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Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge To Benefit Boys And Girls Clubs Of Miami-Dade


On Saturday, January 31, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay will host the annual Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Jay, a Miami native and alumnus of B&GC, will spend the evening bowling with event attendees and children of the B&GC. FMSbonds, Inc. is a municipal bond firm that provides bond investors with exceptional value and insight in the tax-free municipal bond market. Co-founded by James A. Klotz and Paul Feinsilver in 1978, the firm’s South Florida offices are located in North Miami Beach and Boca Raton.

“We’ve been thrilled by the enthusiastic response to this event, and we’re looking forward to raising even more funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade in 2015,” said Jay.

The evening will begin with red carpet arrivals and pictures with Jay before moving inside for bowling matches and other activities. Guests will also enjoy cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres.

“We’re grateful that for the third consecutive year, Jon Jay is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade for this wonderful community event,” said Alex Rodriguez-Roig, president of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. “With the efforts of individuals such as Jon, we continue to make a difference in the lives of many area youth.”


Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1940. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to five Clubs serving thousands of boys and girls year round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. Club staffing, initiatives, and programs are designed to inspire and enable young people and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream.

Each year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade serves more than 10,000 children across its five club locations. Clubs are open year-round and provide children with safe, supported environments to go after school and during the summer months. B&GC offers a variety of activities, including sports, arts-and-crafts and computer classes. Its programs include academic support, character and leadership development and health and life skills.

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Splitsville Lanes
5701 Sunset Dr.
Miami, FL 33143
Ph. 305-665-5263

TICKETS: Tickets are $125 per person and $475 per bowling team. General admission, non-bowler tickets are $75 per person. Tickets are available for purchase here.

For sponsorship or additional event information, call Jennifer Brasile at CAA Sports at 212-277-9000 orjennifer.brasile@caa.com. To purchase individual tickets and more information, visit www.jonjaychallenge.com.






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