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Janine Langston
Literacy and Outreach Coordinator
Birmingham Public Library
(205) 322-6371
jlangston@bham.lib.al.us

Birmingham Public Library and The Cotchery Foundation to Host a Celebrity Bowling Event


Friday, June 19, 2009 Lightning Strikes Bowling Center in Trussville

June 17, 2009, Birmingham, AL— It is with extraordinary enthusiasm and pleasure that the Birmingham Public Library and the Cotchery Foundation invites qualified participants and the public to attend a celebrity bowling event at Lightning Strikes Bowling Center in Trussville, Alabama.

This is the Second Annual Cotchery Foundation Charity Bowling Event. “Celebowl” will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2009. Various distinguished guests will be in attendance, including these famous New York Jets football players: Jerricho Cotchery (WR), Kerry Rhodes (DB), Justin Miller (DB) and Chansi Stuckey (WR). All of the guests will come together with the common purpose of helping to raise funds for The Cotchery Foundation, which benefits underprivileged youth. The mission of The Cotchery Foundation is to inspire children to establish and achieve goals through programs and services designed to enhance their futures.

The Cotchery Foundation was founded by Jerricho Cotchery, of the New York Jets, in January 2007. Cotchery was moved to start the foundation as a result of his own personal memories and experiences growing up. Jerricho Cotchery and his foundation have set out to “show that anyone can do extraordinary things if they have the desire and passion.” Simply stated, Cotchery has made it his mission to show that ordinary people can do extraordinary things.

This event comes as part of Birmingham Public Library’s “Express Yourself” Summer Reading Program. Qualified participants will attend for free. For further details, contact the Literacy and Outreach Center at 322-6371. For more information on the Birmingham Public Library’s summer reading programs, visit www.bplonline.org. For more information on The Cotchery Foundation, visit www.cotcheryfoundation.com.


Event: Celebowl with Jerricho Cotchery and the Birmingham Public Library
Date: Friday, June 19, 2009
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Place: Lightning Strikes Bowling Center in Trussville, AL
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