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Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger and Food Network's Gina Neely to co-chair inaugural A Taste for Tennis event

Event to be held on Thursday, February 20 will benefit Tennis Memphis National Junior Tennis and Learning

Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger is joining together with Food Network’s Gina Neely to co-chair the inaugural “A Taste for Tennis” event tomorrow, Feb. 20, 2014, from 7-10 P.M. in Opus Restaurant on the First Tennessee Club Level of FedExForum. The event is sponsored by the Youth Athletic Foundation, Lexus of Memphis, Horseshoe Tunica, the Racquet Club of Memphis and String & Swing, benefitting Tennis Memphis National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL).

Event guests will be able to mix and mingle with Memphis Grizzlies players and coaches, celebrity foodies, dance to live music and bid on great art and other items in both live and silent auctions to help raise funds and awareness for Tennis Memphis NJTL.

Tickets for the event are $100 and can be purchased online at as well as in person at the Leftwich, Wolbrecht and Eldon Roark Tennis Centers, with proceeds going toward Tennis Memphis NJTL. Included in the ticket is free parking in the Toyota Parking Garage at FedExForum on the night of the event. Tickets purchased online will be available at Will Call only. For more ticket information, contact Tennis Memphis by phone at 901-374-0603 or by email at