ROCKINGHAM – In this week’s edition of the RO’s exclusive “Local Business Spotlight” column, contributor Cleve Baxley meets with Mike Hill, the owner of Strikers Bowling Alley in Rockingham.
In encouraging the successes of local small businesses, the RO uses a question-and-answer format to highlight what local businesses are doing in the community.
Below is the conversation between Baxley and Hill:
What is your location in Rockingham?
“We are located 1010 East Broad Ave,” Hill noted.
What days and hours are you open?
“We are open Tuesday through Thursday from 3 to 10 p.m.,” Hill said. “We are also open Friday and Saturday from 3 to 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m.”
When was your business established?
“We bought the center in 2004,” Hill explained.
What services do you provide?
“We provide bowling and Godfathers Pizza,” Hill said. “We also offer birthday parties, parties for corporate functions, church groups events and charity events.”
When are the leagues during the year?
“We have leagues Tuesday and Thursday nights,” Hill noted. “Plus we have a seniors league on Wednesday afternoons.”
What do you enjoy most about your business?
“I enjoy watching the kids having fun at birthday parties and enjoying themselves,” Hill said. “And of course all the noise and excitement they have is enjoyable for me.”
What is something your business is known for?
“We do about 30 birthday parties a month,” Hill explained. “We are known for a clean atmosphere and good old, wholesome family fun.”
What is something you would like people to know about your business?
“I want people to know that bowling here is for all ages,” Hill stated. “Even three year olds can bowl with the ramps. We have light five-pound balls, so people from three to 100 can bowl.”
Strikers Bowling Alley can be reached at 910- 895-6655 or on its Facebook page.