$20 – $200

1st Annual Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser

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Thunderbowl Lanes

4200 Allen Rd.

Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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Fundraiser to benefit Students Going Global's Annual Educational Tours Abroad for Detroit youth: Costa Rica, April 2019

Each year we will have a "one day" Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for our Educational Tours Abroad for Detroit Youth. A major part of the Global Education Program at Students Going Global includes unique international travel experiences. “Caring for Our Youth” is the reason we bowl for fun and dollars. On June 1st, 2019, we will raise the funds for our upcoming Educational Tours Abroad.

Research shows that most American students, low-income and minority groups in particular, lag behind their peers in other countries in their knowledge of world geography, foreign languages and cultures, so investing in the global education of our youth is paramount in the 21st century and critical to the nation’s ability to compete with other first world countries. The demands of a globalized economy and an interconnected and interdependent world require the U.S. educational system to adapt to the global age.

According to The Center for International Understanding, the global era requires that we produce globally-minded U.S. high school graduates equipped to do the following: Sell to the world, buy from the world, work for international companies, manage employees from other cultures/countries, collaborate with people all over the world in joint ventures, compete with people on the other side of the world for jobs and markets and tackle global problems. A Global Studies curriculum provides a broadened perspective, and the knowledge and skills to navigate successfully in college and in careers in a 21st century global economy and the ability to later pursue international careers.

Although there are other after-school programs within the city of Detroit, none provides a global education focused curriculum including Educational Tours Abroad and 21st century skills training. This does not give Detroit students any leverage upon completion of high school. We intend to rectify this by increasing youth engagements in global education and awareness and providing life-changing educational tours abroad through high school graduation and beyond.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF DETROIT YOUTH AND SHARE THEIR JOURNEY!

Create a Team or Join a Team for Our “One Day” Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser Event on June 1st. Children allowed. Minimum age to bowl is 3. Register and reserve your spot! Space is limited, so ensure that your team gets a lane by signing up early! Team Captains may update/change team member names at any time before May 31st.

Early Bird Registration Prizes: 1st 10 teams to register

Create a 5 person Company Team, Church Team, School Team, College Team, Sorority/Fraternity Team, Block Club Team, Nonprofit Team, Sports Team or Family Team. Have fun with team t-shirts or matching outfits, hats, face paintings, etc. / Team Photos will be available for purchase /
(Space is limited to 74 teams)

Best Dressed Team Awards: (1st, 2nd & 3rd places)

$25 per bowler (Food, Beverages and Shoe Rental included)
Early Bird Registration: $20 per bowler (thru February 28)

11:00 AM Check-in, Door Prizes, Early Bird Registration Prizes,
Team Pictures, Dancing and Raffle Participation
1:00 PM Bowling Begins (3 Games each team)
3:30 PM Raffle Drawings & Winning Teams Awarded

View winning teams, donors and sponsors at:
www.studentsgoingglobal.org/events/Annual-Bowl-A-Thon/

Bowl-A-Thon Winners, 1st, 2nd & 3rd places, receive trophies and premier gift baskets / 1st place winners will also receive a Travel Voucher to travel abroad for FREE with Students Going Global as a chaperone

Door Prizes: 1st 20 bowlers
50/50 Raffle & Prize Giveaways (15 Premier Gift Baskets)
Team Photos will be available for purchase
Brownies for purchase by Better Detroit Brownie Company
Cash Bar /Lounge /Dance Floor /TV's /Dart Board /Pool Tables /Arcade

Event Hosting by Mike Bonner, Comedian & 910 AM Radio Talk Show Host
Music by DJ Donafay from Mix 92.3 FM
Dancing with Fast Freddy (Ballroom, Hustle and more)
Video Marketing by Touched by Styles Films
Event Photography by Mr. Ware Photography

"IT IS DIFFICULT TO IMAGINE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE WHEN YOU HAVE A VERY LIMITED VIEW."

Students Going Global

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Thunderbowl Lanes

4200 Allen Rd.

Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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