It’s time to gear up with tennis rackets in hand for a good cause. The United Way of Etowah County will be hosting its “Serving United” tennis tournament benefit beginning August 1st at 8am at the Gadsden Country Club Clay Courts with finals beginning on August 2nd at 1pm. There will be a competitive Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place. To register, contact United Way at 256-547-2581 or visit www.unitedwayec.com by July 22. Entry fee is $80 per team of two people and $40 per team for a second entry fee. Each player will receive a tennis tournament t-shirt, lunch and dinner on August 1st. The event will benefit the 2-1-1 First Call For Help Program, which is an information and referral service.