Bulls support local wounded warriors at "Stars and Strikes" event
November 6, 2012 -- In recognition of Veterans Day, the Chicago Bulls teamed up with Wounded Warrior Project® to honor more than 30 local heroes and their families at the “Stars and Strikes” event Monday evening at Pinstripes bowling alley in Northbrook.
Bulls representatives including John and Carolyn Paxson, Gar and Leslie Forman, Nancy Reinsdorf, Randy Brown, Bill Wennington, Chuck Swirsky, Sidney Green, Bob Love and Benny the Bull joined members of the Chicago Bears to have dinner, bowl and spend time with the service members and their families.
As a special treat, the Bulls gave each Wounded Warrior two 100 level tickets to tonight’s game versus the Orlando Magic to thank them for their service.
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.