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Sign up to bowl with a Bear

JOHNSBURG – Raymond’s Bowl will be hosting the Bowl with a Bear event at noon July 16 that will feature Bears players Earl Bennett, Johnny Knox and Caleb Hanie.

Tickets cost $150 for a meet-and-greet that will be at noon, with a limit of one person a ticket, to meet all three players, have a picture taken with them, and receive their autograph.

There is no re-entry for this event, and there also is a limit of two autographs per player.

A live auction will take place for the chance to have a Bear play on your team for one game of bowling, with a maximum of six people per lane.

Bowling for one hour is $10 a person and includes shoe rental. A silent auction also will be held with items including autographed jerseys from Bears players Jay Cutler, Chester Taylor and Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook. A raffle for autographed footballs from Bennett, Hanie and Knox also will take place during the afternoon.

All proceeds will benefit the Johnsburg Youth Football League as they build a new football field.

To reserve a lane, email For tickets, call Sideline Marketing at 815-529-3447.

Tickets must be paid in full by July 9 or else they will be sold. Tickets can be picked up at Jett’s Heating and Air, 3309 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake. Business hours are 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Raymond’s Bowl is at 3960 N. Johnsburg Road, Johnsburg.


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