Convention HoptownHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (11/19/19) — Hopkinsville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, 1730 E. Ninth St., has initiated a community fundraiser to assist the families affected by the recent closure of Ebonite, which employed around 170 people.

Ebonite squish bowling balls are on sale for $5/each. The bureau reports all process will go directly to the Salvation Army Hopkinsville in an effort to serve families affected for Christmas assistance and their children.

The bowling ball manufacturing company, which has been headquarted in the city for more than 50 years, sold out Friday to Brunswick, based in Michigan.

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