Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida presents its annual Mardi Gras Bowl fundraiser event details.
The 2017 Junior Achievement Mardi Gras Bowl is being held in partnership with Cordova Lanes on February 10-11.
The event consists of five total bowling sessions held at Cordova Lanes. Shifts are as follows: Friday, February 10 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 11 at Noon, 3:00 p.m., and 6 p.m.
Registration is open to teams of 5 to 10 bowlers and costs $20 per person, which includes the lane fee, shoe rental, and event t shirt. Call the Junior Achievement office at 850-477-1420 to register or to sponsor the event.
All proceeds fund the educational programming of Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, a national non-profit 501(c)3 organization which works to educate the future workforce and rising young business leaders in K through 12 classrooms from Escambia to Bay Counties. All Junior Achievement programming is provided at no cost to the schools and is based on a mentorship model that utilizes the business community by training volunteers to teach young people how to be successful in a global economy.
Mardi Gras Bowl 2017 is sponsored by Cordova Lanes, Landrum, Bonefish Grill, Gulf Power, Sonic, Republic Services, IMS ExpertServices, HighPointe Hotel Corporation, Cat Country 98.7 and NewsRadio 1620, and Evergreen Printing. Sponsorships are available for purchase through this week.
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About Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida:
During the 2015-2016 school year, Junior Achievement programs focused on financial literacy, economics, career success, and entrepreneurship and were presented in nearly 300 classes, in 42 schools in NWFL, reaching over 5,300 students from Escambia County to Bay County. In the 57 years since its formation, Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida has supplied educational services to more than 150,000 students through the dedication of its volunteers. Regions and SunTrust sponsor Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida as Signature annual sponsors. Other annual sponsors include Gulf Power Company, Wind Creek Hospitality, Cat Country 98.7 and NewsRadio 1620, The Sansing Foundation, in weekly, Statefarm Insurance, Duncan McCall Advertising, and many other distinguished businesses in the area.
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