On August 15th, over 100 bowlers rolled strikes, spares, and the occasional gutter to help raise money for the Award-Winning Abbie Hunt Bryce Home. A good time was had by all with a little friendly competition, pizza buffet, drinks, prizes – and even bowling socks.
For the second consecutive year, the Morning Light Beach Ball broke previous event records! This year attendees and supporters of the March 2nd event at the Fairgrounds raised $70,000 – enough to cover two months of operating costs for the award winning Abbie Hunt Bryce Home! THANK YOU to key sponsors The Naked Monkey, PNC, Eskenazi Health, Forum Credit Union, and Katz, Sapper & Miller. A special thanks to Honorary Chair Julie Patterson and Dean Metcalf and The Tempos- Steve, Barclay, Bill, Kyle, and Keith. Central Indiana, you’re one of a kind! Without you, no Abbie Hunt Bryce Home! Thanks for all your support!
Over 20 teams and 100 participants joined together to fundraise for Morning Light programs at Pinheads for a record-breaking Rolling for Hope! With a full pizza and salad buffet, drinks provided by Sun King Brewery, and a little friendly competition – the afternoon was definitely filled with good times and good food. Teams such as Britney Spares, the Incredi-bowls, Splits and Giggles, the Alley Catz, and the Lucky Strikes raised money for programs such as the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home and Pennwood Place Apartments – both of which were represented by several of their residents who attended the event to join in on the fun.
For the first time in its fifteen year history, the Beach Ball grossed more than $60,000 to benefit patients who stay free of charge at Morning Light's Abbie Hunt Bryce Home! This year's event was sponsored in part by Eskenazi Health, Forum Credit Union, The Naked Monkey, and PNC. All-time highs were set in total raised, attendance, auction proceeds, and Fund A Cause contributions! The event also received much prominence this year thanks to Honorary Chair Sue Ellspermann. The current Ivy Tech Community College President and former Indiana Lt. Governor reminded the crowd of 200+ that Ivy Tech provides many of the personnel for key healthcare providers in central Indiana so she was proud to be associated with the event!
The 2018 Beach Ball was held at the State Fairgrounds Grand Hall on March 3rd. Thanks to community purport the event raised enough money to fund two months of operations at the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home. Plans are already underway for next year's Beach Ball, targeted for the first Saturday in March 2019!
126 bowlers Rolled for Hope on August 17, 2016 in support of programs at Pennwood Place Senior Apartments and the residents at Abbie Hunt Bryce Home. $8,100 was raised as corporate professionals networked. The event grew from 8 to 26 teams in three years. Each team came up with creative team names:
5 Strikers, 7-10 Split, Ally Cats, Ball Busters, Better Late Than Never, Charlie’s Angels, Divine Pintervention, Dolls With Balls, Eskenazi Health, Holy Rollers, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Gutter, Koorsen King Pins, Monkeys That Don’t Give a Split, Pennwood Pacers, Petrow Kane Leemhius, PNC Bank Rollers, Queen Pins, Rolling in the Dough, Sikich Strikers, Spareless Primates, Split Happens, Team Cleveland, The “Home” Team, The Dudes, The Royal Blues and The Wild Bunch.
Many got in the spirit at the Biltwell Event Center. Indianapolis ‘most unique winter fundraiser drew almost 200 people. The event, featuring a beach party in very un-beach like weather grossed more than $56,000, the second highest total in recent event history. Best Dressed winners, Volunteers and Leaders of the organization stood united as a symbolic continuance in their mission. Click to see some memorable moments!
Many thanks to top sponsors - FORUM Credit Union and PNC. For a complete sponsor list, please click here. Grace Trahan-Rodecap and Dean Metcalf, co-hosted the event and featured The Tempos Band.
Many high fives were celebrated as 80 bowlers got to together to raise money for the 2nd annual Rolling for Hope on August 11, 2016 at Woodland Bowl. $5,000 was raised to help support the hospice residents at the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home and the Senior residents at Pennwood Place Apartments in Indianapolis. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals were awarded in conjunction with the Summer Olympic Games. Morning Light appreciates the following core sponsors for their support: The Naked Monkey, Avison Young, Professional Staff Management, Greg and Nancy Foster, Forum Credit, Stenz Management Corp., PNC Bank, and Tom and Karen Fodor. Click to see some memorable moments!
Held on March 12th, 2016 at the FORUM Conference and Events Center, once again sponsored in part by FORUM Credit Union, this unique evening of fun and friendship raised more than $50,000 for the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home! Click to see some memorable moments!
A competitive fun and casual bowling event marked the inaugural Rolling for Hope fundraiser. The event raised $3,000. Trophies were given to first, second and third place winners. Teams and Captains were: Team Iacobucci, Tony Iacobucci; Living on a Spare, Dr. Michael Miller of Miller Care Group ; GMFS Reverse Mortgage, Terri Geer and Jamie Burton.
This year, Morning Light and its supporters raised almost two month's worth of operating expenses for the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home.
Check out recent happenings at the Home, including donation drives and activities.
Morning Light organizes a host of activities at Pennwood Place Apartments such as speakers and fitness classes to benefit the well-being of the residents.
Morning Light and its supporters were back at it again and raised just short of $60,000 for the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home.
Morning Light and 200 of its friends raised more than $50,000 to benefit the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home.
Abbie Hunt Bryce Home residents are always in need of food and other household and living supplies. If you wish to donate, contact the Home at 317.860.0484.
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