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June 13, 2019 News

Morrison Cohen Sponsors Inaugural Cross River Open Benefiting Our Place

June 13, 2019 - Morrison Cohen and Y. David Scharf sponsored the inaugural Cross River Open that took place on May 26, 2019, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center – home to the US Open.  The event benefited Our Place, an organization dedicated to facilitating transformative personal growth in at-risk Jewish teens and young adults, currently struggling with addiction, past abuse or trauma, severe crisis, and/or criminal behavior.

The event, which attracted more than 1,000 attendees and more than 130 players (including David), featured four competitive tennis tournaments, with both men and women competing in separate singles and doubles tournaments, as well as, engaging and interactive tennis experiences.  Players had the opportunity to play against Grand Slam (French Open) Champion, Luke Jensen, and play in the renowned Grandstand Stadium.

The event was featured in the May 30, 2019 issue of The Jewish Link of New Jersey, in the article “A True Grand Slam as Cross River Open Draws Over 1000 Attendees in Support of ‘Our Place.’”