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Mitchell Thorp Foundation teams up with Aviators for Tennis Smash

Mitchell Thorp Foundation teams up with Aviators for Tennis Smash

The Mitchell Thorp Foundation will host the Pillars of Hope Tennis Smash at the Omni La Costa Resort on Sunday, July 16. The “smashing” event will feature a dinner and auction event, as well as tennis action from Mylan World Team Tennis’ San Diego Aviators.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, founded in 2009 by Brad and Beth Thorp, whose son Mitchell died in 2008 after a five-year battle with an undiagnosed illness. The foundation’s mission is to help families in the region who have children suffering from life-threatening illness, diseases and disorders by providing financial and emotional resources.

The event begins with food stations and...

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