June 13, 2012
-- With a history of working with companies who develop orthopedic devices and its interest in athletics, The Jon Block Group has an on-going effort to establish sponsorships for promising tennis and motorcycle road racing athletes.
Continuing this commitment, Dr. Jon Block, a graduate of and former tennis player at Washington University, is now challenging his fellow alumni letter winners to support Washington University Athletics. He will make a gift of $10,000 to the Department of Athletics if 350 or more donors join the W Club by June 30, 2012.
“My gift to the W Club reflects the tremendous respect I have for the dedication required to succeed as a scholar-athlete."
stated Dr. Jon Block. "I commend the superb WU athletic department, especially the top-notch men’s tennis program which has risen to national prominence following their 2008 NCAA Division III championship performance. My support of this Challenge dovetails superbly with The Jon Block Group’s ongoing corporate commitment of sponsoring promising tennis and road racing athletes. I urge you to join me in rewarding the enthusiasm, desire and hard work of all WU athletes by making a donation to the W Club.”About The Jon Block Group
The Jon Block Group is an internationally recognized clinical affairs consulting firm based in San Francisco specializing in orthopedic medical devices with emphasis on the spine, including treatments for sports-related injuries. Their primary mission is to expedite regulatory approval and clinical acceptance of emerging and cutting-edge technologies. For more information visit http://www.jonblockgroup.com