Registration now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Bowl-A-Thon

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Registration now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Bowl-A-Thon

Event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship

Team registration is now available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s sixth annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event, taking place 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, located at 14513 Global Pkwy. in Fort Myers. The event will support Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s efforts to provide educational programs on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship throughout Southwest Florida schools. Registration for the Bowl-A-Thon event is available at www.JASWFL.org/junior-achievement-bowl-a-thon.

Bowl-A-Thon provides a fun-filled opportunity for businesses, colleagues, neighbors and friends to come together for team building and friendly competition. Teams of six are challenged to meet a team fundraising goal of $750, and each member will receive a team shirt, food, beverage, two adult beverages, shoes and lane rental.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is the presenting sponsor for 2017 Bowl-A-Thon. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available, including beverage, T-shirt and food sponsorships. Each level includes signage at the event, logo recognition on all event print materials and email distributions, team entry, and recognition on Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s website and event press releases, as well as during the event. For more information on the event, sponsorships or to RSVP, please contact Stephanie Hoffman by emailing shoffman@jaswfl.org or calling 239-225-2590.

About Junior Achievement:

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Junior Achievement programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations over 100 other countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida partnered with more than 280 classroom business volunteers during the 2016-2017 school year to provide more than 10,600 students with Junior Achievement programs in more than 440 classes throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information on Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org, call 239-225-2590 or email info@jaswfl.org.