$20,976 Raised To Help Fight Cystic Fibrosis
2017 HOTT Tournament Committee
(l-r) Rusty Jabour, Sue Finch, Gary Mollere, Sandra Harshbarger, HPTA President Debbie Klotzbach, HPTA Secretary Mrinal Desai, HPTA Treasurer Wendy Parrish, HPTA Vice President Galen Vicknair, Tournament Desk Coordinator Joycelyn LeBlanc, Tournament Director Lisa Sanner, and Michael Doyle.
The Highland Park Tennis Association and its Highland Open Tournament Team are proud to announce that $20,976 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the 2017 Jim Crane State Farm Highland Open and its related fundraising efforts.
The tournament hosted 168 players (84 men’s and women’s doubles teams) and was held April 7-9 at BREC’s Highland Park Tennis Center in Baton Rouge.
The funds were raised from a variety of sources, including corporate and business donations, tournament entry fees, a silent auction, the â€œ65 Rosesâ€ campaign, and the weekly HPTA Round Robin “tip jar.” Thanks to all of the individuals, businesses and organizations that helped us achieve our goal!
Since 2010, the Highland Open fundraising efforts have contributed $174,840 to CFF:
- $20,976 (2017)
- $24,808 (2016)
- $22,363 (2015)
- $21,725 (2014)
- $19,815 (2013)
- $20,653 (2012)
- $23,000 (2011)
- $21,500 (2010)
Also, since 2010, HPTA has conducted its â€œ65 Rosesâ€ campaign before and during the Highland Open tournament to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We are very proud to announce that HPTA met its goal in 2017 with 65 Roses sponsored. Here are the Rose tallies since 2010.
- 2017 – 65 Roses
- 2016 – 75 Roses
- 2015 – 80 Roses
- 2014 â€“ 68 Roses
- 2013 â€“ 72 Roses
- 2012 â€“ 80 Roses
- 2011 â€“ 86 Roses
- 2010 â€“ 84 Roses
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Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors and Donors
Jim Crane State Farm
Highland Park Tennis Association
Cortana Kiwanis Club (Saturday jambalaya lunch)
Pinnacle Exteriors (Chris Brantley, towel sponsor)
Baton Rouge Womenâ€™s Tennis Association
Professional Restoration Contractors of Louisiana
CRDN, The Textile Experts
Platinum Title and Settlement Services
Our Little Miss
Safelite Auto Glass
BREC Tennis Department, Blue Bayou Water Park, Brew-Bacher’s Grill, Calandro’s Supermarket, Calloway’s Health and Fitness, Capital City Produce, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Community Coffee, Creative Cam Photo Booth, DEMCO, Downtown Kiwanis Club, Leslie Falgoust, Sandra Harshbarger, House of Jamba, Izzoâ€™s Illegal Burrito, Kendra Scott, Debbie Klotzbach, KR Martin, Krispy Kreme Donuts, Lamps and Lighting, Rosalyn Landes, Joycelyn LeBlanc, LSU Athletics, Merci Beaucoup, New York Bagels, Quantum Express, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Renaissance Gallery, Sanctuary Home and Gifts, Debbie Schott, TJ Ribs, Whole Foods Market, Wildtree – Lisa Thomas, Shauna and Kris Walley, and Mike and Debbie Zaunbrecher (with Branden LeBlanc).
2017 Rose Sponsorships
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Thanks to our 2017 Rose Sponsors so far, as we seek to exceed our “65 Roses” goal for the eighth year in a row. Every dollar of every $100 Rose goes directly to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help find a cure for this terrible disease. Since 2010, the Highland Open’s fundraising efforts have contributed $153,864 to CFF, and $54,400 of those funds have come from Rose sponsorships.