Dwight to host bowling tourney to benefit D12 Foundation

Orlando Magic superstar center Dwight Howard will host the “D12 Strikes: No Pin Left behind Bowling Tournament” on Saturday in Orlando at the AMF Altamonte Lanes.


The inaugural event will benefit Dwight’s D12 Foundation.


“I’m really looking forward to the “D12 Strikes Celebrity Bowling Tournament,” Dwight said. “It’s the first annual event for my D12 Foundation, which has gotten off to a great start. I’m excited to have sponsors, my friends and teammates come out and have a good time for charity.”


Among the professional athletes and celebrities expected to attend are Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker, Tampa Bay center Jeff Fain, Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Powell, several of Dwight’s Orlando Magic teammates and many more.


Each bowling lane will be sponsored and proceeds from the event will help aid a variety of D12 Foundation local, national and international initiatives. Official sponsors include the Orlando Magic, Florida Hospital and Pepsi®.


Launched on February 14, 2011, the D12 Foundation is a 501 (c) organization designed to improve the lives of children in Orlando and around the globe. With a mission of planting seeds, cultivating them and watching them grow; the D12 Foundation has a vision of making a long-lasting impact in young people. With collaborative support from generous communities and partners, the D12 Foundation works with organizations to establish programs that support education, encourage leadership, and inspire activity.


For more information regarding the “D12 Strikes: No Pin Left Behind” Bowling Tournament, please visit www.D12Foundation.org.


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