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Island charity bowls for good causes

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Nov 23, 2011 - 16:34
  • Updated : Nov 23, 2011 - 19:45
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A bowling tournament on Korea’s largest island has raised almost 1 million won for good causes.

Expat-led fund-raising group Jeju Furey held the tourney with 26 teams of four players on Nov. 19 to raise 967,000 won. Twenty percent of participants were Korean with 75 percent of bowlers taking part in their first ever tournament on the day

Jeju Furey was started to help support the children of Nathan Furey, who died while working as an English teacher on Jeju. The group also gives cash to other worthwhile causes such as a 79-year-old woman on the island who is bringing up her orphaned grandchildren alone.

For information on upcoming events go to the Jeju Furey Facebook page.