Another outstanding success for the Children’s Ability Fund at the
19th Annual GO AUTO Bowl for Children.
On May 17th
, at Ed’s Rec Room in West Edmonton Mall, 28 lanes full of enthusiastic participants and local celebrities helped comes together to celebrate the Children’s Ability Fund 70th
anniversary and raise money to support the Children’s Ability Fund. In challenging times, Albertan’s come together – yet again - to help raise over $49,000 for the charity.
This event is the premier fundraiser for the Children’s Ability Fund – one of the longest serving charities in Northern Alberta! For 70 years, the charity has raised funds to purchase specialized equipment for people with disabilities.
The support of our title sponsor, event sponsors, lane sponsors, online auction bidders, celebrity team captains, volunteers and the participants who go above and beyond to raise pledges for the charity make it all happen.
The following people won some great prizes for raising pledges for the charity:
Team Prize was awarded to: Chandos Construction
Top Pledge raisers were; 1st
Place – Esther A (32GB ipad)
place – Annie S (Bowling party for 20 from Ed’s Rec Room WEM)
Place – Dan G (2 WEM Choice attraction passes with $50 pizza cards)
We couldn’t do it without the support of our outstanding sponsors. The Children’s Ability Fund truly appreciates and wants to thank all our supporters and our sponsors!
leads the way as the title sponsor for a fifth year. Long time sponsor; Double Diamond Electronics
continue to donate wonderful prizes. West Edmonton Mall
and Ed’s Rec Room
are our essential partners, donating the venue and organizing the food donation from Eberhardt Foods.
Many thanks to the lane sponsors:
Kingston Ross Pasnak, Labatt Breweries, Angus Watt Financial, Melton Foundation, Chandos Construction, Congdon's, Go Kentwood Ford/Team Ford, Jack Axe (My Data Vault), NAPO, Peterson Walker and Sorrell Financial.
We would also like to thank all the local media celebrity “team captains”: Adam McKale - Now Radio, Ami Amato – Up! Radio, Chelsea Bird – Virgin Radio, Cory Kimm – Up! Radio, Daintre Christenson – Global, Dani Rohs - Fresh FM, Edmonton Eskimos Cheer Team (Veronica, Julia, Breanna, Kaitlyn, Eric Holt - TSN 1260, Jamel Warton – DJ, Jay Hatton – Fresh FM, Jason Strudwick – The Jason Gregor Show, Jay Hatton - Fresh FM, Jules Soetaert - Professional Bowler, Matt DeBeures - CISN FM, Meg Morrison – CTV, Mike Chalut – Kiss FM, Quinn Philips - Global TV, Robbie the Intern – Kiss FM, Scott Ballantyne - K-97, Sean Burke – CFCW, Sean Schofield - Professional Bowler, Terry Evans - K-97 and Will Fraser - TSN 1260.
Special thanks to our team of Microsoft volunteers.
So much fun for such a great cause!
We look forward to seeing you all next year!