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Celebrity Pickleball Challenge Raises Funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin

Celebrity Pickleball Challenge Raises Funds: Today marked the start of Summerfest’s first-ever celebrity charity pickleball tournament at The Gruber Law Offices One Call That’s All Sports Zone. Local luminaries, including business leaders, politicians, and television personalities like 12 Sports Director Dario Melendez, gathered under perfect weather to showcase their pickleball prowess and support charitable causes.

“Perfect weather for the first ever Celebrity Charity Pickleball Tournament here at the Summerfest Ground, specifically The Gruber Law Offices One Call That’s All Sports Zone.”
(Dario Melendez)

The event, organized as a round-robin tournament, aimed not only to crown the best pickleball player among the celebrities but also to raise funds for charity. Participants engaged in spirited matches, blending competitive spirit with community camaraderie.

Despite his team not emerging victorious, Melendez shared in the joy of the event’s success for charity. At the Special Olympics, Wisconsin emerged as the ultimate beneficiary, receiving a $1,000 donation from the winning team.

The inaugural Celebrity Charity Pickleball Tournament not only entertained but also underscored the community’s commitment to making a positive impact through sports and philanthropy. As Summerfest continues, the event stands as a testament to the power of sports in uniting individuals for a greater cause.

News in Brief : Celebrity Pickleball Challenge Raises Funds

Local celebrities, including 12 Sports Director Dario Melendez, kicked off Summerfest with its first celebrity charity pickleball tournament at The Gruber Law Offices One Call That’s All Sports Zone. The event aimed to crown the best player while raising funds for charity, benefiting Special Olympics Wisconsin with a $1,000 donation. Despite spirited matches and community camaraderie, Melendez’s team fell short but celebrated the event’s success. The tournament highlighted sports’ power to unite for a greater cause amidst perfect weather and enthusiastic participation.

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