Jane Wiedlin (of the Go-Go’s) and Thomas Lennon (“Reno 911”) also return to Jillian’s at Universal City Walk on October 23 and show their support for annual signature bowling event
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Busted Foundation announced today that Destin Pfaff and Rachel Federoff, co-stars of Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker,” will be making their debut appearance as the celebrity emcees for the 7th annual Bowling for Boobies. The event will take place at Jillian’s at Universal City Walk on October 23, 2011 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm; participants including celebrity bowlers Jane Wiedlin and Thomas Lennon will hit the lanes to help raise money that directly assists local women who are financially struggling as they live and deal with breast cancer.
“I’m grateful for this opportunity to have a direct and immediate positive impact on the lives of women who are living with and dealing with cancer on a daily basis”
Tickets to the upcoming event can be purchased at http://www.bowlingforboobies.com for three different prices and distinct experiences:
- VIP Admission $35- Bowl before the tournament: This package includes; one hour of bowling between 5-7 p.m., a photo opportunity on the red carpet, complimentary appetizers and cocktails, and 10 free raffle tickets.
- General Admission $25- Get your tickets ahead of time and skip the line: This ticket will get you a photo opportunity on the red carpet, complimentary appetizers and cocktails, as well as five free raffle tickets.
- Children under 18-Admission $15; this newly added ticket gets you a $10 Jillian’s game card, complimentary appetizers, soda, and energy drinks, and five free raffle tickets. Also, bowling between 5 and 7 p.m. is available if accompanied by a VIP adult ticket.
“I’m grateful for this opportunity to have a direct and immediate positive impact on the lives of women who are living with and dealing with cancer on a daily basis,” said Stefanie LaHart, CEO of Busted Foundation. ”As we’ve begun to expand our work, it’s become clear that we have to think bigger about how we reach out to women, how many women we can serve and how we can best serve them, as evidenced by our new emergency line of funding – they need a source of support now. We can’t sit on the sidelines and hope that something or someone else can step in for them – we, as Busted, have to be ready to be that now.”
Bowling for Boobies incorporates a fun, eclectic environment with a mission to support a great cause. The event brings together teams of six who are asked to raise a minimum goal of $6,000 to directly help women who are battling breast cancer. Teams as well as supporters will come together at the tournament to support a great cause, enjoy raffles, mingle with celebrities, wine and dine, and dance the night away.
Those not local to Los Angeles who want to help support the event and cause are encouraged to make a direct donation of any amount online via the Web site, www.bowlingforboobies.com and receive event updates via Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bowling4boobies