Bowling tourney to raise money for ag scholarships

Bowling tourney to raise money for ag scholarships

Bowlers looking to sharpen their skills and have some fun are encouraged to participate in the Second Annual Macoupin County Agriculture Education (MCAE) Foundation Bowling Tournament to be held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Bowlero Lanes in Carlinville. This fundraising event is hosted by the MCAE Foundation to support county agriculture scholarships and the Macoupin County Agricultural Literacy Program.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with registration and a social hour. Bowling starts at 6 p.m. The evening will also see a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, a gun raffle for a Henry Golden Boy 22LR (only 200 tickets to be sold) and other prizes.

MCAE Foundation is now taking registrations to participate in this year’s event. The nine pin no-tap tournament has room for up to 28 teams. Entry fee for a four person team is $80 (fee includes three games, light snacks and non-alcoholic fountain drinks). The winning team will leave with a $150 cash prize.

To register for the tournament contact the Macoupin County Farm Bureau office at 217-854-2571 or Ron Sheppard at 217-556-6847.