Bowl-a-Thon for Ronald McDonald House 

Strikes and spares are what you shoot for, but even gutter balls are allowed at a bowling tournament in Brewer next weekend. The bowl-a-thon is a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Bangor. It offers services for families of seriously ill children in the hospital.This is the second year for the event, which raises money for the Extensions Group. The group specifically supports families who have children with cancer and can be in and out of the hospital on a regular basis.Last year’s event raised $1,800.The tournament is next Sunday, October 3rd, starting at 2 p.m. at the Bangor Brewer Bowling Lanes. To register, call the Ronald McDonald House at 942-9003.