Spins Bowl Strikes Against Cancer

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New Westchester County Bowling Alley Hosts Fundraising Event for Women’s Cancer Group

On Friday, November 18, Spins Bowl, a new 19-lane bowling alley will be hosting its “Strikes Against Cancer Bowl-A-Thon" fundraiser from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go to Support Connection, a Yorktown Heights-based non-profit organization that has been offering free personalized support programs for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer since 1996.

The goal is to raise $5,000 for Support Connection by the end of the evening. Spins Bowl will be opening its doors inside the 118,000-square-foot Grand Prix New York (GPNY) racing and entertainment facility in Mount Kisco, NY just days before the event, making this Spins Bowl's first charitable fundraiser.

The festivities will include hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided by GPNY's award-winning catering service, 5-lane VIP bowling – which includes TVs and leather furniture, and other prizes.

“Helping those dealing with breast and ovarian cancer is, of course, a very a noble cause,” said Nat Mundy, Vice President, Marketing for Grand Prix New York. “So naturally, Spins Bowl is proud to be taking such an active part in furthering Support Connection's efforts. GPNY has a long, proud tradition in assisting local charities, and now Spins Bowl will carry on that tradition by providing people in the New York City-metro area with an expanded venue and a new form of entertainment in which to organize and attend philanthropic events.”

“We’re very grateful to Spins Bowl for supporting our mission and for hosting our event,” said Katherine Quinn, Executive Director of Support Connection. “The setting is unique and the nature of the event will attract many people. We’re very excited about the ‘Strikes Against Cancer Bowl-A-Thon’ and the support from Spins Bowl and GPNY…we hope they’ll meet and even exceed their $5,000 fundraising goal.”

Since its inception in 2008, GPNY has made 1,200 donations to charity each year in addition to raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for local non-profits by hosting fundraisers for groups such as The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, A-HOME, and The Chappaqua School Foundation, among many others.

Tickets for Spins Bowl Presents: "Strikes Against Cancer Bowl-A-Thon" are $25 when purchased in advance ($35 at the door) and $35 ($45 at the door) for VIP bowling access. Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing info(at)gpny(dot)com or calling 914-358-3624.

Support Connection, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., but through their toll-free hotline and website they serve people throughout the country. With Support Connection, those living with breast and ovarian cancer don’t have to face it alone. To learn more, call 914-962-6402 (toll-free: 800-532-4290) or visit http://www.supportconnection.org.

Grand Prix New York Racing (GPNY) is the only large indoor racing, social entertainment, and corporate event venues in The New York City-metro area. Centrally located in the village of Mount Kisco, New York, GPNY is a unique 118,000-square-foot facility offering a quarter-mile-long, state-of-the-art racetrack for all ages, Spins Bowl: a 19-lane bowling alley, special events services, Fuel: restaurant and bar, award-winning catering, an arcade, carnival room, a banquet facility, conference rooms, and more. GPNY is actively involved in community outreach and fundraising efforts. Since its inception in 2008, GPNY has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities by hosting high-profile fundraising events. For more information about GPNY, visit their website at http://www.gpny.com.

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