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Bowling for Scholarships

Caltrans employees set bowl-a-thon

Saturday, July 11th the third edition of the Caltrans district 9  bowl-a-thon will be held at Bishop’s Back Alley Bowling lanes.  The event is a way to raise money for the Caltrans scholarship program. Jessica Klemencic, District 9 Scholarship Committee Chair, indicates the scholarship program has granted 80 scholarships to graduating seniors.  Since 2003, their efforts have awarded over 70 thousand dollars to further the education of graduating seniors in the Caltrans District 9 area.  Klemencic credits Caltrans employee Patty Cano with creating the bowl-a-thon.   This years event will be their third bowl-a-thon, the first year they raised $1,256.  Last year they raised $2,225.  The bowl-a-thon will be Saturday, July 11, 3:30 – 5:30 at the Back Alley bowling lanes, Bishop.  There will be a 50/50 drawing during the bowl-a-thon, and prizes will be raffled as well.  This year they will be hold a pot luck dinner at Izaak Walton Park after bowling.  Klemencic encourages members of the public to come and cheer on the bowlers, and join the pot luck too!

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