August 23, 2020
PPPA – WEEKLY EMAIL BLAST
In this week's blast:
We're sorry to have to give you this news, but the Colorado Springs Office of Special Events is not issuing Special Events permits for the rest of the year due to the uncertain COVID-19 health conditions. Without this Special Events permit we are not able to reserve the pickleball courts at Monument Valley Park, our tournament venue. We will try again next year!
Steve Ridings, Board Tournament Supervisor
Lisa Kline, Board Tournament Coordinator
Alia Rieker, Tournament Director
Please Click the Balloon!
PPPA Members, most of you remember last year’s request from Bob Koff for used/old paddles to teach pickleball to the high school kids at a fishing town in Alaska. Bob is headed out again this winter to the US Antarctic Bases at McMurdo and the South Pole. Antarctica and could use some donated used or old paddles that you may have sitting around. Pickleball is gaining in popularity there but they could use some more equipment. Anyone interested in donating paddles can contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org or give him a call on his cell at 719-494-7703. Thanks for your support of this worthwhile effort to share Pickleball in Antarctica.
PPPA Board of Directors
Please support our new Premium Sponsor!
Do you shop online on Amazon.com? Switch to AmazonSmile and PPPA will receive a small percent of every transaction! It adds up!
(AmazonSmile is operated by Amazon as their way to give back to charitable organizations)
PPPA is now enrolled in the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same shopping features as on Amazon.com.
Go to smile.amazon.com and select Pikes Peak Pickleball Association from the list as your designated charity. Once you select PPPA, 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase will be donated to PPPA. Spread the word to family and friends for them to designate PPPA as their charitable organization on AmazonSmile too!
In order for PPPA to receive funds from your purchases, you must always go through smile.amazon.com when preparing to shop online.
Did you know that you can earn $$$ for PPPA with every dollar you spend when you shop at King Soopers or City Market?
See this flyer for information and how you can sign up.