Playing Together 2016 Recap


Thank You
Thank you to everyone who made our 9th Annual Playing Together for a Brighter Beginning fundraiser a success. With your support, we were able to raise $70,000 for our work with vulnerable East Bay Families.

Congratulations to this year’s tennis tournament winners:

  • US Open Flight: Team France (Peter Singelstad,Simon Marlow, Jenny Taylor, Carey Andre)
  • Australian Open Flight: Team China (Anita Siegel, Bill Minikel, John Lisenko, Al Quiroz)
  • French Open Flight: Team Canada (Chrissy Serpa, Maureen Gsand, Marc Gsand, Pablo Schurig)


Thank you to all of our volunteers who made Playing Together 2016 possible:
Mariani Salmon, Mary Ann Dohm, Nancy Wenck, Chloe Priday, Allen Lescure, Helena Singelstad, Peter Singelstad, David Griest, Kelley Griest, Simon Marlow, Fiona Marlow, Dr. Suzanne Dudeck, Gary Carter, Ian Wenck, Jon Salmon, Melody Cannon, M’Liss Greenlee, and Jennifer Puckett.

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Tour the World Renowned Oliver Ranch

We still have a few spots available for our exclusive tour of the internationally renowned Oliver Ranch in the heart of Sonoma County. Reserve your spot today by emailing Preethi Kembaiyan at Sign-ups are $150/person. The trip is being coordinated for Spring 2017.


Shout Out to Our Sponsors

This year’s event would not have been possible without the support of the following companies and individuals:


John Glass


Orinda Shell Auto Care






Allen Lesure, Amphora Nueva, Anchor Brewing Company, Anita and Mel Siegel, Anonymous, Arthur Desrosiers, Bank of the West, Barbara Anast, Dr.Barbara and Stuart McCullough, Black Stallion Estate Winery, Brandt Rossi Family Vineyards, Campo di Bocce, The Clorox Company Foundation, Concannon Vineyard, David Griest, Delicato Family Vineyards, Derby Wine Estates, Diana Rodriguez, Disneyland Inc., Dr.Liz Nickels, Dr. Suzanne Dudeck & Gary Carter, Faction Brewing, Field Stone Winery & Vineyard, Foley Family Wines, J.Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Jeff Cohn Cellars, Jill Gonzalez, Jim Curl & Oceanside Valentine’s Week, Kaiser Permanente, LaFoot, Mariani and Jon Salmon, Martha and Sal Rosales, Mary Rocha, Montrose Travel, Nancy Wenck, Oliver Ranch, Pear Valley Vineyard, Pier 39, Pine Ridge Vineyards, Rhonda Ramirez, Rossi’s Tennis & Running, Rubino Cellars, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, Semifreddis, Sol Rouge, The Clorox Company Foundation, The Winery SF, Victoria Hamlin, Wilson Sporting Goods, Wine Access and Winery Collective San Francisco.

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