Tennis friends tipped generously last night at the BBC Guest Bartending event for the Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association (RSTTA). The non-profit organization, which combines after-school tutoring with instructional tennis to inner city youth, raised more than $6,000 from tip jar donations. Bartenders included Alice and Ted Barnett, Kathy Bevans, Mark Centrella, Jeremiah De Jose,Joe Dianna, Paige Draper, Tim Fitzgerald, Mike Hamilton, Katherine Maki, Ed McQuillin, Simon Peppiatt, Phil Pike, Andrew Pogonyi, Kelly Rasero, Cindy Wilkinson, Rob Wirth, and Marlene Zeleny.
The event was a kick-off to the 2015 Spring Benefit, which will take place on Thursday, May 21st at 6 pm at Wilmington Country Club. This year’s Benefit special guest Stan Smith, a former world #1 US tennis player who also happens to have the best-selling tennis sneaker, the Adidas Stan Smith, named after him. The public is invited to come to the RSTTA Spring Benefit. Click here for details.