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Bowl for Ronnie – benefit for Ronnie Jame Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

CELEBRITY BOWLERS AND GUESTS SET FOR
FOURTH ANNUAL “BOWL FOR RONNIE” BOWLING PARTY
ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 BENEFITING RONNIE JAMES DIO

STAND UP AND SHOUT CANCER FUND

Bowling Event Hosted by Broadcast Personality Eddie Trunk
at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California
Will Raise Awareness and Funds for Cancer Charity

The Fourth Annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Celebrity Bowling Party, benefiting the Ronnie
James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org), will take place
on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California.
The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard
on SiriusXM’s Volume channel and whose new TV series TrunkFest airs on AXS-TV.
The BOWL FOR RONNIE will feature a celebrity bowling tournament and a raffle
drawing for prizes and memorabilia. Last year’s event brought in $49,000 for the cancer
charity, which is now in its ninth year of raising awareness and much-needed funding for
cancer research.
Members of last year’s top two winning celebrity bowling teams, including rockers Marc
Ferrari (Keel, Cold Sweat), David “Rock” Feinstein (Elf, The Rods), Fred Coury
(Cinderella), Jeff Scott Soto (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), and Chris Latham and Calico
Cooper of Beastö Blancö, will return to play in the celebrity competition once again.
Among those planning to join them this year will be Steven Adler (Guns N’ Roses,
Adler’s Appetite), Doug Aldrich (Dio, Dead Daisies), Chuck Billy (Testament), Ira Black
(Lizzy Borden), Jimmy Burkhard (Billy Idol, West Bound), Brett Scallions and Phil
Buckman of Fuel, Kalen Chase (Korn), Jason Cornwell (West Bound), Jeff, Matt and
Shawn Duncan (Armored Saint/DC4), Damon Fox (The Cult), Chuck Garric (Alice
Cooper/ Beastö Blancö), Rita Haney, Sonia Harley, Adam Jones (Tool), Alex Kane (The
Ramones), Sam Koltun, Rich Sacco and Patrick Stone of Budderside, Johnny Martin
(LA Guns, Adler’s Appetite), actor/musician Sean McNabb (Lynch Mob), Tom Morello
(Rage Against the Machine, Prophets of Rage), Marty O’Brien (Methods of Mayhem,
Lita Ford), Otep Shamaya (Otep), Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning), Dio
Disciples members Oni Logan, Joe Retta, Scott Warren and Simon Wright, Chas West
(Lynch Mob, West Bound), August Zadra (Dennis DeYoung), DJ WIll (knac.com) and

Diva and Ahmet Zappa as well as actors Elysia Skye, Star Fields (Sons of Anarchy), Al
Coronel (The Last Ship), James St. Vincent and yoga expert Sadi Nardini.
Event host Eddie Trunk will once again captain a team of celebrity bowlers. A place on
Eddie Trunk’s team will be auctioned off on eBay in the coming weeks, and additional
participants will be announced shortly.
The event kicks off at 6:30 PM with open bowling and a VIP pre-party for lane sponsors,
celebrities and their guests. BOWL FOR RONNIE attendees can anticipate an evening
of fun, food, and, of course, bowling with rockers and celebrities competing for trophies
in the name of raising funds and awareness for the Dio Cancer Fund. Among the raffle
prizes will be a specially-designed bowling ball and pin featuring the BOWL FOR
RONNIE artwork (see below) along with a PINZ bowling party as well as many other
items.
100% of the net proceeds from the BOWL FOR RONNIE will go to the Dio Cancer Fund
(www.diocancerfund.org). Individual tickets and lane sponsorships are now on sale,
and participants are encouraged to gather friends, family and co-workers for the
ultimate bowling team. The Pinz Bowling Center is located at 12655 Ventura Blvd in
Studio City, California.

Among the raffle prizes:

Specially designed Bowl for
Ronnie bowling ball (front) to be

raffled

Specially designed Bowl for Ronnie

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