Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove recently opened with a Grand Opening event that benefited non-profit organizations Clearbrook and Special Olympics of Illinois through bowling. The event hosted close to 300 local business leaders, civic officials and community members with Brunswick matching every strike for the evening with $10, raising $2,000 combined for the two charities.
"The Brunswick’s concept is designed to naturally connect with the community and we couldn’t find a better way to open our doors than by donating to two valuable charities that bring so much support to the area," said Jim Fox, president of Brunswick Bowling Retail.
Brunswick’s opens with the goal of catering to an adult audience, offering 32 lanes of bowling, local craft beer at the full-serfice Tavern ’45 restaurant, American pub fare, a Chicago-themed laser tag arena and an arcade featuring multi-player games. Chipman Design Architecture designed the center inline with Brunswick’s vision for the next evolution in bowling, which includes plush furnishings and mood lighting.
"We wanted to create a new concept that would bring an elevated bowling, entertainment and dining experience to our guests," Fox said. "This is our third Brunswick’s center to open in the United States and the first one in the Chicago area. It’s ideal as a destination for friends, families and company parties to enjoy good food, entertainment and friendly competition on the lanes."
Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday through Saturday from 11-2 a.m. The center is also available for private events. For more information, visit www.brunswicks.com.