Strike for Vets Charity Bowling Event Raises Over $7,000
to Benefit Veterans, Military Families during Medical Crises
Joint effort by 2 Outstanding Teenagers with Friends of Fisher House-Illinois
Results in Successful Launch of Charity Bowling Event
Generosity, appreciation for military service and loads of fun was all part of the action at Fox Bowl, Wheaton, Oct. 16, for the first Strike for Vets event. America’s Got Talent finalist, Chicago singing group Musicality, marked the event launch with a rousing rendering of the national anthem to a crowd of over 150 and the bowling began.
Teams from VFW Posts and Rolling Thunder bowled side-by-side with Robert Morris University students, Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.) and Paralyzed Veterans of America – Vaughan Chapter –using marvelous devices purchased by FOFH-IL for their use.
Strike for Vets Brings Together Folk from All Walks of Life
to Support Military Families During Medical Crises
Congrats to 1st Place Winners Who Took Home Storm/RotoGrip Bowling Balls!
Way to go 2nd Place Team Who Earned RotoGrip 2-Ball Travel Bags!
Kudos to 3rd Place Robert Morris Team Who Garnered Bowlifi Strike for Vets Sports Shirts!
A Round of Applause for FOFH-IL Partners for Strike for Vets
(Left) Daniel Bolan, Creator of Strike for Vets & 2016 United States Bowling Congress Youth Ambassador of the Year of Florida; Mabel Cummins, Illinois Strike for Vets Liaison & 2016 Junior Gold 15U National Champion and Ray Cummins, Illinois Liaison for Strike for Vets worked diligently with FOFH-IL to execute this successful event.
Special Thanks to Major Patrons
Fox Valley Marines Detachment #1233 – Patriot Sponsor - $2,500
Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.) Good Samaritan Sponsor - $1,000
Jimmy’s Red Hots - Good Samaritan Sponsor - $750
Bartlett Post VFW 11018 - Platinum Sponsor - $250
CARSTAR – Platinum Sponsor - $250
Lou Malnati’s Pizzerias - Platinum Sponsor - $250
American Legion Marne Post 13 – Gold Partner
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 47 – Gold Partner
VFW Post 177 – Gold Partner
A Veterans Consulting Group - Gold Partner
Give It Up for Major Bowling Prize & Goody Bag Donors
Classic Products Corp.
Storm Products, Inc.
Strikeforce Bowling LL
Subaru of America
Ventura Promotional Products, Inc.
Major Appreciation for Support & Generous Concessions
IKANBowler- Manufacturing Genuine Thrills, Inc.
Management of Fox Bowl, Wheaton, IL
Way to Go Veterans’ & Robert Morris Bowling Teams!
Paralyzed Veterans of America – VAUGHAN CHAPTER
SMILES – VFW Auxiliary to Montgomery Memorial Post #7452
THUNDERSTRUCK – Rolling Thunder –IL Chapter 1
VFW POST 177
HINES VA FISHER HOUSE FAMILIES TEAM
4 Robert Morris University Bowling Teams
Applause! Applause! For Chicago Musicality Group & Director Michael Gibson
America’s Got Talent finalist, Chicago singing group Musicality, marked the event launch with a rousing rendering of the national anthem to a crowd of over 150 and the bowling began.
Thank You Bowling & Sports Stars Meeting Fans & Giving Bowling Tips to Teams
Kudos to FOFH-IL Board & Group of Volunteers
Who Always Rise to the Occasion for the Benefit of Veterans