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STRIKE Out Diabetes with the Official Bowling Ball in Support of JDRF

February 17, 2011

In support of JDRF and the Barnes Family and Friends STRIKE Out Diabetes bowling event, On The Ball Bowling has produced, in limited edition, a bowling ball featuring a full color action shot of Chris Barnes on one side and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation logo on the other side. An autographed Certificate of Authenticity signed by Chris Barnes is included with this ball and 100% of the proceeds after cost goes to JDRF.

Order your limited edition bowling ball today!

Chris Barnes recently won the PBA World Championship in Las Vegas, making him the sixth player in PBA history to complete the sport’s Triple Crown, also including the 2005 U.S. Open and the 2006 PBA Tournament of Champions. Chris Barnes lives in the Dallas area with his wife, Lynda Barnes, and their twin boys, Troy and Ryan. In 2008, Troy was suddenly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

The Barnes Family

Read more about Chris Barnes on PBA News

In support of diabetes research and JDRF, the second annual Barnes Family and Friends STRIKE out Diabetes Event will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at AMF Lewisville Lanes. Lane reservations and online registration are now open and available on the JDRF STRIKE out Diabetes Website.

Get involved in STRIKE out Diabetes and help JDRF’s mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes!

Lynda Barnes and Kevin Jonas

Participating is EASY!  Here’s how…

1. Reserve your lane by submitting your Lane Reservation Form by fax or mail. Availability is limited!!!

2. Register your team online. Each lane will have 5 bowlers. Each bowler is requested to raise a minimum of $100. (Important: You must reserve your lane before registering online)

3. When you register, you will receive your own online fundraising page. Share this page with your friends and family so they can make a donation (Ask 10 people for $10 to reach your $100 goal)!

4. Checks and cash are also accepted! All donation checks should be made out to JDRF and turned in the day of the event by using the Donation Collection Form.

5. Be ready to have a GREAT TIME!

6. Please visit the Strike Out Diabetes website for full event details.

Can’t Attend?

If you are unable to attend the June 4, 2011 event, we still have an opportunity for you to get involved. Register today on the Bowling From A Distance webpage.


To learn more about the JDRF Dallas chapter, visit our JDRF Dallas website!

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