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Jefferson City Pickleball Club Donates 5K Dollars To Special Olympics Missouri

Jefferson City Pickleball Club Donates 5K Dollars: Jefferson City, Missouri in a heartfelt gesture of community support, the Jefferson City Pickleball Club presented a generous donation of $5,000 to the Special Olympics of Missouri on Monday afternoon.

The philanthropic initiative stemmed from the club’s third annual Pickle-Dilly Tournament, held on May 18th and 19th. The tournament, aimed at rallying support for a noble cause, saw an impressive turnout, marking it as the most successful iteration since its inception in 2019. With 116 enthusiastic pickleball participants wielding their paddles, the event showcased the community’s strong commitment to making a positive impact.

The Jefferson City Pickleball Club’s President, Kevin Haslag, expressed his gratitude for the overwhelming support he received during this year’s tournament. Haslag highlighted the significance of the event, emphasizing its role in fostering friendship and solidarity among participants, all while contributing to a meaningful cause.

Speaking to KRCG, Haslag underscored the club’s mission to promote inclusivity and engagement within the community. With the recent addition of eight dedicated pickleball courts at Washington Park, the club aims to cultivate interest in the increasingly popular sport and encourage community members to join their ranks.

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Looking ahead, Haslag shared exciting plans for a grand opening event scheduled for June 29th, celebrating the inauguration of the new pickleball courts at Washington Park. The event promises to be a testament to the club’s strong dedication to enhancing recreational opportunities and fostering a sense of unity within Jefferson City.

News in Brief: Jefferson City Pickleball Club Donates 5K Dollars

The Jefferson City Pickleball Club donated $5,000 to Special Olympics of Missouri after their successful Pickle-Dilly Tournament, boasting 116 participants and fostering community support. President Kevin Haslag highlighted the event’s camaraderie and inclusivity, aligning with the club’s mission.

With eight new courts at Washington Park, the club aims to expand interest in pickleball and host a grand opening event on June 29th. Their philanthropic efforts exemplify a commitment to community betterment and inspire others to contribute positively.

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