New England Patriots star Jerod Mayo will be joined by his teammates, friends and fans for the 4th annual Mayo Bowl celebrity charity bowling tournament on Monday night at Kings Dedham at Legacy Place.
The celebrity bowling event raises money for awareness for Pitching in for Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing earmarked grants to improve the lives of children in New England. Through the program the Boston Medical Center provides accessible health services to all in need of care regardless of status or ability to pay.
Mayo got involved with the organizations as a way to give back to the
“New England is my home now,” said Mayo. “I am thrilled to be able to give back to the community through this fun and exciting event. It is my hope that we continue to grow this event each year – we want to help as many children and families as possible.”
Last year’s event was attended by more than 40 Patriots including Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen, and the rest of the all-star lineup of celebrities who participated in the tournament included Mayo’s teammates Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork, Brandon Lloyd, Devin McCourty, Julian Edelman, Danny Aiken, Kyle Love, Logan Mankins, Nate Solder, Sebastian Vollmer, Rod Ninkovich, Patrick Chung, Brandon Spikes, Danny Woodhead, Stephen Gostkowski, Zoltan Mesko; and former patriots Troy Brown and Kevin Faulk.
Local companies and individuals are invited to sponsor 4-person bowling teams for the event. Each team will be joined by a celebrity teammate(s) to compete for unique prizes and bragging rights. A limited number of individual non-bowler party tickets are available to purchase.
For info on sponsoring a team or purchasing tickets, please contact Kim Zayotti at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-421-3025.
The event begins at 6 p.m. with a red carpet entrance for celebrity participants. Mayo and his teammates will roll-out the ceremonial first ball at 7:15 p.m.