June 5th, 2010
On July 29, Josh Beckett will don his bowling shoes once again for the 4th annual Beckett Bowl to be held at Lucky Strike Lanes in Boston.
The evening begins at 6:00 pm with a celebrity red-carpet event. Then, at 7:15 the celebrity bowling tournament begins, which will include current and past Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and New England Revolution players, along with actors, comedians, musicians and celebrity chefs with New England ties. A finalized lineup will be announced at a latter date, but some of the past attendees included: Sox players Jacoby Ellsbury, Jonathan Papelbon, Kevin Youkilis, Jon Lester, David Ortiz, Jason Varitek, Clay Buchholz, Tim Wakefield and Mike Lowell; HBO’s Entourage star Adrian Grenier; performer Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of legendary hip-hop trio Run DMC; country music star Pat Green; Boston Celtics 2008 Finals MVP Paul Pierce and teammate Glen “Big Baby” Davis; Boston Bruins Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic; New England Patriots Randy Moss, Wes Welker, Adalius Thomas and Steve Gostkowski; New England Revolution stars Matt Reis and Taylor Twellman…
Finally, there will be a concert by Jason Aldean at the Absolut Beckett Bowl Concert, presented by MGM Grand at Foxwoods at the House of Blues Boston.
Starting today at 10:00am, a limited number of tickets for both the bowling tournament and after party concert will be on sale through Ticketmaster. Tickets are $250.00 to attend both the bowling event and the concert are $250, and tickets for the concert only are $40. A VIP concert ticket for $125 is also available, which includes a meet & greet with Jason Aldean and a reserved seat at the House of Blues.
Local companies and individuals are invited to sponsor four-person bowling teams for the event. Each team will be joined by a celebrity teammate and compete for unique prize packages. For information on sponsoring a team, companies and individuals can call 617-338-2766 or visit Becket Bowl…
Not close enough to attend, or a bit too rich for your blood? There is also the Beckett Bowl Ultimate Raffle in partnership with the Red Sox Foundation, with proceeds benefiting both organizations.
For only $5 per chance (and no minimum) you will have the chance to win 19 different items, including a most excellent Grand Prize:
(2) Tickets to Beckett Bowl presented by Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Absolut Beckett Bowl Concert presented by MGM Grand at Foxwoods, featuring Jason Aldean.
The winner and a guest will also have the exclusive chance to watch a future Red Sox game against the New York Yankees from Beckett’s personal seats at Fenway.
Interested? You can purchase raffle tickets for the Beckett Bowl Ultimate Raffle here.
About The Josh Beckett Foundation: A charitable organization established in 2007 by Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett, allowing him to have a direct and permanent impact on the lives of children throughout New England, The Foundation supports community-based programs that strive to improve the health and well-being of children, especially children that are seriously ill, disabled, poor, or otherwise disadvantaged.
Since its inception in 2007, Beckett Bowl has raised more than $750,000 to benefit the Foundation and the event’s primary beneficiary, Children’s Hospital Boston. Monies from these efforts facilitated the opening of The Josh Beckett Cancer Treatment room at the facility in 2009, which features Boston Red Sox imagery including Beckett and his teammates, crowd scenes and the historic Fenway Park sign.