FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2007

CONTACT: Tom Plante, 908-527-4746
Seb D’Elia, 908-527-4419

 

Broom Bowl Was Cool Fun at Warinanco Skating Rink

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Nicholas Linebaugh of
Linden (left) is presented
with his Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge prize by Donna Hayden, manager
of the Warinanco Skating Center (right).

 

 

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Ashlyn Nest of Linden (right) is all smiles after winning
her age bracket at the Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge. Ashlyn is being presented with her winnings by Donna Hayden, manager of the Warinanco Skating Center (left).

 

 

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Genry Yotroshi of Cranford (right) won the 12-17
year-old bracket of the Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge held at Warinanco Skating Center on Nov. 24. Seen with Genry is Donna Hayden, manager of the Skating Center (left).

 

 

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The Warinanco Skating Center hosted its 4th Annual Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge on Nov. 24. This unique combination of broomball and bowling, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is held annually at the Skating Center in Roselle, NJ.

ROSELLE, NJ – It was fun for all at the Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at Union County’s Warinanco Ice Skating Center. Children ages 4 to 17 combined their skating skills and bowling ability in this new version of broomball. Prizes were awarded to the competitors who were divided into three age groups.

Nicholas Linebaugh from Linden came out on top in the 4-7 year-old bracket by knocking down 17 pins. Finishing first in the 8-11 year-olds was Ashlyn Nest from Linden who “bowled over” 16 pins. Genry Yotroshi of Cranford was the “knock out” among the12-17 year-olds with his total of 18 pins. Each of the lucky winners took home a card worth a dozen free entries to the Warinanco rink!

The Warinanco Skating Center, a facility of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is open for public skating and offers a variety of group and private skating lessons. Youth Hockey clinics and Lunchtime Adult pick-up hockey games are also offered. The Skating Center also is hosting the 25th annual George Cron Hockey Tournament through Dec. 12, featuring six of the finest local high school hockey teams. Spectators are welcome.

The skating center is conveniently located off St. Georges Avenue
in Warinanco Park, on the Elizabeth/Roselle border.
For additional information visit www.ucnj.org or call 908-298-7850.