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Down The Line and Beyond Ninth Annual Gala


March 16
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cynwyd Club
332 Trevor Ln
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 United States
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Down The Line and Beyond Ninth Annual Gala

March 16th, 2019
6pm to 10pm

The Cynwyd Club
332 Trevor Ln
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Brief Description:
The Down the Line and Beyond Foundation, a non-profit whose mission is to develop and strengthen inner-city communities in Philadelphia through the sport of tennis, will host its 9th Annual Gala on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 6-10pm at The Cynwyd Club. Former French Open Champion and current ESPN analyst Luke Jensen will serve as host for this popular event. Proceeds from the Annual Gala, Down the Line’s major fundraiser, have enabled the organization to provide 5,500 hours of free tennis, education, and character-building programs for local children in 2018, while creating employment opportunities for 20 coaches hired and trained from within the neighborhoods served. Later this spring, Down the Line will also unveil brand new tennis courts in the Poplar section of Philadelphia providing access to its programs to thousands of adults and children. In partnership with the USTA Foundation and American Express, this project is truly a community initiative, designed with and for the direct benefit of the Poplar residents.

With the newly-renovated Cynwyd Club as the beautiful backdrop, guests will enjoy an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner, with a live DJ and dancing to get everyone on their feet!

A number of unique live and silent auction items will also be available for bidding, including:
- Golf and tennis trips to notable destinations in the U.S.
- Signed tennis, golf, and entertainment memorabilia
- Tickets to the U.S. Open
- Gift cards to the finest restaurants in Philadelphia
- Other unique sporting and health/wellness experiences

Tickets for the Gala start at $200 per person.

For ticket, sponsorship, and advertising information, along with the full list of auction items, visit

Oscar Eppley
Executive Director
Down The Line and Beyond Foundation
(813) 838-2464