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01/20/2011 11:14 AM

Article By: Mike Peck

Rockford, Ill.- There is still time to sign up for the Rockford IceHogs Bowl-A-Thon that takes place on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Cherry Bowl in Cherry Valley. The event is sponsored by the WTVO-TV channel 17 and Q98.5.

Registration is $40 per bowler or $150 per team of four. Fans can sign up for the IceHogs Bowl-A-Thon at any IceHogs home game at the Rockford MetroCentre, by calling the Communications Department at the IceHogs office at (815) 847-6381 or by downloading the entry form at and faxing it to the IceHogs office at (815) 963-0974.

The 2010-11 IceHogs Bowl-A-Thon will benefit the Sydney Ives Foundation, a non-profit organization – 501 (c) (3) pending – that is designed to help families in the fight for the life of their ill child.
Sydney Ives was made an honorary IceHogs team member on May 20, 2009. Sydney was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor the year prior. She passed away on Nov. 7, 2009 and the foundation is in her memory.

All registered bowlers will receive three-games of bowling (nine pin), shoe and ball rental, goodie bag and a raffle ticket. Plus, the first 100 bowlers, or 25 teams, to register will be guaranteed to be matched up with an IceHogs player or coach.

Raffle prizes will include but not limited to a team autographed stick, Blackhawks tickets, Ice Box seats, Dental Dimensions Club Lounge seats and  IceHogs photos courtesy of team photographer Greg Hamil and a VIP Game Experience to an upcoming home game.

If you are interested in attending the event, but not interested in bowling, the IceHogs are offering a $10 viewing ticket. The viewing ticket will include a raffle ticket and access to the event.

The IceHogs will hold a Premium Raffle as well.  The Premium Raffle tickets will be good for a suite night at an IceHogs game, a chance to win one of two game worn IceHogs jerseys or a pair of tickets to all the remaining 2010-11 home games.  Additional prizes may be added and premium raffle tickets will be sold for $5 or five for $20.

If you have any questions regarding the IceHogs Bowl-A-Thon, contact Nate Haeni at (815) 847-6381 or