Yesterday, the 10th Annual SOL Bowl took place at Colonial Bowling Lanes in Harahan, LA. Local Celebrities came out to bowl for Special Olympics Louisiana. Current Saints players, Jed Collins, Matt Tennant and Malcolm Jenkins headlined the event. Other celebrities included WWLTV’s Doug Mouton, WDSU TV Travers & Fletcher Mackel, Randi Rousseau, and Scott Walker. FOX 8’s own Jessica Holly was also in attendance. WIST Radio Brian Alle Walsh and Larry Holder bowled a few frames, too. Former NFL, MLB, and NBA stars were also in attendance including Gary Barbaro.
Twelve companies came out to the event and competed. Thank you to the following companies for your support of Special Olympics Louisiana: B & K Construction, Barbaro Family, Cox Communications, Harahan Police Department, Irish Channel St. Patricks Day Club, Kenner Wal-Mart, Laser Amusement, Legette Construction, Otto Candies, LLC, RJK Insurance Services, Skanska MAPP, and Treasure Chest Casino.
The biggest celebrities of the day were our Special Olympics Louisiana Athletes! Our athletes competed along side the pro-athletes and did a great job!
The 2012 SOL Bowl will take place on April 22nd at Colonial Bowling Lanes, 6601 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, LA. Get your team together now and sign up for this great event! There will plenty of local celebrity guests along with some sports stars that I’m sure most of you will know. So, don’t wait, act today and sign your team up for SOL Bowl 2012!
Check out some pictures here.