The 30th annual Bowl for Hospice was held on Saturday February 23rd, 2013 in
Benson, Montevideo, Graceville, Granite Falls, New London, Ortonville and Willmar. Paynesville sponsored their event on Saturday, February 16th 2013. There was a total of 436 bowlers between all the towns, with a total of $30,759.00 donated in the one day event.
The traveling trophy went to Thompson Auto Glass from Dawson. They raised $6914.00 in donations. Joy Thompson alone raised over $6731.00
All of the money raised is used for services to assist terminally ill hospice patients in the entire Rice Hospice area, which includes: Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville/Graceville, Paynesville and Willmar area. A BIG thank you to all the businesses whose donations covered all of the Bowl for Hospice expenses, the participating bowling alleys who donated their facilities for the day and to all the bowlers and hospice volunteers who made the success of the 30th Bowl for Hospice possible.