REGION- The fifth annual Sheriff’s Auxiliary Bowl-a-thon deemed a success! The event was held at the Hi-Skore Lanes in West Branch, Saturday, Feb. 18. Sixteen teams totaling 80 bowlers donned costumes depicting individuals from the movie Grease. Pink ladies and T-Birds were the primary themes.
The Gutter Greaser team of Kristina Whitman, Shelly Burns Jim Musselman, Randy Hose and Jim Hejnal won Best Dressed Team for the second year in a row, and Jeanne Cavanaugh of Roscommon, won Best Dressed Individual. Leanne Thomas was the winner of the 50/50 raffle.
Eighty donations of products and services from businesses and individuals were offered as raffle items. They ranged from baskets of goodies to an Emojo Wildcat 21” Electric Bike.
High Series went to: Adam Wargo/734 Men and Jeanne Cavanagh/669 Women.
Team: 1st place – Gerrish PD; 2nd Staying Alive Creations; and 3rd Gutter Greassers.
The Bowl-a-thon is the auxiliary’s largest fundraiser of the year. Funds raised in the past have helped to fund many programs in the county, including the purchase lifevacs for schools, Roscommon County Jail, police vehicles, Senior Centers, and the Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center.
A very special thank you to all who came out to bowl and all who donated items.