Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete and Dave Navarro Host Network Charity Event
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock stars, actors, and athletes alike will take to the lanes and showcase their bowling skills to raise awareness and funds for autism in the VH1 Classic Rock Autism Celebrity Bowl-Off. Taking place on Thursday, November 13 at 7:00PM at Lucky Strike Lanes in Hollywood, the evening will benefit three autism organizations: hollyrod4kids, ACT Today!, and The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.
The VH1 Classic Rock Autism Celebrity Bowl-Off will be hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete, her husband NFL legend Rodney Peete, and former Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro. Rock stars bowling for the cause include: Slash, Meat Loaf, and members of the bands Velvet Revolver, Camp Freddy, Anthrax, Great White, Ratt, Warrant, Lit, L.A. Guns, Candlebox, Nelson, Cinderella, Steel Panther, and Rooney. Former NFL player Marcellus Wiley, Fox Sports Net's Jason Sehorn and John Salley, and ESPN host and former NBA star Jalen Rose will also come out to bowl and show their support for building autism awareness.
"Since launching VH1 Classic's Rock Autism initiative last year, we've received overwhelming interest, feedback and assistance from people whose lives have been affected by autism," said Tom Calderone, President, VH1. "We're so proud to partner with hollyrod4kids, ACT Today! and the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation on Rock Autism's first-ever large-scale event. We also appreciate all of the artists, celebrities and music fans who are coming out to support what's sure to be a fun and successful night."
In addition to bowling, rock stars, actors, and athletes, the Bowl-Off
will feature a silent auction with signed guitars from Tom Petty and Linkin
Park, rare rock and roll artwork, photography and sports memorabilia, as
well as an opportunity to bid for the chance to play "Rock Band" against a
famous rock star. Rounding out the e
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