This Saturday August 7, several current and former NBA players will join forces on August 7 for “Bowl for Haiti,” a charity bowling match to take place at Lucky Strike in the heart of the Nation’s Capital. This star-studded celebrity bowling match will include Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City); Baron Davis (LA Clippers); Richard Hamilton (Detroit); Brendan Haywood (Dallas); Jeff Green (Oklahoma City); Etan Thomas (Oklahoma City) and other NBA stars, who will each pair with fans to raise funds for the Center of Hope for Haiti, a non-profit 501 C3 that provides shelter, education, health care and other resources to Haitian residents. The time will be from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fans can donate $35 to play alongside a player and a $20 donation for general admission. To register to bowl, email name and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Bowl for Haiti is presented by Laron Profit, former NBA player and Events by Illumine, a sports and entertainment marketing company based in Washington, DC. “Giving back is the best way to show gratitude for where you are in life,“ said Bowl for Haiti Creator Laron Profit.“ All of us have been blessed not only by our achievements in the NBA but in life in general. We can’t forget about the residents of Haiti who are still suffering six months after the earthquakes.” The sponsors, creators and participants of Bowl for Haiti hope to inspire the continuous contributions to Haiti and current support for the Center of Hope for Haiti.
Lucky Strike Lanes is located at 701 7th St NW # E Washington, DC 20001-3784.The after party for this event will be held at Layla Lounge, located at 501 Morse Street, NE, DC, 20002, http://www.layladc.com/.
About The Center of Hope
The Center of Hope (Haiti), Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation (501 (c)(3) that provides cultural, economic, social, financial and advisory resources to develop and maintain the Center of Hope, an orphanage for children in Hinche, Haiti. The orphanage is dedicated to fostering livelihood and hope for the future of orphaned children of Haiti by providing shelter, education, nutrition, emotional security, health care and life skills to the children and their caregivers. Center of Hope (Haiti), through a volunteer Board of Directors and Officers, coordinates resources, including volunteer services and contributions, in support of the orphanage. Learn more at http://www.centerofhope-haiti.org/.
About Laron Profit
Laron Profit played four seasons with the University of Maryland and made his NBA debut for the Washington Wizards against the Atlanta Hawks on November 2, 1999. He netted a career-high of 18 points against the Hawks on April 17, 2001. He pulled down a career-best eight rebounds and a career-high of seven steals on March 31, 2001 against Houston. In assists, his career-high was 14 April 11, 2001 against Chicago. Profit also played basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers and overseas in Turkey for Efes Pilsen, in Argentina for Libertad Sunchales and in Italy for Monte Grenaro.
About Events by Illumine
Events by Illumine is a sports and entertainment event-planning company based in Washington, DC. It offers world class entertainment and full service event planning coupled with a full range of marketing and promotion nationwide. Illumine is a sought-after consultancy to many industry leaders in the areas of promotions, marketing, public relations and much more. Clients excel as leaders and trendsetters in a marketplace which demands an ever changing and modern approach. The company’s goal remains to provide each client with unparalleled service. It has found success in hosting exclusive events and collaborating with the hottest celebrities to create memorable parties that everyone can enjoy.