WINCHESTER, VA (February 15, 2011)—Huggins & Associates, an Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisory Practice, has committed to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick & Clarke Counties’ (BBBS) annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake, (BFKS) as the event Title Sponsor. Andy Huggins, President, and Rick Newby, Financial Advisor, of the local Ameriprise Financial office, both have a personal history with BBBS. Newby is currently a “Big”, or mentor volunteer, for the local BBBS and their board member. Huggins, served on a BBBS board in Harrisonburg for several years and is still active with nonprofits in his area. The 16th BFKS will be on Saturday, March 26, 2011, from noon to five pm at Northside Lanes in Winchester.
Ameriprise Financial, located at 100 Creekside Lane, is committed to giving back to their community by supporting organizations whose shared goal is to improve the lives of individuals from all walks of life.* Huggins states, “Being a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters is a rewarding commitment. Watching Rick connect with the local organization has been a genuine reminder how simply giving your time can make such a difference in the lives of others. It is an honor to represent Ameriprise and our personal investment as we support this exciting event.”
To participate in BFKS, individuals form teams of 4 to 5 people and bowl for one hour. Each donates a minimum $30 pledge. Teams must register for a time slot. Bowling begins at noon and new games start on the hour every hour until 5 pm. Teams must pre-register at www.bbbswinchester.org or by calling the BBBS office at 540-662-1043.
“We are thrilled to have such a great company partner with us for the Bowl For Kids’ Sake,” Juli Ferrell, BBBS Executive Director said. “The partners of this Ameriprise office are life-long supporters of youth serving organizations in Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with them.”
BFKS raises funds to support the agency’s mission of helping children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships with measurable impact that leads to better schools, brighter futures and stronger communities. In 2011 the agency seeks to match 100 children between 6 and 12 years old in Winchester, Frederick and Clarke counties.
Based in Minneapolis, Ameriprise Financial is a leading financial planning and services company with approximately 12,000 financial advisors and registered representatives. They specialize in meeting the retirement-related financial needs of the mass affluent and affluent, and provide solutions for asset accumulation, income management and insurance protection. Their financial advisors deliver tailored solutions to clients through a personalized approach to financial planning and advice built on long-term relationships.*
Local Ameriprise Financial Office
Rick Newby, Finanical Advisor
100 Creekside Lane
Winchester, VA 22602
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