News Release

Brunswick’s Opens Today and Donated $3,260 to Wounded Warrior Project

Exclusive preview event last night showcased upscale bowling, dining and craft beers before today's opening

MARIETTA, GA. (June 14, 2013) - Brunswick's, a new upscale bowling and entertainment center in Marietta opening today, Friday, June 14, hosted an exclusive preview benefiting Wounded Warrior Project on Wednesday, June 12. More than 150 guests - including Marietta Wounded Warriors - bowled 326 strikes for which Brunswick's donated $10 per strike, raising $3,260. Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit group dedicated to providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. Guests enjoyed bowling in the active and welcoming environment while savoring innovative culinary offerings from Tavern '45 and local craft beers.

"We're thrilled to introduce our new Brunswick's concept to the Atlanta area and honor the dedication and sacrifices of our veterans," said Brunswick Bowling Retail president Jim Fox. "We were privileged to have local Wounded Warriors join us for this special evening, specifically Navy veteran Lance Waldrop who kicked off the fundraising by rolling out a ceremonial bowl."

The 40,000-square-foot location features completely remodeled interiors designed by Chipman Design Architecture with upgraded bowling equipment and inviting décor to encourage socialization and connection including plush furnishings and mood lighting. In addition to an enhanced bowling experience, guests can enjoy innovative cuisine from Tavern '45,crafted around distinctive American pub fare with a focus on unique, quality ingredients. Perfect for sharing, small plates include the signature chicken & white bean chili and Vietnamese pork belly tacos as well as arugula and goat cheese salad. Entrees include Thai red curry chicken hand-stretched pizza, Tavern '45 mac and cheese with a potato chip crust, grilled wild salmon with herb butter and mango salsa and a variety of burgers and panini sandwiches. Completing the culinary experience, Tavern '45 will offer a full bar with a focus on local craft beer including Sweetwater, Terrapin, Monday Night, Red Brick, Mother Earth and Lazy Magnolia. Beer enthusiasts can enjoy multiple flavors with flights of any four drafts. In addition, guests can sip on cocktails such as the "Bootlegger's Choice" with Crown Royal, Cointreau, cherry bitters and lemon juice.

For more than 150 years, Brunswick Corporation has dedicated itself to quality, innovation and creating great times with friends. Brunswick's is committed to offering superior guest service by focusing on enhanced staff training. To become true brand ambassadors, all associates completed a series of training modules that taught them extensively about the brand, the importance of the guest and ways that they can wow guests every day.

A second location will open in Norcross in late-July and feature a lofted bar area situated in the middle of the lanes, offering a unique perspective of the action, as well as an outdoor patio.

Brunswick's is located at 2749 Delk Rd., Marietta, Ga., 30067, and can be reached at 770.988.8813. Brunswick's is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Brunswick's is available for private events. For more information, please visit

About Brunswick's
Owned and operated by Brunswick Bowling Retail, Brunswick's is an upscale bowling and entertainment center offering guests a comfortable atmosphere for bowling, dining and connecting with friends and family. Tavern '45, Brunswick's full-service restaurant, offers distinctive new American cuisine as well as several local craft beers and handcrafted cocktails. For more information, please visit

About Brunswick Bowling Retail
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, a division of Brunswick Corporation, is one of the largest operators of full-service bowling and family recreation centers in the world; is a full-line supplier of bowling equipment, supplies and consumer products; and designs billiards tables and accessories. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has been a leader in the recreation business for more than 165 years. For more information, visit

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