Bowlers Aid Pro Shops grows to 10 stores in 4 states.

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Bowlers Aid Pro Shops opens store number 10 in Evansville, Indiana on Monday, November 3, 2003. Other shops in the Bowlers Aid chain include 5 Atlanta, Georgia locations, 3 St. Louis, Missouri locations, and 1 Montgomery, Alabama location. Owned by Dan and Peg Bearden of Atlanta and Joe and Deb Galloway of St. Louis, Bowlers Aid is a retailer of bowling balls, bags, shoes, and accessories.

Bowlers Aid Pro Shops is pleased to announce the opening of its 10th store, located inside AMF Arc Lanes at 4901 Monroe Avenue, Evansville, Indiana. With the largest retail space in the Bowlers Aid chain, owner Joe Galloway promises a diverse selection of bowling balls, bags, shoes, and accessories for bowlers of every skill level. "The Evansville area is filled with opportunities for Bowlers Aid," said Galloway of the expansion decision. "Not only is the area rich with skilled bowlers, but the proprietors at Arc Lanes are dedicated to their league bowlers, their up-and-coming area youth bowlers, and their quality tournament schedule. Everyone we've met has gone out of their way to make us feel welcome, and we anticipate another successful venture in this market."

The Arc Lanes location joins three stores in St. Louis, Missouri, five stores in Atlanta, Georgia, and one store in Montgomery, Alabama. Bowlers Aid Pro Shops, LLC is a partnership venture between Dan and Peg Bearden of Atlanta, Georgia and Joe and Deb Galloway of St. Louis, Missouri. The Bearden's have been involved in the Pro Shop business since 1977 and have built Bowlers Aid Pro Shop, Inc. to include 5 stores in the Metro Atlanta area. Both Dan and Peg bring an unsurpassed expertise to the industry; Peg is a 20 year veteran of the banking and finance community, while Dan is widely recognized as one of the most respected bowling industry professionals in the south. Joe Galloway is a 15-year PBA member and pioneer in the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) industry, serving as a member of executive management teams throughout the world, including EDS, ITIVITI, Edify Corporation and Seance Software. His educational background in math and physics are obvious when analyzing ball dynamics, and his business acumen, including an MBA in International Finance, is growing the Bowlers Aid name exponentially. Deb Galloway is a professor of music in the St. Louis area and a published author on topics ranging from 16th century music literature to 21st century web design. Most recently, she served as managing partner of ScribesGuild, a national speech application transcription and tuning firm.

Bowlers Aid Evansville opened on Monday, November 3rd to the public, with operating hours 12 noon to 9 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday. For more information, please visit our website at

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