New Tulsa Center Is Main Event’s 20th

by Bob Johnson 0

Main Event Entertainment has opened its second bowling-anchored entertainment center in Oklahoma and its 20th overall.

The new center is located in Tulsa, near the intersections of Highway 75 and West 81st Avenue.

“The Tulsa community has welcomed us with a great deal of enthusiasm,” said Main Event Vice President of Marketing, Sherri Landry. “We share our 20th location milestone with the Tulsa community, and we welcome them to come in and create lasting memories with their friends and families through our ‘Eat.Bowl.Play.’ experience.”

The grand opening of the center featured a $2,500 donation made to the Sand Springs Tornado Relief effort, providing non-perishable food, water, clothing, assistance with medical resources and financial assistance to victims of the late March tornado that devastated the Sand Springs community. Sand Springs is about seven miles west of Tulsa.

For more on the new Main Event center in Tulsa, go to: http://www.mainevent.com/locations/tulsa-ok

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has received more national writing awards than any other bowling writer — close to 70 over the course of his 40-year career. He began at age 16 as a staff writer and then assistant editor for the weekly Pacific Bowler newspaper in his native California, and within three years was writing feature stories for Bowlers Journal. He has written for the magazine ever since, except for a five-year span when he was hired as the founding editor of another magazine. He moved to Chicago in 2000 and spent 13 years in the Windy City, including five as Bowlers Journal’s Editor. In 1975, Johnson received the Robert E. Kennedy Award as California’s top undergraduate high school journalist. Five years earlier, on the lanes, he had shared the Bantam Division Doubles championship in the Orange County Junior Bowling Association Championships. Today, he continues to work full-time for Bowlers Journal as its Senior Editor, to write his popular “Strikes Me” column, and to edit Luby Publishing Inc.’s weekly business-to-business Cyber Report.

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