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Hundreds participate in annual autism bowling fundraiser

Apr 24, 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The 14th annual Bowling for Autism event was held Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Columbia to raise money for a local nonprofit organization that provides services for families affected by the disorder.

All proceeds from the event, which also included a silent auction, go toward Easterseals Midwest.

John Cleek Jr., an event organizer who also has a son with autism, said the annual bowling event was expected to raise about $30,000 this year. Bowling for Autism has raised $330,000 since it began in 2003.

"I'm just very proud of what we've been able to accomplish over 14 years and hope to keep it going for many more years to come," he said.

 

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