Dover Rug & Home and Dover Squash & Fitness Sponsored the Third Annual “Showdown at Symphony III”

Dover Rug & Home and Dover Squash & Fitness sponsored the third annual “Showdown at Symphony III” at Symphony Hall in Boston. In front of a crowd of 1,000 spectators, the squash showdown featured quite an action-packed experience as England (represented by James Willstrop and Nick Matthew) and Egypt (represented by Ramy Ashour and Amr Shabana) battled it out. After a tiebreaker, Egypt came out the night’s winner.

“Showdown at as announced that donations had already topped $6,000. SquashBusters, based at Northeastern University in Boston, is the first non-profit youth enrichment program to combine squash, acSymphony” donates 50% of the net event proceeds to SquashBusters. During intermission it wademics, and community service. It is an intensive, after-school program that combines academic enrichment, athletics, community service and character development and serves 120 urban youths annually.

We were thrilled to again be a sponsor of Showdown at Symphony and to generate more interest for this sport.

Photography Courtesy of John Nimick, Event Engine, Inc.

 

 

Third Annual Showdown at Symphony

Dover Rug & Home and Dover Squash & Fitness are pleased to announce their sponsorship of the third annual “Showdown at Symphony III” taking place on Saturday, September 15th at Symphony Hall in Boston.

The 2012 “Showdown at Symphony,” presented by First Republic Bank, features a team competition between England and Egypt. Current 2012 World No. 1 rivals James Willstrop and Nick Matthew will be representing England against Egypt’s squash prodigy Ramy Ashour and fourth-time World Champion Amr Shabana. These pros have led their respective nations to the World Championships since 2005 and either England or Egypt has come away as the winner.

“Showdown at Symphony” donates 50% of the net event proceeds to SquashBusters, the first non-profit youth enrichment program to combine squash, academics, and community service. SquashBusters is based at Northeastern University in Boston and serves 120 urban youths annually. It is an intensive, after-school program that combines academic enrichment, athletics, community service and character development.

Dover is thrilled to again be a sponsor of Showdown at Symphony and to generate more interest for this sport.

For tickets to “Showdown at Symphony” or to learn more about the event please visit www.squashshowdown.com