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Bowl-A-Thon set for Sunday

AMSTERDAM — The 2017 annual Montgomery County SPCA Bowl-A-Thon for the Animals will be held on Sunday at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes on Wallins Corners Road.

The event directly benefits the homeless animals at the MCSPCA Animal Shelter.

Registration will begin at the lanes promptly at 10:30 a.m., with bowling from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The $12-per-bowler registration fee includes two games of bowling and rental shoes.

Donation sheets will be available on the organization’s website at www.mc-spca.org and at the MCSPCA Animal Shelter, as well as at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes.

All bowlers collecting $50 or more in donations for the Animal Shelter will receive a MCSPCA T-shirt. A flat-screen TV will be awarded to the bowler collecting the highest amount of donations.

Awards will also given to the highest score as well as the most money collected by a team of 2-5 bowlers. All donations collected by bowlers are due at the time of Bowl-A-Thon registration.

Basket raffle prizes will be available to win. Also, information about the MCSPCA’s programs and its adoptable pets will also be available.

Since refreshments are available for purchase at the bowling alley, bowlers are reminded that no outside food or drink is allowed inside.

This annual fund-raiser benefits the programs and Animal Shelter facility of the Montgomery County SPCA, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of homeless, neglected, abandoned and abused animals in the Montgomery County area.

The MCSPCA is funded primarily by public donations, and appreciates public support of events such as the annual MCSPCA Bowl-A-Thon.

The MCSPCA Animal Shelter, on SPCA Road off State Highway 5S east of Amsterdam, is open Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m., and is closed Sundays and Tuesdays.

For more information, visit www.mc-spca.org or find the group on Facebook.

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