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Children’s Advocacy Centers of MS to Host 5th Annual “Make a Racket for the Kids” Fundraiser

Make a Racket for the kids
A Tennis & Pickleball Round Robin Fundraiser for Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi

October marks the 5th annual Make a Racket for the Kids tennis & pickleball tournament to help raise funds for Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi, whose work has been helping defeat child abuse for 20 years.

The pickleball tournament will kick off the festivities on October 6th at The Country Club of Jackson, with all playing levels welcome. The competitive levels for this event will be both intermediate and advanced. On October 21st the tennis mixed doubles event kicks off at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson. All playing levels are welcomed, with combination levels of 6.0 and below, 7.0 and 8.0 and above.

“We are thrilled to be able to host this event for the 5th consecutive year. Make a Racket for the Kids is one of those special events that allows the community to come together, have fun, and raise funds for our cause that has helped save over 44,000 children in our state.” said Liz Torricelli, the Community Outreach Coordinator for CACM.

The entry fee to play either tennis or pickleball is $45, to play both tennis and pickleball $80, and $25 for non-players to participate. For additional information on Make a Racket for the Kids, contact Liz Torricelli directly via phone at 601.940.6183 ext.1005 or via e-mail at

You can also register now by following this link: HTTPS://MSCHAPTERCACS.NETWORKFORGOOD.COM/EVENTS/32954-5TH-ANNUAL-MAKE-A-RACKET-FOR-THE-KIDS. Anyone can also follow along with CACM’s journey through social media at @childadvocacyms.


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