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November 28, 2021


PPPA – WEEKLY EMAIL BLAST

In this week's blast:


    SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE NONPROFIT ON GIVING TUESDAY

Giving Tuesday is quickly approaching. The following links are just a few ways to enter your favorite nonprofit for consideration as our local community decides how to give back to the nonprofits in our area. Please be aware that some of the campaigns will allow you to write in the name of a nonprofit if is not already listed as an option.





  THE INSTRUCTOR PERMIT PROCESS FOR BEAR CREEK REGIONAL PARK

El Paso County Parks is currently finalizing their instructor permit process for Bear Creek Regional Park, which should be completed soon. Expected highlights include:

  • $250 permit fee
  • Good for a six month period:
    • 01 Jan - 30 Jun or
    • 01 JUL – 31 DEC
  • Maximum of six permits per period, sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Instructors must provide proof of liability insurance.

Watch for a link on the PPPA website to be posted as soon as the details are finalized. The link will provide access to the details of the agreement as well as access to the application form to be used by prospective instructors to purchase their permits.

Dong Nguyen, Special Projects




 THE PPPA ONLINE STORE IS OPEN  
Looking for gifts for yourself or pickleball loving family members or friends? Look no further! We have restocked our shelves and PPPA logo merchandise is now on sale with most sizes and colors of tee shirts, pullovers, hats and visors currently available in limited supplies online at the  PPPA Store (pikespeakpickleball.com). Simply go to the website, click on the “Store” link, and follow the prompts to search for available colors, sizes, and styles.

Payment can be made through PayPal or with your own credit card. Your purchase will be mailed to you for an additional charge or you may choose to pick up your item(s). Pick up instructions will appear on your confirmation if you choose this option. Supplies are limited so log on and shop today!



Erica Roberts, Merchandise Manager



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  PICKLEBALL CENTRAL'S REWARDS PROGRAM

Save 5% and 5% comes back to PPPA in an annual Pickleball Central gift card!

Interested in saving 5% on pickleball gear, clothing and training aids?  PPPA is now enrolled in Pickleball Central’s Club Rewards program.  Here are the details for you and PPPA to benefit from:

When purchasing any items from www.PickleballCentral.com, enter CRPikes and you will receive an automatic 5% DISCOUNT and PPPA will earn 5% of every purchase that uses the code in an end-of-the-year gift card to purchase anything that PPPA needs – balls, extra paddles, nets, whatever we need!    (The code is not case sensitive.)

Here's more about the ClubRewards program.


    BUY ON AMAZONSMILE TO BENEFIT THE PPPA

Do you shop online on Amazon.com? Do your friends and family shop online on Amazon.com? Switch to AmazonSmile and PPPA will receive a small percent of every transaction! It adds up!



(AmazonSmile is operated by Amazon as their way to give back to charitable organizations)


PPPA is now enrolled in the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same shopping features as on Amazon.com.

Go to smile.amazon.com and select Pikes Peak Pickleball Association from the list as your designated charity. Once you select PPPA, 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase will be donated to PPPA. Spread the word to family and friends for them to designate PPPA as their charitable organization on AmazonSmile too!

In order for PPPA to receive funds from your purchases, you must always go through smile.amazon.com when preparing to shop online.


 KING SOOPERS COMMUNITY REWARD PROGRAM BENEFITS PPPA 

Did you know that you can earn $$$ for PPPA with every dollar you spend when you shop at King Soopers or City Market? Friends and Family can help PPPA earn money too!

See this flyer for information and how you can sign up.


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