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The Jim Mora Count On Me Family Foundation sold out our Fourth Annual Lucky Strike Bowling Benefit Bash on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes and Lounge in Bellevue. Hosted by Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge, the fundraiser featured a night of food, fun and friends of the Foundation to benefit Special Olympics and Boys & Girls Clubs, as well as many other local children’s charities through the Foundation.
Shannon getting support for children in need from Roy, Deon and Cam.
Highlights of the event included joining hosts Jim & Shannon Mora along with MC Dave “Softy” Mahler, mingling with celebrities from the sports and entertainment world, bidding on unique silent auction items, winning raffle prizes and more. Bowlers enjoyed heavy appetizers and drinks, a commemorative bowling t-shirt and other prizes, while bowling alongside a host of celebrities.
Celebrities attending this year included:Ben Obomanu, Brandon Mebane, Cam Morrah, Dane Looker, Deon Butler,Earl Thomas, Golden Tate, Hugh Millen, Isaiah Thomas,Ivan Lewis, Jason Mesnick, Kasey Keller, Lawyer Milloy, Leroy Hill, Mark Bruener, Michael Jackson, Nesby Glasgow, Red Bryant, Roy Lewis and Steve Sarkisian.
The Sweet Rolls bowling team and Hugh Millen, their celebrity bowler
Golden Tate and the Complete Bowling Services team.
Brandon McBane and Clinton McDonald out for a night of bowling fun
Michael Jackson and his wife Kathy joined team Sizzlin’ Strikers to set up the pins and knock ‘em down
The Bachelor (no more), Jason Mesnick and his lovely wife Molly with Team Malika’s Liz Webber and Kim Irwin
Cam Morrah and Deon Butler in a head to head competition
Joe Smith, Clinton McDonald and Zach Smith – our 4th year in a row Special Olympics Athlete
Team Malika celebrates another year’s fabulous placing
The winners of the evening – i-9 Sports take home the crystal!
While the Foundation is expanding to Southern California, the Lucky Strike Bowling Benefit Bash will remain as an annual Foundation event in Bellevue continuing to support Pacific Northwest children’s charities.
Lucky Strike Bellevue is a sleek, sexy, upscale entertainment venue. The 50,000 square feet includes 16 bowling lanes, pool tables, a private Luxe Lounge, 3 bars, a large open lounge and Power Play which is an adult high-end gaming lounge with over 125 different arcade games. Lucky Strike can hold parties anywhere from 8 guests up to 1450 in the entire facility. A happy hour is offered daily from 4-7 in their lounge with 1/2 off appetizers and drink specials. You can find a live DJ on Friday and Saturday nights with no cover for entry. Whether you are planning a birthday party, holiday party, corporate event or just stopping in with friends or family, Lucky Strike Bellevue will create a memorable experience for every guest. For more information, please visit their website at: www.bowlluckystrike.com.