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Ping Pong for Charity presents a weekend of fun

This weekend, PingPong.gives presents the 8th Annual SLAMFest Friday, September 8th and a PingPongforCharity Amateur Tournament September 9th at the Virginia Beach Field House.

PrintOrganizers say the charity event this year will reach more then $500,000 raised in support of local charities.

Meanwhile, the organization is encouraging schools and retirement communities  to take up the sport as a great way to build brain power.

On Coast Live we talk with Ken Lees, founder of PingPongforCharity and the PingPong.give Foundation about the event.  We will also hear from a local expert, Dr. Anna Ordo f Hampton Roads Neuropsychology, about the health benefits of table tennis. And we will meet some of the competitors from the ping pong team at Westminster Canterbury.

For more information:  pingpongforcharity.com.