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07/24/2012 7:12 AM EST

Indians manager Manny Acta hosts "Celebrity Bowling Charity Fundraiser" Thursday, August 23rd from 5-9 p.m. at Corner Alley

Opportunity to bowl, take pictures, and get autographs with Cleveland Celebrities while raising money for charity

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians Manager Manny Acta, his ImpACTA Kids Foundation, and Cleveland Indians Charities are excited to announce the 2nd Annual “Manny Acta’s Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser,” to be held from 5-9pm on Thursday, August 23rd at the Corner Alley on East 4th Street in Downtown Cleveland. 

Fans who purchase tickets will have the unique opportunity to interact and bowl with Cleveland Celebrities as well as get autographs and take pictures with them.  Proceeds will be used to provide opportunities to needy children in Cleveland and the Dominican Republic.  Last year, fans enjoyed the event with Cleveland Band Flipside and celebrities such as Chris Perez, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jason Kipnis, Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez, Carlos Santana, and Sandy Alomar Jr.  This year, Manny has invited the Entire Cleveland Indians Team as well as several New York Yankees players such as Robinson Cano and Nick Swisher.   Flipside will play a free concert on East 4th Street as well.

Manny Acta created this event to help make an even greater positive impact on needy children in Cleveland and the Dominican Republic while providing a unique fan experience for Cleveland Indians fans.

Interested fans and corporate sponsors can attend by purchasing tickets at www.impactakids.org.

LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE: There are TWO types of tickets available for purchase to Manny Acta’s Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser. 

Individual Celebrity Access Tickets:

  • Access to Celebrity Bowling Area
  • Photograph and Signing Opportunities
  • Chance to win Bowl-with-Celebrity tickets
  • Access to Auction and Raffle
  • Fan Giveaways
  • Dinner and 2 Drink Tickets
  • Ticket Price: $125.00


Group VIP Sponsorship & Bowl with Celebrities

  • 5 VIP Bowling with Celebrity Tickets
  • Exclusive Access to Player VIP Area
  • Special Red Carpet Photograph with Celebrity
  • 5 Free Raffle Tickets
  • Dinner and Open Bar
  • VIP Gift Bag
  • Complimentary VIP Parking
  • Signage and Promotional Giveaway rights
  • Ticket Price: $5,000 ($1,000 per person)


CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES: Proceeds will be used to provide scholarship opportunities to Cleveland area kids, build homes in the Dominican Republic, and help other needy children in Cleveland and the Dominican Republic.

The ImpACTA Kids Foundation is Manny Acta’s non-profit organization focused on providing opportunities to children to accomplish their dreams in Cleveland and the Dominican Republic. Cleveland

Indians Charities is the charitable arm of the Cleveland Indians that focuses on providing education and recreation opportunities to the youth of Northeast Ohio.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.