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Help 'Strike Out Illiteracy'

The Echo Press presents the Strike Out Illiteracy Bowling Tournament on Thursday, September 15 at 5 p.m. at Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria.

The event is sponsored by Garden Center Lanes, Beverage Wholesalers, Inc. and Bold Fusion Screen Printing and Embroidery.

Teams are welcome. Cost is $125 per team and includes three games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and pop for the team and prizes. Deadline is September 6.

Area businesses interested in joining the fun by sponsoring a lane or a door prize are also welcome. Lane sponsorships are $100 and include recognition in event advertising and at the event as well as in promotional materials provided to the classrooms.

All proceeds from the event will go toward the Newspapers In Education program, which provides newspapers and educational activities to area teachers for use in their classrooms.

For more information, contact Lynn at (320) 763-3133 or e-mail