More Than 15 Top Marketing Industry Leaders Unite, Producing a Powerhouse List of Participants for the 5th Annual Bowling for Fundraiser: Lunches of a Lifetime Silent Auction Logo

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Snow storms, ice, rain, salt shortages — nothing knocks us down! The Bowling for annual fundraising event is rescheduled for Thursday, March 20. A popular part of this evening is the Lunches of a Lifetime silent auction, and for the first time, online bidding will be opened prior to the event at beginning Thursday, March 6.

Lunches of a Lifetime is a unique opportunity to bid on a chance to spend quality time with a top executive from the advertising, publishing, digital, and technology communities, among others."We could not be more thrilled about the distinguished roster of participants who are willing to share their success stories and some valuable learnings from personal experience — all to help our cause," says Richy Glassberg, Medialets COO, Board Member, and NYC Bowling for event founder and co-chair. "Now, those unable to attend can still show their support by placing bids online at through March 27."

This year's auction boasts some of the top strategic thinkers and influencers who shape the growth of the advertising industry, each who have graciously agreed to host a lunch awarded to the highest bidder. "We are so thankful for this distinguished group of executives who are generously supporting by participating in the auction and helping to meet annual fundraising goals," says Leslie Laredo, president, Laredo Group and Board Member.

Lunches of a Lifetime silent auction participants include:

Craig Atkinson Ava Jordhamo
Chief Operating & Digital Officer, PHD US President, Zenith Media New York
Scott Beaudoin Marla Kaplowitz
Consumer Marketing & Global Director, PurPle, MSL GROUP CEO, MEC North America
Jon Bond Terence Kawaja
Chief Tomorroist at Tomorro LLC, former CEO of Big Fuel Founder & CEO, LUMA Partners LLC
Linda Descano Guy Kawasaki
Managing Director, Head of Content & Social, Citi Special Advisor to the Motorola Business Unit of Google and former Chief Evangelist, Apple
Carolyn Everson Romy E. Mehlman
VP, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook VP, Marketing, Lucky Strike Entertainment
Carl Fremont Babs Rangaiah
Global Chief Digital Officer, MEC VP, Global Media Innovation & Ventures, Unilever
Irwin Gotlieb Amanda Richman
Chairman, GroupM President, Investment & Activation, Starcom
Brad Jakeman Michael Winter
President, Global Beverage Group, PepsiCo, Inc. Managing Director, Digital Strategy, PHD

There is still time to participate in the Bowling for annual fundraising event and join the fun with over 400 of the advertising, publishing, media, and ad technology industries' most important participants. Be a part of raising awareness and funding for, the leading online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support.

Lucky Strike Manhattan, Thursday, March 20 6-10 PM

To place Lunches of a Lifetime Auction bids, visit

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