LARGO –The Rotary Club of Central Pinellas raised more than $3,000 in its first annual bowl-a-thon June 2 at Liberty Lanes in Largo.
Among the 14 bowling teams were teams from The Rotary Club of Central Pinellas, The Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach, The Rotary Club of Seminole Lake and the Osceola High School Interact Club.
The bowl-a-thon “fun-raiser” also included a 50/50 raffle along with more than 25 items for a silent auction and the other raffle items. A tasty lunch of chicken, beans, coleslaw and a biscuit had been provided to the participants and the event volunteers. Other refreshments were also available.
Numerous local business sponsors contributed to this event’s success, and donations were received from members of the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset, The Rotary Club of Seminole, The Crystal River King Bay (Citrus County) and the Rotary Club of Sugar Mill Woods (Citrus County).
The funds raised at the bowl-a-thon will be used towards the Rotary clubs humanitarian efforts within the local community and internationally.