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ABAC Tennis team promotes reading with 'Rally for Reading'

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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Get your tennis racquet to promote reading. The Reading Capital of the World is hosting a "Rally for Reading" at the ABAC Tennis Center.

ABAC Tennis players are teaming up with the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence to raise money for the program. tennis tournament is open to the public.

"We're going to have a great tennis event to kick off our Big Read program. We do something ever summer but this year is special because we just crossed 5 million accelerated reader points," said Mike Brumby.

"I thought it would be great for us. I know Coach Brumby since I been here and he's always done this with Tift county High School. And he's wanted to develop it with ABAC," said Dale White, ABAC Tennis Head Coach.

The entry fee is a $100 donation and it is limited to the first 36 players. To register for the event, call Mike  Brumby 229-382-7515.

The event is Sunday, February 9th from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the ABAC Tennis Center.

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