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USA Beach Volleyball Olympians to attend fundraiser in Lake Charles

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Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 7:00 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - USA Olympic beach volleyball team members, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are headed to Lake Charles to participate in the Local Heart Foundation, ‘Serving for the Heart’ volleyball tournament on Saturday, October 9. The duo qualified and played in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The event will be held at South Beach Volleyball in Lake Charles and is the first large in-person fundraiser for the non-profit foundation since the pandemic.

The weekend will kick off with a meet and greet party with the Olympians on Friday, October 8th at South Beach Volleyball from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The evening will feature live music by “The Vermillionaires”, food, drinks and a silent auction. The volleyball tournament will take place on Saturday with the volleyball matches beginning at 1 p.m.

The Local Heart Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Lake Charles. They work to promote a culture of compassion in and around our local community through fundraising efforts to directly impact and aid local individuals and families who are currently dealing with heart disease. Since their founding in 2017, they have fulfilled over 200 requests from local heart patients of all ages by providing resources for overwhelming and unplanned financial burdens while undergoing treatment for heart disease.

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