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The Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge 2015

The Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge 2015Saturday, January 31, 6pm-9pm – Splitsville Lanes, 5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami

Jon Jay, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Miami native and Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade alumnus, hosted “The Jon Jay FMS Bonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge 2015.” Proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade to support its many positive programs for thousands of area youth. Along with other Major League Baseball stars, Jay bowled with attendees during this fun-filled fundraising event.

The evening included red carpet arrivals, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, exciting bowling matches and lots more. A number of professional athletes and well-known celebrities were also in attendance, including Matt Holliday, outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals; Olivier Vernon, defensive end for the Miami Dolphins; and Andy Cohen, talk show host and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise. A silent auction included signed sports jerseys, a pair of hand-painted cleats worn by Jay, a signed baseball and several other specialty items.

Photos by: Julie Pauline