Organization holding Hall of Fame dinner on Thursday

Published on Saturday, 1 March 2014 22:44 - Written by From Staff Reports

Junior Achievement of Tyler has two upcoming fundraising events — its annual Hall of Fame dinner this week and a Bowl-A-Thon in April.

The chapter on Thursday will honor Southside Bank as its 2014 JA Hall of Fame Laureate.

The Hall of Fame event will be held at Willow Brook Country Club. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., followed by general reception and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. Presenting sponsor is MasterCard.

For more information, visit, contact Jim Guay at 903-581-7482 or

Sponsorships range from $500 to $6,000, and individual tickets are $150.

Meanwhile, Junior Achievement of Tyler is gearing up for its annual Bowl-A-Thon event, set for April 25 to 27 at Green Acres Bowl.

Registration is under way on the Junior Achievement website.

Teams of four people each will bowl two games, win great prizes and have loads of fun. You don’t have to be a good bowler to have fun and win.

The Bowl-A-Thon Kick-off Luncheon is scheduled for April 1.