Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Named as Keynote Speaker for Annual Women & Girls Luncheon – Apr 5, 2018


OLD GREENWICH, CT – Tennis legend Billie Jean King has been named as the keynote speaker for the 20th Annual Fund for Women & Girls Luncheon to be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Billie Jean King will make an appearance and deliver the keynote address to friends and supporters of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls. The event will take place at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency, 1800 E Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, CT 06870. Source: Digital Journal

According to the Digital Journal article The Fund for Women & Girls is the largest women’s fund in New England:

“The Fund for Women & Girls, a special interest fund of the Community Foundation, is the largest women’s fund in New England. Our mission is to engage philanthropists and invest in sustainable solutions that lead to economically secure and healthy women and girls throughout Fairfield County.”

Net proceeds from the event will support the Family Economic Security Program (FESP) at Housatonic Community College.

Billie Jean King is a retired professional tennis player and founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Women’s Tennis Association. Her professional tennis career spanned from 1959-1983 in which she was the winner of multiple Grand Slam Singles championships. Billie Jean King was the winner of the Australian Open in 1968 and the French Open in 1972. Billie Jean King also is a six-time Wimbledon champion for 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973 and 1975 as well as a four-time US Open champion for 1967, 1971, 1972 and 1974. Perhaps her most famous match was against Bobby Riggs in 1973 in what was called “The Battle of the Sexes” in which she defeated Riggs to a televised audience.

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