NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky Strike, the nation's premiere chain of upscale bowling and lounges, will begin its partnership with Breastcancer.org this month. Breastcancer.org is the leading online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support.
Lucky Strike Manhattan, NY partnered in two successful events in the past which raised over $1.0 million for Breastcancer.org through the annual "Bowling for Breastcancer.org" event. The success of these events brought Lucky Strike and Breastcancer.org together to raise funds, build awareness and continue to educate on breast cancer. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that there were over 250,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2010 and over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors. It is projected that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, it is critical that people have access to essential information whenever they need it.
"This is the first national partnership of its kind for both Lucky Strike and Breastcancer.org and a great way to educate a young influential audience about the importance of breast cancer awareness," said Lucky Strike founder and CEO, Steven Foster.
Starting in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Lucky Strike will be providing Breastcancer.org with marketing support, advertising exposure, online and social media inclusion throughout its venues. Guests will have the opportunity to donate and Lucky Strike will be donating 10% of food and beverage sales with any referral from Breastcancer.org for parties of 25 or more. Through this national partnership, people are offered an opportunity to have fun and support future enhancements of this global resource. When planning your next birthday party or corporate event, please call Lucky Strike and support Breastcancer.org.
About Breastcancer.org: Breastcancer.org is the world's #1 online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support, with more than 6,000 pages of expert-reviewed information and a robust, dynamic peer support community. A nonprofit organization, Breastcancer.org receives more than 10 million visits each year. For more information about Breastcancer.org please visit www.Breastcancer.org.
About Lucky Strike: Lucky Strike Entertainment is the leading operator, and defining brand, of upscale bowling lounges in the United States and Canada. Lucky Strike's business has grown over the course of the last eight years since inception, from one location in Hollywood, California to a total of 21 locations across 14 states and two countries. Steven Foster is the CEO and Co-founder of Lucky Strike Entertainment, and has over 30 years of experience creating entertainment and dining concepts. Steven, along with his wife Gillian, has been the driving force for the success and growth of the Lucky Strike brand across the nation. For more information, please visit www.bowlluckystrike.com
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