C.J. Wilson bowling for charity tonight

C.J. Wilson's Children's Charities is hosting its third annual "Strike Out" bowling tournamenat tonight from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Splitsville Luxury Lanes and Dinner Lounge in Arlington to benefit patients at Cook Children's in Fort Worth.

Here is some more information from the news release (the event is at 401 Curtis Mathes Way in the Arlington Highlands Shopping Center at I-20 and Matlock. Also, you can visit www.leftylefty.com for more information.

The evening’s festivities will include dining, bowling, prizes for top bowling scores, dancing to the sounds of CJ mixing it up in the DJ booth, and a raffle with prizes that include items such as an autographed jersey by the 2011 NFL Hall of Fame Legend, Marshall Faulk. Faulk along with other Texas Ranger players, will be in attendance in support of Wilson and available to meet participants.

"The main things we try to share at our events are fun, being comfortable and accessibility. As such, we're planning and looking forward to another great event at Splitsville! I'm always surprised at how much fun I have hosting the events...I hope that we get another great turnout from fans and friends to support our efforts" stated Wilson.

A $25.00 donation allows entry to the event and includes one game of bowling and shoe rental. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of select food items also benefits the program. A VIP area is included this year for a donation of $75.00 which includes the same as the general donation plus food along with entry into the VIP area with C.J. VIP tickets are limited. Tickets are available on C.J.’s website leftylefty.com and at the door the night of the event.

"I couldn't be more proud of the steps and progress we've taken in the community the last few years...Each event is a learning experience for me: I continue to be impressed by the attendees who open up and share their story, their time, and their hope for the causes we've decided to pull for. It's amazing what children are capable of, and as I want every child to have the full opportunity they deserve, I love directing my philanthropic efforts to children as well." feels Wilson.

In addition to the indoor bowling activities, there will be several displays and activities outside from event sponsors. The race hauler from the newly formed CJ Wilson Racing team will be on hand, along with a pair of the team's race cars. Members of CJ's racing team will be on hand to talk about the team. "We're looking forward to making the race team a regular part of CJ's annual charity events. It's a goal of ours to really integrate the Charity's goals into our race team's operations, and this event is a great way to kick that off. We're looking forward to meeting CJ's fans and supporters and contributing to the cause!" states Jason Saini, C.J. Wilson Racing and Entertainment.