13th Annual Bowl-a-Thon Assists Local Women

13th Annual Bowl-a-Thon Assists Local Women

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Young mothers with breast cancer will benefit from the Breast Cancer

Assistance Group’s 13th Annual Bowl-a-thon Saturday, March 14, 2014 from 1 to 4

P.M. at Monterey Lanes, 2162 N. Fremont Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940. The event,

co-sponsored by Pacific Grove High School, honors the memory of Isabelle McKay

Giacolone, a PGHS graduate who had two young children when she died of breast

You may register for the Bowl-a-thon using the registration form at

www.bcagmp.org, www.pghs.org, by calling the co-coordinator Jane Sullivan at 831-

595-3707, or by emailing/calling co-coordinator Sean Keller at [email protected]

831-275-0083. You may form a team of your own or ask to join a team. Teams may

have up to six players and the $300 participation fee ($50 per person) is due the day

of the event. Fee covers two games, shoe rental and lunch.

Participating adults (18+) will be eligible for the Pink Pin Strike Contest for

the chance to win $500. Items for the silent auction and a raffle may be donated

through March 9. The auction and raffle will include “retired” bowling pins

artistically painted by students from local high schools.

Financial grants from BCAG help Monterey County women and their families

meet basic living expenses while they are undergoing diagnosis, treatment or

recovery from breast cancer. During its history, BCAG has assisted nearly 1,000

local women who do not qualify for other assistance programs and who have exhausted their family funds.