Newton, NC – Catawba Regional Hospice’s 14th Annual Benefit Tennis Classic will be held on September 23, 24, and 25, 2016, at Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, NC. The presenting sponsor is HealthSmart Pharmacy (formerly Medicap Pharmacy).

The tournament is a men’s/women’s doubles and mixed doubles event. Registration for the first event is $30; for a second event, the cost is $20 (two-event limit). Registration includes tournament play, food, drinks, and player gifts. The deadline for players to register is September 19, 2016.

As an added perk, players who register by September 6, 2016, are guaranteed a complimentary tee shirt in their preferred size.

Sponsorships are available as well, and businesses or individuals are invited to participate in the patient care fundraiser via a number of naming opportunities and supportive roles.

Proceeds from the tournament ensure that medical care, spiritual support, and other services are provided to patients cared for by Catawba Regional Hospice. The Hospice mission pledges to support all those in need, regardless of their financial means or lack of insurance coverage.

To register for the tournament or to become a sponsor, contact Sue Mulay, community development coordinator for Catawba Regional Hospice, at 828-466-0466, ext. 2357. Players and sponsors may also easily register online at

For specific questions regarding tournament rules, please contact Scott Nestor, tennis pro at Rock Barn, at 828-459-3630 or

About the Organization:
Catawba Regional Hospice, founded in 1979 as one of North Carolina’s original three hospice providers, is a community-based organization providing hospice medical care, patient and family support, and spiritual comfort throughout the multi-county Catawba region. From Lake James to Lake Hickory to Lake Norman, we serve patients and families regardless of diagnosis, age, gender, nationality, race, faith, sexual orientation, disability, or ability to pay. CRH is licensed by the state of North Carolina, certified by Medicare and Medicaid, and nationally accredited. For more information about our programs of service, call 828-466-0466 or visit

Photos: Tournament players take to the courts at last year’s Tennis Classic