The Andrew L. Hicks, Jr. Foundation’s Bowling Event

The Andrew L. Hicks, Jr. Foundation hosted a bowling event for underprivileged kids at the Downingtown Bowling Palace on March 10, 2012. Henderson High School volunteers who are a part of the foundation’s Warrior Guide Club volunteered and mentored the kids during the event. About 70 or so children from Chester were present at the event with about 90 high school volunteers. During the event there was bowling (of course) that all the kids participated in. Before feeding the kids and mentors pizza, there was a big ‘dance party’ and all the kids and mentors danced together. They formed a dancing circle and a bunch of kids went into the center and showed off their moves! There were also line dances such as Cotton-Eyed Joe and Electric Slide. Towards the end of the event everyone was given cupcakes for desert. After the event was over the kids got on their designated bus and headed home. It was a really great event and really gave everyone a chance to get to know each other! The Hicks’ Family, who formed the foundation after their son and brother died a year or two ago, were extremely pleased with the event.