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      Monday
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      Tuesday
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      Bowling to Benefit Military Families This Weekend

      Bowling centers in the Tulsa area are participating in a nationwide benefit for Folds of Honor this Presidents Day weekend.

      Folds of Honor raises funds to award scholarships to children or spouses of fallen or wounded service members. According to the organization, many do not qualify for federal tuition assistance.

      Donations will be collected at participating bowling centers and can be made online or by text message.

      Folds of Honor has an Oklahoma connection. It was started by in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, a former F-16 pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard after witnessing a flag-draped casket being presented to a family on an airport tarmac while a passenger on a commercial flight. The sight of the fallen service member's four year old boy inspired him to create Folds of Honor and see that the child receive the organization's first scholarship. Since then, it has presented more than 5,400 educational scholarships.

      Bowlers can hit the lanes at the following seven Tulsa area bowling centers through Monday:

      Broken Arrow Lanes

      4701 S. Elm Place

      Broken Arrow, OK 74011

      Lanes at Coffee Creek

      10301 Owasso Expy

      Owasso, OK 74055

      Sahoma Lanes

      1499 N 9th St.

      Sapulpa, OK 74066

      Andy B's Tulsa

      8711 S Lewis Ave

      Tulsa, OK 74137

      AMF Sheridan Lanes

      3121 S Sheridan Rd

      Tulsa, OK 74145

      Dust Bowl Lanes and Lounge

      211 S Elgin Ave

      Tulsa, OK 74120

      AMF Sheridan Lanes

      3121 S. Sheridan Road

      Tulsa, OK 74145

      Donations can also be made online at www.foldsofhonor.org/donate or via text.

      For a $5 donation text the word HERO to 80888. For a $10 donation, text USA to 80888. Text message donations will be added the donor's cell phone bill.

      For more information on the bowling benefit, see http://www.ebonite.com/patriotbowlingdaycenters.html or http://www.foldsofhonor.org/patriot-bowling-day.

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