hillsides.org.
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
Contact: Marisol Barrios-Jordan
(323) 254-2274 ext. 274
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