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July 21, 2024

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Rock-n-Roll Bowl Hits Smyrna Bowling Center

The back-to-school shopping event raises funds to buy school clothes for underserved students.

Parents can enjoy bowling with their children during the Rock-N-Roll Bowl to raise funds to buy school clothes for underserved middle and high school students.

Sponsored by Rutherford County school resource officers, the event takes place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14 at Smyrna Bowling Center (95 Weakley Lane, Smyrna). Cost is $120 for a team of four.

In addition, there will be a silent auction of items ranging from tools, gift cards and a grill to a new leather, sectional sofa.

All proceeds will be used to take the students shopping for school clothes for the fall semester during tax-free weekend July 29-31. The students are chosen by school counselors in the Rutherford County Schools.

โ€œWe want to make sure we can help every student we can and make a difference in their lives,โ€ says School Resource Officer Sam Trubee.

The SROs thank all the businesses who donated items for the auction.

Silent items auction items so far include:

  • A leather sectional sofa donated by West Main Furniture
  • A griller from Loweโ€™s
  • A Dewalt torque grill and tools from Gilโ€™s Ace Hardware
  • A fire pit from Home Depot
  • A 50-caliber experience gift certificate from the Outpost Armory
  • An Igloo cooler from Sportsmanโ€™s Warehouse
  • An assortment of womenโ€™s perfumes from Dillardโ€™s
  • A bowling pin gift basket from Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center
  • A car wash kit and socket set from Oโ€™Reillyโ€™s
  • Archery targets from Timberwolf
  • A bowling ball from Storm
  • A gift certificate for a โ€œGrown Up Play Dateโ€ at Stars and Strikes
  • Gift certificates to Stars and Strikes and Lumberjack Alley

For more information on Rock-n-Roll Bowl, call SRO Deputy Trubee at 615-203-4862 or email him at



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.