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9th Annual Bowling for Boobies Aims to Bust Fundraising Records


October 4, 2012 - LOS ANGELES, CA

Busted Foundation announced today that actors/comedians/producers Thomas Lennon and Nick Swardson (perhaps most recognizable from Comedy Central's popular "Reno 911" series) will be among the bowlers mingling and raising money this year at the 9th annual Bowling for Boobies (www.bowlingforboobies.com). The event will take place at Jillian's on Universal City Walk on October 21, 2012 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm. Participants including celebrity bowlers Lennon and Swardson will hit the lanes to help raise money that directly assists local women who are financially struggling during breast cancer treatment.

This year the event will be emceed by popular comedian and host of "The Price is Right," George Gray.

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, beverages and five free raffle tickets. Also, bowling between 5 and 7 p.m. is available if accompanied by a VIP adult ticket.

"One of our greatest responsibilities as a human being is to reach out to a person in need, whether that be through financial assistance or just lending a helping hand. We truly exist in this world to help each other," said Stefanie LaHart, CEO of Busted Foundation. "When we started Bowling for Boobies in 2004, we never could have imagined the kind of enthusiasm, support and momentum that has followed us. We're so grateful to the entertainers and celebrities that donate their time and gifts for our raffles and auctions, and to our supporters who donate the money that makes it possible for us to directly impact the women that are faced with such overwhelming financial situations on a daily basis."

Past celebrity supporters of Bowling for Boobies, through appearances, endorsements or one-of-a-kind donations, include Jane Wiedlin, Holly Madison, Destin Pfaff and Rachel Federoff (co-stars of Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker"), Pamela Anderson, Margaret Cho, Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart), Def Leppard, Journey and Cheap Trick.

Bowling for Boobies incorporates a fun, eclectic environment with a mission to support a great cause. The main event tournament 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

Contact:
Sharon Noot
(714) 527-7735

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