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Fundraiser for Double Lung Transplant Recipient Set

Registration deadline for bowling benefit is Feb. 27

A pro bowler will headline a fundraiser for a Manchester Hawk bowler who received a double lung transplant in early February. 

Sophomore Justine Applegate underwent the transplant on Feb. 2 and is recovering in a Philadelphia hospital where girls bowling coach Mike McCrae said she is doing "well." To help with expenses, the "Bowl a Strike for Justine" benefit has been scheduled for Saturday, March 10.

Pro bowler Parker Bohn III, a 32 time PBA champion and hall of famer, will attend the event at Brunswick Lakewood Lanes — which serves as the home of the bowling team. 

For a $100 donation per lane, up to six players can bowl for two hours. Bowlers will also receive a pizza, pitcher of soda and shoe rental. The deadline to register is Feb. 27. Those who cannot attend are welcome to make a donation.

[Full registration details are available on the flyer in the media box to the right of this article.]

Photos with Bohn, who will perform his trick shots during the event, will be available for a "small donation," according to the event flyer. Proceeds from jewelry on sale that evening will be donated to Applegate.

The girls bowling team dedicated their to Applegate, McCrae said. 

Roanne Bradley March 04, 2012 at 04:34 PM
Cannot locate "media News". Please let me know name of foundation for which donation for Justine Applegate can be made. Roanne Bradley, President Renaissance Women's Club rainmakerro@comcast.net
Roanne Bradley March 04, 2012 at 04:36 PM
Please let me know name of foundation established for donations to Justine Applegate. Ro Bradley, President Renaissance Women's Club

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