What did one bowling pin say to another? Hey, you're a knock out! The particpants of the Boys and Girls Clubs were knocking out more then pins Saturday. More than 300 bowlers of all ages showed up at the fifth annual Bowl-a-thon.
Jim Shreck from 98.5 WNYR
The event was the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Boys & Girls Club. More than 80, 4 person teams participated. Participants received a “Bowl for the Club” T-shirt and were treated to lunch by Ciccino’s.
The event also featured prizes for those raising the most money, the top prize being a $1,000 cash card.
According to Arlene Francis, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club, the event allows the organization to continue its many offerings at the Goodman Street site and the Geneva Community Center on Carter Road.
Organizers said this year’s event is likely to raise nearly $35,000. The major corporate sponsor was the Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center, which had four teams of bowlers.
If you want to find out what the next event for the Boys and Girls Clubs is, make a donation, or for more information you can go to the website.