ARCA Celebrity Bowl-A-Thon, June 9, 2012

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The diverse and unique fabric of life in central New Mexico was shining bright at ARCA’s 4th Annual Bob Scanlon/Steve Mackie Celebrity Bowl-a-Thon on June 9, 2012, at Rio Rancho’s TenPins and More.

Participants hung out with NFL legends Terance Mathis, Demaryius Thomas, Sean Riggs, Jessie Tuggle and Browning Nagle; NBA star AJ Bramlett; racing star Al Unser, Jr.; UFC icons Hector Munoz, Fidel Maldonado, Jr., Coty “Ox” Wheeler, Damacio Page and Mikey Lovato; actors Eric Martinez, Quinton Aaron, Lora Cunningham, Chris Ranney, Jackamoe Buzzell, Randall Oliver and Ray Urbano; musicians including six-time Grammy nominees The James Douglas Show, 11-year-old guitar prodigy Zack Quintana, singer/songwriter Kady Bow, hip hop artists Malik, NoSleep, DiVerse Official …  and more.

Preliminary figures show that the event raised approximately $103,000.

ARCA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1957 by a group of Albuquerque families who had children with developmental disabilities.

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