Chapel Haven to honor Dr. Jerry Berg Jan. 7 with a tennis tournament at Yale


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Chapel Haven will honor the memory of Dr. Jerry Berg, second from right in photo, with a tennis tournament Jan. 7

Do you love tennis?

Chapel Haven is proud to announce the Chapel Haven Tennis Tournament in memory of the late Jerry Berg and to benefit the Jerry Berg Scholarship Fund.

 

Please join us Sunday, Jan. 7, 2-5 p.m. at the state-of-the-art Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale for an exciting afternoon of adult round robin tennis! Enter as a team or individual and we will match you up.Spectators are also welcome!

 

All proceeds will go to the Jerry Berg Tennis Scholarship Fund @Chapel Haven,making tennis lessons available and affordable to all adults at Chapel Haven who want to join in Chapel Haven’s Adaptive Tennis Program.

 

When: Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018
Time: 2-5 p.m.
Where: Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale
279 Derby Avenue
West Haven, CT

The day will include:

  • Adult doubles (team or individual)
  • A Team Tennis Exhibition by Chapel Haven players
  • Refreshments, snacks, prizes & fun

 

Entry: $75 per individual

 

Please register online through Chapel Haven’s Donate Now page. Click here and select the Jerry Berg Tennis Tournament Option:

Register for the Jerry Berg Tennis Tournament Here

You will be prompted to also fill out an online registration form.

 

About Jerry Berg:

Jerry Berg, a great friend of Chapel Haven and our community members, grew up playing tennis in Queens, NY and avidly throughout his 40-year medical career as a practicing radiologist in his own practice at Waterbury Hospital. Married to his wife, Barbara, for 52 years, and father of Melissa, Adam and Jason, Jerry also taught medical students at Yale and was a highly respected member of his community. Tennis continued to be one of his great passions and when he retired from medical practice in 2014, he was invited to help coach North Haven High School’s tennis team. Soon after he became a volunteer coach in Chapel Haven’s Adaptive Tennis Program, led by coach Jerry Weil. Jerry was deeply admired by our adults, as he taught them not just tennis, but pride, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport.

 

Questions?

Please contact Jerry Weil at Coach Jerry or at (413) 446-0824

Melissa Lawson at Melissa Lawson or by phone, (203) 915-6170

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