Congratulations Kilroy!

September 11, 2019

A few words from Kilroy (David Kellerman) “My Appalachian Trail adventure would never have happened if not for the freedoms given to me as a United States citizen.  My freedoms are not free.  They are protected every day by the great men and women who are or have served in our military.  I dedicated my…

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BVL’s 2018-19 Fundraising Efforts Top $1.1 Million To Support Veterans

August 21, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va. (August 21, 2019) – For the third consecutive fiscal year, BVL (Bowlers To Veterans Link), has raised more than $1.1 million to support recreation therapy grants to VA hospitals and clinics for America’s veterans and active duty service members. As bowling’s own and oldest charity, BVL has raised more than $50 million since…

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BVL’s Best 2017-2018

August 5, 2019
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Texas Bowling Proprietor Reaches 1,400 Mile Mark in 5 Month Hike to Raise Funds for BVL and Veterans

July 18, 2019

  Kilroy is in the home stretch. Texas bowling proprietor David “Kilroy” Kellerman, who earlier this spring embarked on a more than five-month hike through the Appalachian Trail to raise funds for BVL (Bowlers To Veterans Link), is closing in on the end of his remarkable fundraising efforts for veterans. Nearly four months after starting…

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Tim Minard Named to BVL Board of Directors

July 18, 2019

Bowlers To Veterans Link has announced that technology entrepreneur Timothy J. Minard of Atlanta, Ga., has been elected to the BVL Board of Directors. Minard is the CEO of Eclipse Gaming Systems, a global provider of gaming systems and technologies, and is also the founder, chairman and CEO of Sports Challenge Network (SCN). “Tim is…

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Keith Hamilton Named To BVL Board of Directors

July 18, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va. (June 3, 2019) – BVL (Bowlers To Veterans Link) today announced that Luby Publishing Inc. president Keith Hamilton, of Park Ridge, Ill., has been elected to the BVL Board of Directors. Hamilton currently oversees Luby Publishing Inc., the world leader in publishing of bowling and billiard publications. “Keith has been a driving force…

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Our Thanks to YOU

December 18, 2017

In this season of giving, the BVL Board of Directors would like to share our thanks for your gifts throughout the year to help us make brighter days for America’s military veterans.  It’s through your thoughts, endeavors, and actions that we are able to truly make a difference for those who have sacrificed for us.…

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Iowa Bowlers Give Back to Those Who’ve Served

November 22, 2017

The bowlers in Iowa are committed to their veterans. They are also committed to a BVL-sponsored national competition which encourages veterans to get out and get active. The Training-Exposure-Experience Tournament, also known as the TEE Tournament, is held in Iowa City, Ia. annually and provides numerous activities for disabled veterans. Sports — including golf, kayaking,…

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BVL Celebrates Veterans Day

November 11, 2017

BVL’s gift of more than one million dollars to provide recreational and therapeutic programs and services to America’s hospitalized inpatient and outpatient veterans was recognized today by Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery celebrating Veteran’s Day.  BVL Executive Director Mary Harrar and the BVL Board of Directors…

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Fun on the Lanes Creates Brighter Days for Arizona Veterans

October 27, 2017

League bowlers in Arizona played a critical leadership role last season for BVL, contributing more than $42,000.00 to support our mission. More than $27,000 was raised by members of the Metro Phoenix USBC, the largest single amount of any local USBC association nationwide. Notably, associations representing Yuma, Copper Counties, Tucson, Lake Havasu City, and Arizona…

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