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Fundacion MIR Family Weekend For Life: Tennis Tournament

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The Fundacion MIR Family Weekend for Life tennis tournament began bright and early at 9AM on Saturday the 14th of August at the la Terraza Tennis Club in Casa de Campo as a group of enthusiastic and philanthropic tennis players gathered and prepared to battle it out to be crowned the MIR tennis champion!

The results of the tennis tournament were as follows:

Juniors – Category A
Winner: Juan José Arteaga
Runner-up: Charlie Grande

Juniors – Category B
Winner: Sebastian Rodriguez
Runner-up:
Guillermo García

Womens Doubles – Category A
Winner: Marisa Artega
Runner-up:
María Chase Ginebra

Womens Doubles – Category B
Winner: Miranda Rodriguez
Runner-up:
Peggy Goldberg

Mens Doubles – Category A
Winner: Diego Sánchez De León
Runner-up:
Juan José Arteaga (hijo)

Mens Doubles – Category B
Winner: Teddy Heinsen
Runner-up:
Gonzalo Sánchez De León

MIR FACT: A donation of just $300 would provide the Fundacion MIR’s nursing home with ALL the supplies they need for an entire month!

ABOUT MIR
The Fundacion MIR (Mission International Rescue) is a non-profit organization that works to supply the Dominican Republic’s most marginalized people with a variety of life-altering services. Since 1990, we have served the women, youth and children of La Romana and the Eastern region of the Dominican Republic by partnering with and providing funding for social programs. With the help of benefactors and individual contributions, the programs provide a home, medical assistance, education and technical preparation for the people that are most in need in our community.

To read more about the Fundacion MIR, click here, and click on the links below:

Advance Preview: The Fundacion MIR Family Weekend For Life

It’s time for Spring Cleaning donate your unwanted things to the Fundacion MIR!

Dominican basketball star Ivan Almonte plays ball with the boys of the Fundacion MIR

The Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders ‘cheer’ with the Fundacion MIR!

Learning to save at the Fundacion MIR’s boys school

Sugar Open 2010: Dinner and prize-giving at the La Romana Country Club

Sugar Open 2010: Ladies Luncheon and MIR Bazaar at the La Romana Country Club

The Sugar Open 2010: golfing action on the Teeth of the Dog!

The Sugar Open 2010: Dinner hosted by the Gonzalez-Bunster family

The Sugar Open 2010: opening cocktails at the Casa de Campo Yacht Club

Celebrities tour the Fundacion MIR schools!

The Fundacion MIR’s Magical Splendor for Life Gala: breathtakingly glamourous!

The Fundacion MIR ‘After-party’ with DJ Gringo hosted by Praia

The Fundacion MIR receives a donation of Dell Computers

Volunteers from the Fundacion MIR and CARE lend a helping hand in HAITI

El Nacimiento Viviente MIR 2009: Christmas nativity play performed by the children of the Fundacion MIR

Cartier Benefit at Casa Grande in aid of the Fundacion MIR and the Hogar del Niño

Running the New York Marthon in aid of the Fundacion MIR

Halloween @ Onno’s in aid of the Fundacion MIR

Fundación MIR celebrates another successful ‘Family Weekend for Life’ in Casa de Campo

Discovering the Fundacion MIR: La Clinica de Familia

Magical Splendor For Life – more than $200,000 raised!

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