05/21/2016

THE FONDATION LACOSTE CELEBRATES ITS ANNIVERSARY AT ROLAND GARROS (FRENCH OPEN)!

During the Kid’s Day at Roland Garros {French Open} this year, the “Apprentis d’Auteuil” organization had the opportunity to participate in a program organized by the Foundation.

The day started with a tennis clinic at the Tennis Club de Paris where six youngsters from the “Apprentis d’Auteuil” organization had a chance to play with Nathalie Dechy, formerly ranked 11th best female player worldwide and a member of the Comex of the Foundation.

Later, a press conference was held at Roland Garros {French Open} with Béryl Lacoste Hamilton, Nathalie Dechy and several representatives from our partner organizations, as well as the young people having participated in the tennis clinic earlier on.

The journalists discovered the Foundation’s new website and film. They interviewed the Chairman, our partner organizations, as well as Nathalie Dechy.

During the afternoon, Béryl Lacoste Hamilton welcomed about 60 young people from “Apprentis d’Auteuil” and “L Dans la Ville”, another of our partner organizations, at Roland Garros {French Open}

We were lucky with the weather during this beautiful day!

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08/27/2018

EXCHANGE OF BALLS BETWEEN YOUNG PEOPLE AND PROFESSIONALS ON THE EVE OF US OPEN

Sunday, August 27, as every year, the Lacoste Foundation – represented by President Béryl Lacoste Hamilton – hosted the youth of the City Parks Foundation for a tennis afternoon with players from the Team Lacoste. Among them, Christina McHale, Kristie Ahn, Benoit Paire, Jeremy Chardy, Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau.

In the presence of Joëlle Grunberg, CEO & President North & Central America, many young people of all levels were able to try or improve their tennis skills with these professional players during a sunny afternoon in Central Park, New York ( United States).   A relaxed and friendly “training” for both players and youth.

A relaxed and friendly “training” for both players and youth.

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