Along with New Yorkers from across the boroughs, politicians, business and media professionals, and celebrities gather every year to witness the fast-paced competition. Local figures from Brooklyn and the Bronx have been smashing the ball to the wall since 2015 in the Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament at MatchPoint NYC. Dmitry Druzhinsky points out that the cross-town rivalry is led by both Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and engages inner-city and under-served youth in physical activity. The event also benefits the U.S. Wall Ball Association’s education, anti-violence and anti-obesity work. Celebrating the life of Jonathan Ray, the late brother of the USWA CEO and inspiration behind the forming of the association the match originally formed in 2012. Dmitry is so proud to have this opportunity to support organizations that encouorage a healthy lifestyle to the facility.
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