BUSHFIRE APPEAL BULLETIN BOARD

By Matt Stevens
January 9, 2020

The bowling community is rallying together to raise money for the bushfire appeal.

The Tenpin Bowling Australia (TBA) office has received a number of calls asking if it’s ok for them to create fundraising activities for the cause. TBA encourages bowlers to create their own fund raising initiatives for the worthy cause.

TBA is also happy to add information about fundraising activities to this page for all bowlers to view and participate in.

This page will serve as a bulletin board of fundraising efforts of those that have asked and sent TBA information.

If you are creating a fundraising activity for the bush fire appeal and would like it put on this page, please contact matt.stevens@tenpin.org.au with details that you want communicated.

QUEENSLAND

HAMMER SENIORS CLASSIC

Queensland based bowlers George Frilingos and Dale Stewart raised $900 for the Red Cross Bush Fire appeal last weekend at Caboolture Tenpin.

A pledge of $2.50 per strike thrown and $1 per spare was made by the pair during the 2020 Queensland World Cup of Champions at Caboolture Tenpin. The efforts were coupled with contributions from other bowlers and spectators in the centre which contributed to the $900 raised.

From the success of this, a group of bowlers are proposing that National Training Squad (NTS) members bowling in the QLD Hammer Senior Classic to join in with the fundraising efforts.

Starting on the 17th January at Caboolture Tenpin, the bowlers will aim to raise a reasonable amount once again for the Red Cross Bushfire appeal.

Caboolture Tenpin staff have committed to the efforts and will be running a raffle with several prizes on offer. A collection container at the bowl will be available for those at the bowl to contribute.

All proceeds raised will be going to the Red Cross Bushfire appeal.

For more information or if you would like to sponsor any of the NTS bowlers in their efforts throughout the Hammer Classic, please contact Dale Stewart on 0432 566 557 / blindstag@gmail.com OR Suz Wenzel suz_e_que6@yahoo.com.au

ASPLEY 10 PIN BOWL

Facebook post https://www.facebook.com/aspley10pinbowl/

This Sunday, 12th January, Aspley 10 Pin Bowl will be hosting a fundraiser for the Australian Red Cross Bush Fire Appeal.

100% of the fees received from every game of Bowling purchased this Sunday will be donated to the appeal.

We will also be providing donation tins all throughout the day in case anyone wishes to donate anything extra.

Starting today, we will also be putting a space-themed Viz-a-Ball bowling ball up in a raffle at $2 per ticket, with all proceeds being donated to the appeal. Jayden Leming from Jay’s Tenpin Services has also kindly donated a free ball drilling for the winner, should they wish to get the ball drilled, as well as a Storm 3-ball tote bag as another prize. First drawn ticket can choose between the ball or the bag, with the second ticket drawn receiving what is left.

To show your support, you can book your lane online now at https://livescores.computerscore.com.au/… , or call us on 3263 8848. You can also purchase raffle tickets by calling over the phone.

The bowling ball raffle will be drawn first thing Monday morning.

You can also donate directly to the Australian Red Cross Bushfire Appeal by clicking this link: https://www.redcross.org.au/…/disaster-relief-and-recovery-…

We thank you in advance for supporting this appeal, and look forward to seeing as many people as possible this Sunday.

GO BOWLING ASHMORE JUNIOR TEAMS

Go Bowling Ashmore junior teams bowling at SEQ this weekend are donating for every strike bowled over the weekend. Ashmore Bowl will be donating $1 to the bushfire relief!

Go Team Ashmore!!

VICTORIA

2020 VICTORIAN YOUTH TEAM BUSHFIRE APPEAL FUNDRAISER

The Victorian Youth Tenpin bowling team are competing at the National Youth Teams Challenge at Wyncity Bowl and Entertainment from the 14th-16th January. The National Youth Teams Challenge consists of 18 games of competition.

As part of the competition the athletes would like to take this opportunity to raise some much-needed funds for the people impacted by the devastating bushfires that are affecting so much of the Victorian community.

The athletes are seeking either sponsorship per strike and/or Spare achieved throughout the competition or a donation to the fundraiser.

All proceeds will be donated to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

Individual athletes of the team are posting the news on their social media accounts. Contact them directly if you are friends with them to get involved.

If interested in sponsoring or donating, please contact Simon Pearce by emailing simon.pearce93@gmail.com

NEW ERA BOWLING – Facebook post

To celebrate 1500 likes on the facebook page New Era Bowling have decided to raffle off a brand new Storm Gravity Evolve with ALL the proceeds going to bushfire relief. New Era is still going very strong and it is nice to be in the position to donate anything we can to a cause that has touched all our lives and hearts.

Tickets will be $5 each, please make a bank transfer to the following details (it only takes a few seconds of your time) to donate to a great cause and you may even pick up a top of the range bowling ball along the way

BSB 083758
Acc 19 019 9152

Please leave your surname and the word “bushfire” with your transfer amount. I will draw the raffle next Saturday during The National Youth Cup at Wyncity. Please reply to the thread on Facebook or send a message to Adam Hayes

NEW SOUTH WALES

TENPIN CITY

Tenpin City are donating $5 from every entry into their Australia Day No-Tap Tournament to the NSW RFS and are encouraging bowlers to gain their own sponsors by the way of a flat rate donation or per strike donation they bowl during the event. For more information contact Dion Alexander at dion@tenpincity.com.au

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