November 18, 2013
THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS ~ YOU BOWLED TO RAISE OVER $15,000 FOR HAPPINESS HOUSE
Happiness House – Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy, Inc. held their 5th Annual “Bowling to Raise Bucks” tournament at Roseland Bowl in Canandaigua. The event raised over $15,000; 48 teams participated totaling 193 bowlers. The top fundraising team for the 8:30 pm session and winner of the “Bowling to Raise Bucks for Happiness House” traveling trophy was awarded to Jeremy’s Journey for Hope (Kim Parmarter, Jeremy and Connor Parmarter) at $1050. For the 6 pm session, the top fundraising team was Greased Lightning (Cheryl Buckley, Samantha Powers, McKenna Jones, Shawn) who raised $610. The 50/50 winners included David Carro, who donated his winnings of $122 back to Happiness House, and Bill Clark who received $155. Fundraisers who raised $500 or more included Mike Bentley, Nancy Beecher, Cheryl Buckley, Donna Graham and Kim Parmarter. The grand prize of the iPod Touch, which was raffled amongst the fundraisers who earned $500 or more, went to Donna Graham.
All proceeds from this event will be directed to the Happiness House Foundation. Special thanks to our sponsors: Relph Benefit Advisors, William and Margaret Clark, Roseland Bowl, Finger Lakes Federal Credit Union, Konen Office Products, Red’s Auto Works, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. and L.L. Bean.
Happiness House- Finger Lakes Cerebral Palsy Association is a private nonprofit health and human service agency that has been serving communities in the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York since 1969. Today with sites in Geneva, Canandaigua, Gorham, and Waterloo, Happiness House offers an array of educational program, recreational and family support services for children and adults with and without disabilities who reside in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. On average Happiness House serves 1,000 individuals and their families each year.
Cheryl L. Coppola