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01-30-14 Tickets on Sale Now for the 8th Annual Stars & Strikes…



January 30, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Get ready to go “All In” at the 8th Annual Stars & Strikes Celebrity Bowling and Poker Tournament to benefit A Place Called Home (APCH), on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, at the PINZ Bowling & Entertainment Center in Studio City, CA.

Tickets are on sale now for the all-ages high energy benefit which features 32 lanes of bowling action, a No-Limit All-In Texas Hold’em professional-level poker tournament.

The annual Stars & Strikes event raises funds and awareness for APCH, a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles which supports underserved inner-city youth and empowers them to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, the arts, nutrition, fitness, college preparation and college scholarships.

Over the past seven years, Stars & Strikes has raised more than $700,000 for APCH’s free programs with a focus on the teens; providing recreation, field trips, academic tutoring, college preparation and college tours for hundreds of South Central teens, many of whom have gone on to break negative cycles and be the first in their families to attend college.

“This is such a fun event and the funds we raise will make a meaningful difference in the lives of hundreds of young people at A Place Called Home,” said Jonathan Zeichner, Executive Director, A Place Called Home. “And attendees are welcome to come visit APCH and get involved as volunteers and in other ways, which makes it a win for everybody.”

Previous years’ celebrity ambassadors and supporters are some of the entertainment industry’s most revered executives and personalities including: Cee-Lo Green, Music Artist/Producer; Miley Cyrus, Actor/Music Artist; Pete Wentz, Music Artist; Ryan Tedder, Music Artist/OneRepublic/Producer; Coldplay, Music Artist; Mark Wahlberg, Actor/Musician; Jonah Hill, Actor; Howie Mandel, Actor; Penny Marshall, Director; Nick Cannon, Music/Actor/TV Host; Keke Palmer, Actor; Jason Derulo, Music Artist; Ariana Grande, Music Artist; Austin Mahone, Music Artist; The Wanted, Music Artist; Red One, Producer; Dr. Luke, producer; Cody Simpson, Music Artist; Verne Troyer, Actor; Scott Disick, Reality TV Star; Matthew Lillard, Actor; “That 70’s Show” star Wilmer Valderama, Actor; Benji and Joel Madden, Musicians; among others. Stars & Strikes is Executive Produced by Thirty-Three Productions, Inc., who brings the event Dream to Reality on behalf of APCH.

For more information and to purchase tickets and sponsorships, please visit

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About: A Place Called Home (APCH)

A Place Called Home ( is a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles where underserved youth are empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, arts, and well-being and are inspired to make a meaningful difference in their community and the world. Core programs support APCH members from 8-21 years old in avoiding destructive behaviors by developing life skills and motivation to overcome adversity, make healthy, productive choices, and take advantage of the opportunities that lie before them.

About: Thirty-Three Productions, Inc.

Stars & Strikes is Executive Produced by Christine Hansen and Thirty-Three Productions, Inc. (, a boutique event production, entertainment marketing, and promotional agency that produces high profile entertainment events in support of humanitarian causes to inspire change and awareness of important social issues on a global scale. Dreams to Reality.


Executive Producer:

Christine Hansen
Thirty-Three Productions, Inc.

Media Contact:

Karen DeMarco
Thirty-Three Productions, Inc.