A PLACE CALLED HOME Host its 10th Annual Celebrity Bowling & Poker Tournament STARS & STRIKES 2016 To Support Outstanding Programs for Inner City Youth

Feb 17, 2016, 12:07 ET from A Place Called Home

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A PLACE CALLED HOME (APCH) celebrates its 10th Annual STARS & STRIKES Celebrity Bowling & Poker Tournament on March 10th, 2016 from 7pm-11pm at PINZ Bowling and Entertainment Center, located in Studio City. The event is a fun-filled, celebrity-spotting benefit that raises funds and awareness for APCH's free programs in education, the arts, athletics and vocational preparation for youth in South Central Los Angeles.
For more information visit http://www.apch.org/starsandstrikes

Over the past nine years, Stars & Strikes has raised more than $1,000,000 for APCH's free programs. Previous years' celebrity ambassadors and supporters have included: Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Mark Wahlberg, Chris Brown, Pete Wentz, OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, Jonah Hill, Howie Mandel, Penny Marshall, Nick Cannon, Keke Palmer, Jason Derulo; and many more.

This year's Stars & Strikes event will be even more exciting than years past, with the return of the bowling tournament, a larger than life poker tournament, exciting prizes and some of today's biggest celebrities from the entertainment and sports world. Special thanks to our official media sponsor iHeartRadio/KIIS-FM, official food sponsor Whole Foods Market, and major sponsors CBS, Midnight Radio (a TV and film production company) and Signature Estate and Investment Advisors, LLC.

Media check-in 6:00pm. Red Carpet Arrivals 7pm. Doors open at 7pm for the general public. Bowling tournament starts at 7:30pm, poker tournament starts at 8:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Register now as space is limited and the tournament is expected to sell out!

For ticket/sponsorships http://www.apch.org/starsandstrikes  

ADMP Events
Darran Matthews
(310) 617-1892

A Place Called Home
Laura Mills
(323) 232-7653, x2211

Over the past 23 years, APCH has directly served more than 18,000 youth, ages 8-21, and tens of thousands of their parents and neighbors through community outreach and food distribution activities. APCH's programs and services include five core areas focused on educational services (including college scholarships), health, nutrition and well-being, teenage services, creative expressions (the arts) and community engagement and volunteerism.

A Place Called Home, established in 1993, was created to provide at-risk youth with a secure, positive family environment where they can regain hope and belief, earn trust and self-respect, and learn skills to lead to a productive lifestyle free of the gangs, drugs and poverty that surround them.


SOURCE A Place Called Home