SPEC Engineering “STRIke out hunger” charity event
SPEC Engineering Hosts Bowling Night to Benefit Two Anti-Hunger Charities
OAKBROOK, Il. April 6, 2014 – SPEC Engineering hosted a charity bowling event to benefit two anti-hunger charities, Loaves and Fishes of
SPEC Team at Strike Out Hunger Charity Bowling Event
Naperville and IFT Feeding Tomorrow. The event took place at Pinstripes Bowling Alley in Oakbrook on Thursday, April 3 from 4PM – 6PM. The night included a bowling tournament with teams made up of SPEC employees and SPEC customers. SPEC donated $1 per pin knocked down from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.
Pinstripes bowling alley provided a spread of salad, flatbread, desserts and beverages. Each team was allowed to bowl as many games as they could between the hours of 4PM – 6PM. The teams with the top three scores of their first games were able to donate their winnings in their company’s name. Sweet Solutions of Plainfield finished in first place, followed by Rich Products of Crest Hill, and Sweetener Supply of Brookfield in third place, all three teams donated a total of $1,659 to the charities from their winning.
The night wrapped up with prizes for individuals that got the first strike, first double, first turkey, and others. By the end of the night, SPEC’s charity bowling event raised a total of $2,235 for charity.
ABOUT LOAVES AND FISHES
Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that has served the Naperville area since 1984. Business and community partnerships are integral to the success of Loaves & Fishes, which serves all of DuPage County. In the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, 18,564 individuals visited 122,932 times and received 3,272,680 pounds of groceries. Additionally, our Pathways to Empowerment programs assist people with issues preventing them from being self-sufficient. These on-site programs are offered by partner agencies on topics such as English language proficiency, nutrition education, basic financial skills, job search support, income tax preparation, and public benefits enrollment.
ABOUT FEEDING TOMORROW
Since 1985, Feeding Tomorrow has worked to ensure that the vital work of food scientists continue, and carry on to the next generation. Feeding Tomorrow has funded more than $10 million is food science programs, and distributed more than 4,000 scholarships to students pursing undergraduate and graduate food science degrees. In partnership with Discovery Education, Feeding Tomorrow provided food science resources to nearly 18,000 public high schools throughout the U.S.
About SPEC Engineering
SPEC Engineering (Specialty Process Engineering Company, LLC) was founded in 1979 to represent leading equipment and technology manufacturers to serve the bulk material processing and handling needs of customers in the food and specialty chemical, energy, consumer products, and pharmaceutical industries. They have evolved to accommodate the demand for a full service solution supplier of a wide range of applications in the bulk processing and handling marketplace.
For further information about SPEC, please contact Meredith Nocera (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.specengsys.com for complete information about SPEC Engineering’s capabilities.
Sweet Solutions was the winning team, raising $605 for charity!
Rich Products Team