About The Event
Last year, the 2014 Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic raised an amazing $700,000 dollars. Since 1989, Chris Evert's efforts have contributed over $21.9 million in an ongoing campaign against drug abuse and child neglect in Florida. With the help of loyal and generous sponsors, participating celebrities, legions of volunteers and a dedicated staff, Chris Evert continues to raise money to fund programs that ensure a bright future for at-risk children and their families.
Hosted at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and the celebrated Boca Raton Resort & Club, this multi-day event features two days of Pro-Celebrity Tennis, the Classic Cocktail Party, Tennis with Chrissie and Friends at the Pro-Am and the Pro-Celebrity Gala, an elegant, first-class evening of entertainment, dining and dancing. Don’t forget about the exciting live auction at the Gala with exceptional, one-of-kind items that you will have to see to believe!
About Our Title Sponsor
Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James is a Florida-based diversified financial services holding company with subsidiaries engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to investment banking and asset management.
Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James has more than 6,200 financial advisors serving approximately 2.5 million accounts in more than 2,500 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $475 billion. Raymond James stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (RJF). Raymond James has delivered 107 consecutive quarters of profitability and 29 straight years of paying dividends to shareholders, largely credited to the firm’s continued focus on its founding core values: a client-first perspective, conservatism, independence and integrity.
The company, which through the years has continued to focus on client interests, needs and service while supporting the independence of its affiliated advisors, is pleased that its business and corporate culture receive frequent honors from third parties. In 2014, Fortune magazine ranked Raymond James Financial among the most admired securities companies in the world. Maintaining multi-year traditions, several Raymond James advisors were named to lists of top advisors by Barron’s and Financial Times, and were recognized for their philanthropic efforts by trade publications. In addition, Raymond James was named the 10th leading municipal bonds underwriter in the nation in 2013, according to Thomson Reuters, maintaining Public Finance’s tradition of remaining in the top 10 for more than a decade. In 2014, the Raymond James Investment Banking practice was named “USA M&A Investment Bank of the Year” by Global M&A Network and the Raymond James Equity Research department received 13 awards in the 2014 StarMine Analyst Awards. The company has also been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.
Raymond James believes in giving back to the communities in which it conducts business. The firm is a leader in this regard, and has been recognized nationally for the depth of its community support and corporate philanthropy. Raymond James is significantly involved with many charitable organizations, especially those focused on health and human services, education and the arts. For more information about the company or to locate a financial advisor near you, visit raymondjames.com.