Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

G Gathering
        10th Annual Ping Pong for CHARITY Fundraiser

10th Annual Ping Pong for CHARITY Fundraiser



On a recent weekend, PingPong.GIVES hosted their 10th Annual Ping Pong for CHARITY events to raise awareness and funding for five charity partners focused on improving some aspect of mental health – Alzheimer's Association, Parkinson's Association , EVMS, PIN (People in Need) and Vanguard Landing. These organizations work to help people with dementia, depression and mild to moderate intellectual challenges.  The organization welcomed five celebrity guests for a weekend full of social ping pong – stimulating everyone's  physical, social and mental lifestyles.

From left: Ioanna Papadimitriou, Dean Johnson, Christian Laettner, PingPong.GIVES founder Ken Lees, Kenny Dennard, and Adoni Maropis

Celebrity VIP Welcome Party at Chevys in Virginia Beach

GEICO Virginia Beach headquarters. On the far table, Kenny Dennard

Charles Barker Lexus, Virginia Beach. Playing pingpong are Adoni Maropis and Ioanna Papadimitriou. In the background Neuropsychologist Dr. Scott Sautter and Dean Johnson.

Tournament at VB Field House. Kenny Dennard sharing a story with Dean Johnson.

Celebrity Slamfest at VB Field House.  Live music by Hotcakes, beer pong, great food, celebrity and open table pingpong, and silent auction.