Grammy award-winning winners Blood, Sweat & Tears, and the McEnroe brothers, John and Patrick, are the latest additions to 29th Annual Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Gala in November at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Also joining the line-up are former pros Rennae Stubbs, Jesse Levine and former tennis pro and actress Maeve Quinlan.
Blood, Sweat & Tears’ second album topped the Billboard charts for weeks and beat out the Beatles’ Abbey Road for the prestigious Album of the Year Grammy award. That album produced the hits “You Made Me So Very Happy,” “Spinning Wheel,” and “And When I Die.”
The black-tie Gala Dinner Dance on Nov. 10, which begins at 6 p.m., includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $750 per person and can be purchased at www.chrisevert.org/tickets/.
The McEnroes and other pros and celebrities take to the court for the Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, and an exclusive Pro-Am, as well as a Classic Cocktail Party for VIP’s and Sponsors on Friday, Nov. 9, poolside at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The three-day charity event also includes two days of celebrity tennis (Nov. 10-11) at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
Chris Evert’s fundraising efforts began in 1989 following her retirement from professional tennis and has raised more than $24 million to date, including $800,000 in 2017. The monies raised are distributed to programs funded through the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida and the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County.
For more info or to buy tickets go to www.chrisevert.org.