Four PBA Stars to Take “A Walk in the Park” at Six Flags to Raise Money for Children’s Charities

by Bill Vint May 21, 2010 03:32

JACKSON, N.J. – Four Professional Bowlers Association stars are going to take a “Walk in the Park” on Sunday, June 13, to raise money to benefit Cure Kids Cancer and Children’s Miracle Network.

Seven-time PBA Player of the Year Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Ocala, Fla., representing 900 Global; 33-time PBA Tour winner Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., representing Storm Products; 15-time PBA champion Jason Couch of Clermont, Fla., representing Ebonite International, and two-time PBA Women’s Series titlist Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of Keller, Texas, representing Brunswick, will participate in a one-mile walk through Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson to raise money for the children’s charities.

The walk will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern. Each of the players, who will participate for their respective sponsors in the GEICO Team Shootout “Manufacturers Cup” competition June 11-12 at Six Flags, will be trying to individually raise money for the two children's charities.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution on behalf of your favorite PBA star, visit walkintheparks.org and click the "Support A Walker" button.

Brunswick, Ebonite, Storm and 900 Global will each field teams of PBA stars for the made-for-television Baker team match play competition that will be contested on June 11 and 12 on specially-constructed lanes outdoors at Six Flags. The 15-segment series will air on ESPN on Sunday, June 27, starting at 2:30 p.m. Eastern; Saturday, July 3, at 2 p.m.; Sunday, July 4, at 1 p.m., and Sunday, July 11, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Admission to the GEICO Team Shootout hosted by Six Flags Great Adventure is included in the price of admission tickets to the theme park. For admission information, visit sixflags.com.

If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it.