Bowling benefit: Celebrities roll in “Turkey Bowl” in West Seattle

For the second consecutive Saturday, West Seattle Bowl played host to a “Turkey Bowl” fundraiser – this one, including the group of local celebs you see above. (Recognize ’em? Lots of media and/or sports links.) They bowled today to help out St. Martin de Porres shelter (which assists homeless men 50+) and the cat shelter Whisker City. We talked to two of the celebs, who also happen to be West Seattleites – Gregg Hersholt and New York Vinnie; after we asked how they prepared for the big event, they managed to name-drop a multitude of West Seattle establishments:

A silent auction was part of Turkey Bowl too – organizer Mike Brown wrangled guitars with autographs from rock superstars Eddie Vedder and Dave Matthews.

2 Replies to "Bowling benefit: Celebrities roll in "Turkey Bowl" in West Seattle"

  • Marge November 29, 2009 (6:55 pm)

    wish you would have put names to this photo. The only person I recognize is NY Vinnie

  • Mike Brown November 29, 2009 (9:23 pm)

    Hey, thanks for adding us to your blog! Here are the celebrities:
    Back row left to right:M’s play by play man Rick Rizzs,UW softball player Kimi Pohlman, UW softball player Bailey Stenson (national champs),SeaGal Kristal-Lynn, Sonicsgate movie director/producer Jason Reid, former Seahawk kicker Norm Johnson, NY Vinnie, former Mariner Dave Henderson, hydro champ Chip Hanauer, hydro champ Kayleigh Perkins, KIRO Radio announcer Gregg Hersholt.
    Front row left to right:
    KING TV weatherman Rich Marriott, Turkey Bowl organizer/KIRO sportscaster Mike Brown, Rachel the SeaGal, Jessica the SeaGal, Chris Ballew (guitarist for band Presidents of the USA), Rick the Peanut Man.

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