Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester,
Frederick and Clarke Counties
WINCHESTER, VA (March 17, 2011) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick and Clarke counties (BBBS) is hosting its 16th annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake, a signature fundraiser to support program development and match recruitment. On Saturday, March 26, 2011 from noon to 5 pm at Northside Lanes, located at Six Richard Avenue, Winchester Virginia, teams of four to five players are invited to bowl for one hour, donating a minimum pledge of thirty dollars. Local Ameriprise Financial office is the title sponsor for the event. Financial Advisor Rick Newby is a board member of BBBS and also a “Big” volunteer for their programs.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is one of the agency’s largest fundraising events and provides funds to accomplish 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.
“Being a part of Bowl for Kids’ Sake is an easy way for individuals to contribute to our mission,” says Juli Ferrell, BBBS Executive Director. “One hour and $30 can help change the trajectory of a kids’ life. Not to mention it’s a great time. Lots of chances to win prizes, fun with your friends and helps someone else as well. T-shirts and other premiums are given away to bowlers to raise $50 and $100. The top three pledge earners get to select from top prizes such as John Paul Strain print or trip to Massanutten Resort.”
Teams must register for a specific time slot. Bowling begins at noon and new games start on the hour every hour until 5 pm. Teams can pre-register at www.bbbswinchester.org or by calling the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 662-1043. Pre-registration is required. Donations are welcome to support the initiatives of BBBS.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick & Clarke Counties is helping local children at risk reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring. The vision for 2011 is to serve more than 100 disadvantaged children who have the highest risk factors in Winchester City, Frederick & Clarke Counties by providing mentoring relationships thereby contributing to better schools, brighter futures and stronger communities. Start Something BIG, donate or volunteer today. Visit www.bbbswinchester.org for more information.
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