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Saturday, January 14th, 2017, 6th Annual Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge, Featuring Jay & Other MLB Players, to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

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Jay, Chicago Cubs Outfielder and Miami Native,  to Host Event Open to the Public at Splitsville Lanes

 What/Who:

Jon Jay, Chicago Cubs outfielder, player on the St. Louis Cardinals World Championship team, Miami native and Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade alumnus, will host the 6th annual Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge. All event proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s Project Learn After-School Program, serving Club members in grades K–8.

Along with other Major League Baseball stars and local celebrities, Jay will bowl with attendees during the fun-filled fundraising event. The evening will include red carpet arrivals, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, exciting bowling matches and more. Sponsorships are available.

“We’re very thankful that Jon Jay is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade for the sixth consecutive year to offer this exciting community event,” said Alex Rodriguez-Roig, president of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. “Through the efforts of Jon and many others who support Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, we are able to continue to make a difference in the lives of many area youths.”

“The enthusiastic response to this event has been fantastic over the past five years, and we’re looking forward to raising even more funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade in 2017,” said Jay.

When:

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 6–9 p.m.

6 p.m.                      Red carpet arrivals/media availability

6:15 p.m.              Cocktails/hors d’oeuvres

6:30 p.m.              Opening remarks/Bowling Challenge begins

8:45 p.m.              Winners announced

9 p.m.                      Event concludes

Where:

Splitsville Lanes

5701 Sunset Drive

Miami, FL 33143

Cost/Sponsorships:

Individual tickets: $475 per bowling team (five people), $125 per individual bowler (single bowlers will be matched with other single bowlers), $75 per individual non-bowler

Sponsorships: Event sponsorships range from $2,000 to $10,000.

How:

For sponsorship or additional event information, call Jennifer Brasile at CAA Sports at 212-277-9000 or jennifer.brasile@caa.com. To purchase individual or team bowling tickets, non-bowling tickets, become a sponsor, and for more information, visit www.jonjaychallenge.com.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

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. For more information, please visit www.bgcmia.org.

About title sponsor FMSbonds, Inc.:

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. For more information, visit www.fmsbonds.com.

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