On March 7, 2020 Novi Youth Assistance (NYA) hosted its 38th Annual Bowl-a-thon at Novi Bowl in Novi. The event was a huge success raising nearly $15,000 through corporate sponsorships including: Community Financial; Ameriprise; Novi Professional Fire Fighters; Relapath; Oh Rolls with It; Dan Wood Heating, Cooling and Electrical; Novi Adult Education; Novi Career Prep High School; O’Brian/Sullivan Funeral Home; and the Bob and Diane Steeh Family. In addition, there were 32 lane sponsors and local residents and businesses who donated numerous raffle prizes and monetary donations. There were more than 105 participants who bowled in the event. Funds raised will benefit Novi families through NYA prevention programs, including the Jeannie Clark Summer Teen Center, scholarships, Back to School Shopping, and more. If you would like more information about NYA or volunteer opportunities, please contact Caseworker Lisa Shields at 248-347-0410. Novi Youth Assistance is a community-based program whose mission is to strengthen youth and families and to prevent and reduce delinquency, neglect, and abuse through community involvement. NYA Youth Assistance is supported by a unique tri-sponsorship agreement between the Circuit Court, the City of Novi, and the Novi Community School District.