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Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King are bringing their annual World TeamTennis Smash Hits charity night of tennis to Cleveland

October 27, 2011
7:00 pm


Pre-match VIP Reception and Live Auction

Mingle with Sir Elton John & Billie Jean King as well as all of the players, sit court-side for the match, enjoy world-class tennis, and have the opportunity to bid on once in a lifetime items at the pre-match VIP Reception and Live Auction. Past auctions have included items such as Billie Jean King’s Wimbledon Centre Court seats, one of Sir Elton John’s signed piano benches, Super Bowl tickets and more!

Host Committee opportunities begin at $10,000 and feature an exclusive photo with Billie Jean and Elton among many other benefits. Individual VIP ticket opportunities and sponsorships begin at $1,000. All proceeds from the VIP Reception benefit the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, and all live auction proceeds benefit the AIDS Taskforce and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

For information on how to be a part of this amazing opportunity, please call John Farina at 216-357-2221 or e-mail him at jfarina@atfgc.org.

New York, N.Y. (August 16, 2011) — Longtime friends Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King are bringing their annual World TeamTennis Smash Hits charity night of tennis to Cleveland for the first time in the event’s 19-year history. Tennis greats Andy Roddick, Martina Navratilova and Amelie Mauresmo will join other top players for WTT Smash Hits presented by GEICO on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Public Hall in Cleveland. Tickets for the one-night event can be purchased HERE. The event is produced by World TeamTennis in association with the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.

Smash Hits has raised more than $10 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) and various local AIDS charities since 1993. This year’s event will benefit EJAF and the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. The funds raised at the pre-match Smash Hits VIP Reception will be specifically targeted for local programs.
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