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Siler City Sportsman Lanes Bowling Center offers family fun

By Crossroads Construction
Posted Friday, November 11, 2011

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Siler City, NC - Dear Residents of Chatham & Local Communities, I am writing this to make sure that I relay how much appreciation and fun I and my partners have had serving this community over the past year. We knew that it would be difficult to rebuild the patronage back to the bowling alleys after the previous owner, but were hopeful, not to mention the current economic conditions. When we started the alleys we planned on using our extra capital to start a restaurant in Sportsmans Lanes, however we found out once we restored power here that absolutely none of the lanes equipment nor scoring systems work.

We utilized our capitol to rebuild the system and planned on continuing the restaurant with revenues generated from the lanes. Our mission at Sportsman Lanes was to provide a safe, fun, and inexpensive environment for the citizens of Siler City as well as the surrounding counties. We believed that no family should have to spend a third to a fourth of their paycheck to spend one night of enjoyment with there family. We kept our prices at 1984 pricing and pool tables at fifty cents to allow young adults with limited cash to have enjoyment here rather then being roaming Walmart or troubled areas they should never be apart of.

We worked with the philosophy that no who enters our establishment whether be it five years old or 85 years old receives and most importantly gives the same amount of respect to each and everyone they interact with at the bowling alleys, regardless of age, gender, race. It is a philosophy that we feel has created a wonderful environment for both us and the customers. We were able to provide over 187 birthday parties, numerous youth groups, various school and daycares with enjoyment at the lanes. One group that touched us especially is the special education class and Jordan Matthews and the pure enjoyment they display when hitting one or ten pins, never worried about the score just the fun.

We have had an extremely difficult time this past summer and are regrettably falling behind. I am not ready to give up, but wanted to inform those that have visited us here how much we do appreciate you, and to all the young adults that came just to shoot a game or two and just hang out and share some time with us. All of you are truly wonderful and my partners and I are blessed for knowing each of you. This is not a farewell statement. I do want to make sure each of you know how much you are appreciated. However if things don't pick up please know we have fought it to the end. Please come by and join in the fun so we can hopefully keep the house open.

Sportsman Lanes Bowling Center
Contact us for parties or open times at 919-663-3775
Open after 5pm Tue, Thurs, Friday and 2pm Sat & Sun
Bowling Rates: Before 5pm $2.50/Game & After 5pm $3.50
Shoe Rentals: $1.50
Unlimited Bowling 10:00pm - 1:00am Fri & Sat for only $12.50 (Includes shoes)
Arcade and Video Games
Vending Machines
Ask about special Church, School, Youth Group and Party Rates

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