ALUMNI RELATIONS PLANS 2ND ANNUAL "BOWLING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS"
SUNY Orange Fundraising Event Set for Mar. 2 at Middletown’s Quinnz Pinz; Community Invited to Participate
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- SUNY Orange students, faculty, staff and alumni, along with members of the community-at-large, are invited to participate in the second annual “Bowling for Scholarships ... One Strike at a Time” event from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 2 at Quinnz Pinz, 13-19 Railroad Avenue in Middletown.
All proceeds will benefit the SUNY Orange Scholarship Fund. Minimum contribution is $25 per person. Participants may elect to pay their entry contribution or collect sponsorships. The price includes two hours of bowling, shoes, pizza and soda, as well as a fun afternoon of networking and bowling to benefit SUNY Orange students.
Registration for the event, being organized by the College’s Alumni Relations Office, will begin at 2:30 p.m. Last year’s inaugural event featured 100 participants and raised $2,800.
Those participants who collect more than $25 in sponsorships will be eligible for a variety of prizes, including $50 gift cards to The Colonial Diner, Something Sweet and Subway for the top three faculty, staff or community fund-raisers, and College Bookstore gift cards in the amounts of $150, $100, $50 for the top three student fund-raisers.
The College department with the most members participating will receive a commemorative SUNY Orange bowling pin--won in 2013 by the College’s Radiologic Technology Department--designed specially by Quinnz Pinz.
Lane sponsorships, with accompanying LCD advertisement on Quinnz Pinz’s internal screens, can be purchased for $300 per lane, while a contribution of $25 can sponsor a student’s participation.
Registration and monies must be received no later than Feb. 21. Space is limited. Please make checks payable to the SUNY Orange Foundation, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940. For more information please contact Mary Roth, alumni relations coordinator, at (845) 341-4179 or via e-mail. Online registration and sponsorships may also be submitted.