Benifiting: GACTA's Aces in Motion tennis outreach program
Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA) is hosting its Second Annual Bryan Shelton Celebration of Tennis on Friday August 21st and Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, to benefit its tennis outreach program, Aces in Motion (AIM). This two part event will feature an evening celebration, Aim for the Stars, on Friday at the Gainesville Women'a Club from 6:30pm-10pm featuring music from Gosia and Ali, Dinner catered by Southern Charm Kitchen, a raffle, silent auction and keynote spacker Bryan Shelton, UF's men's head tennis coach. Then a tennis clinic and exhibition beginning at 8:30am Saturday morning with refreshments provided by Bagel Bakery and Mojo Hogtown Bar-B-Que.
Tickets for the Friday evening celebration are $50 each, for the Saturday morning tennis event $30 each, with a $10 adult spectator fee. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.gainesvilletennis.org or at http://gactafundraiser.eventbrite.com
The Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that promotes health, character development and education through tennis. GACTA’s Aces in Motion program focuses on underserved youth of all abilities living in Gainesville, Florida. AIM uses tennis to help improve the lives of primarily low-income students, from elementary school through high school, with an emphasis on physical fitness, character development and improving study skills and academic performance. AIM’s long-term goal is to help participants live healthier lives and develop the skills necessary to escape poverty by enrolling in programs that lead to productive career pathways.