Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids' Sake DeKalb County

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 3, 2013

Location: Garrett Bowl, 110 W Keyser St., Garrett, IN

Phone: 260-456-1600

Email: john.drebenstedt@bbbsnei.org

Link: http://www.bbbsnei.org

Event Description

January 26, 2012 Updated Feb 5, 2013 at 9:05 AM EDT

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to invite you to Start Something with Bowl for Kids’ Sake. This year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake event will take place on Sunday, March 3rd in DeKalb County at both Butler Bowl in Butler at 3:00 p.m. and at Garrett Bowl in Garrett at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for people to form a team of five friends, family members or co-workers who want to help raise funds to support our programs. Each team member is encouraged to raise $100 or more in pledges for Big Brothers Big Sisters and then invited to celebrate making a difference with bowling, food and prizes! Please contact Big Brothers Big Sisters at 260-456-1600, toll-free at 888-456-160 or online at www.bbbsnei.org for more information or to register a team. Your participation in this event will help to ensure that local children will be matched with a caring adult mentor to make a BIG difference in their life.

Our agency is growing at a remarkable rate, serving more children every year in our local communities and improving the futures of each child, classroom, school, neighborhood and community. “Currently, there are over 600 children waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister of their own,” shares Shelley Schwab, Director of Development. “Our goal is to raise $250,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters and recruit 250 Bigs to match with 250 Littles through Bowl for Kids’ Sake.”

For the upcoming Bowl for Kids’ Sake event, Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to announce awesome incentives for participants. T-shirts, shopping bags loaded with great offers and gift cards from to Kohl’s, Lassus Handy Dandy, Pizza Hut, Walmart or Wendy’s are on the list of great incentives that participants can earn through raising pledges. But that’s not all! One lucky winner will receive the Grand Prize Package – a $500 shopping spree from Walmart!

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank this year’s major Bowl for Kids’ Sake sponsors for their dedication to Start Something through Bowl for Kids’ Sake: WMEE 97.3, AEP Indiana Michigan Power, Kohl’s, Thunder Bowl #1, Walmart, DePuy, Sweetwater Sound, Wendy’s, Fort Wayne Metals, iAB Financial Bank and Summit Consultants.

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