6th Annual Bowl for A Precious Child Fire vs. Police Tournament
A Precious Child, in partnership with North Metro Fire Rescue District and the Broomfield Police Department is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Bowl for A Precious Child Fire vs. Police Tournament Sponsored by McAdams Plumbing. The tournament is scheduled for Sunday, March 8th, 2015 and will take place at Chipper’s Lanes located at 100 Nickel Street, Broomfield, CO. Check-in for the event will begin at 2:00 PM and bowling will start at 3:00 PM. The spirited and friendly competition between the Broomfield Fire and Police at the tournament promises to make the event one to remember.
The event will include a drawing, contests, food, and fun for the whole family! All proceeds from the event will benefit A Precious Child, a local nonprofit that provides basic essentials, such as clothing, coats and school supplies, to children living in homeless shelters, foster homes, or facing significant life challenges and who are otherwise without access to basic needs. “We are thrilled to have such amazing support through our ongoing partnership with both the Fire and Police in the Broomfield area,” said A Precious Child’s CEO and Founder, Carina Martin. “The Broomfield community has been a supporter of A Precious Child and the work that we do since the beginning and this tournament is a fun family-friendly event that helps us raise funds so that we are able to provide basic essentials for more local underprivileged children.”
All members of the community are invited to join in the event; however space is limited to a total of 108 bowlers. There will be 18 teams, and each team will have a total of 6 players. One bowler from either the fire or police department will be assigned to each team and a lane will be assigned to each team. Final teams will compete for the rights to the coveted Bowl for A Precious Child Trophy for the year. The cost to participate is $40 per bowler through March 1st. After the 1st the total cost will be $45 per bowler. Individuals and families that would like to join us at the event to watch are welcomed. The spectator fee is $10 per person, or $40 for a family of five, to dine and watch the tournament. This event is presented by McAdams Plumbing. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Members of the community interested in participating can register for the event online at APreciousChild.org. Questions regarding the event can be directed to A Precious Child’s Events Manager, Meredith McNulty, at Meredith@apreciouschild.org or 303.466.4272.
About North Metro Fire Rescue District
North Metro Fire Rescue is dedicated to your quality care. North Metro Fire Rescue provides fire protection, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and rescue services to our community. Formed in 1946, the district now covers 63 square miles with a population of approximately 103,000 people including the City and County of Broomfield, the City of Northglenn and unincorporated areas of Boulder, Adams and Jefferson Counties.
About Broomfield Police Department
The Broomfield Police Department provides law enforcement services to the City and County of Broomfield. The Department’s 200 employees, including 148 sworn police officers, provide not only traditional police services, but also county-related services, such as the detention center, courthouse security, and emergency management. As a result of the efficiencies realized by combining both municipal and county law enforcement services into one law enforcement agency, the City and County of Broomfield enjoys one of the lowest crime rates in the state of Colorado.
About A Precious Child, Inc.
A Precious Child is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to making a positive impact in the lives of disadvantaged and displaced children and families by improving their quality of life. Youth self-sufficiency programs include Precious Essentials, Precious Boutiques, Basics 4 Babies, giveSPORTS, Fill A Backpack, Precious Gift, Truancy Intervention and The Learning Center. A Precious Child provides impoverished Colorado children and families with basic essentials such as clothing, shoes, baby food, diapers, coats, backpacks and school supplies, sports equipment, holiday gifts, and more. Over the last six years, A Precious Child has provided clothing and essentials valued at over $4.25 million to more than 114,900 children and their caregivers who are struggling during these difficult economic times in eight counties surrounding the Denver Metro area, including: Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, and Weld Counties. For more information, call our Resource Center at (303) 466-4272, or visit APreciousChild.org.