Thursday, April 29, 2010
DODGERS DREAM FOUNDATION BOWLING EXTRAVAGANZA HOSTED BY JAMES LONEY TO BE HELD THIS MONDAY, MAY 3
WHAT: Dodger first baseman James Loney will host the Sixth Annual State Farm Dodgers Dream Foundation Bowling Extravaganza. All proceeds will benefit the Dodgers Dream Foundation, which is committed to providing educational, athletic and recreational opportunities for the youth of the Greater Los Angeles community. This year marks the third consecutive season in which Loney has hosted the event.
Attendees can bid on more than 40 unique items in the silent auction including: a LA Kings team signed jersey, Blake Griffin signed LA Clippers Jersey, and autographed game-used baseball bats from Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp and Russell Martin. A special “Green Monster” live auction featuring two tickets on the Green Monster at Fenway Park to the Sunday, June 20 Dodgers vs. Red Sox game, airfare for two on JetBlue Airways and a two-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton, Boston will also be held.
Lanes are still available for purchase by calling (323) 224-1413.
WHO: Dodgers James Loney, Russell Martin, Matt Kemp, Manny Ramirez, Clayton Kershaw, Blake DeWitt, Reed Johnson, Ramon Troncoso, A.J. Ellis, Charlie Haeger, George Sherrill, Ken Howell, Mariano Duncan and Rick Honeycutt
Celebrity bowlers include: James Denton, Alyssa Milano, Tom Arnold, David Arquette, Paul Wall, Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan, Greg Grunberg, James Kyson Lee, Scott Porter, Peter Jacobson, Omar Miller, Rex Lin, Hoobastank, Doug Savant, Justin Hartley and Lindsay Hartley
WHERE: Lucky Strike Lanes L.A. LIVE
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
WHEN: Monday, May 3, 2010
6:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. Bowling & Dinner
10:00 p.m. Awards
10:30 p.m. Event Concludes
MISC: Loney was the Dodgers’ nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award in 2008 for his commitment to the Los Angeles community. That year, the first baseman launched his community initiative “Loney’s Lounge” and visited children at UCLA’s Mattel Children’s Hospital and White Memorial Hospital. Loney continued his community work last season with “Loney’s Lounge” where he hosted children from RBI Los Angeles.
The Dodgers and the Dodgers Dream Foundation (DDF) assisted more than 5,000 charitable organizations in 2009. More than 100,000 tickets were donated, yet another Dodgers Dreamfield was built, and former and current players made more than 450 appearances. More information on the Dodgers Dream Foundation and the club’s charitable endeavors can be found at dodgers.com/community.
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