Stories tagged with: Big Brother Big Sister

April 16, 2016 - 2:57pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

The kick-off for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Bowl for Kids Sake Fundraiser happened Saturday.

This year, the organization is celebrating it's 33rd Anniversary of the 3 day long 'Bowl for Kids Sake' event with a Star Wars theme. Development Coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Debby Knaup said the money raised will go directly towards the support for the kids.

"We serve over 400 children, through our community and school based program. That just helps with all of...

March 2, 2016 - 11:23pm
12 weeks 3 days ago

Guidance has been one man's gift to the community and today he is receiving recognition for his hard work and dedication.

The Zanesville Country Club is hosted a celebration for John Merriweather. Who is receiving the State of Ohio Big Brother of the Year Award presented by the Big Brothers Big Sisters State Association. Merriweather said being brought up in a single family house hold. He understands first hand the importance of support and guidance in a young man's life.


February 9, 2016 - 5:40pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

The kickoff event will be taking place February 22nd at the Barn Restaurant and Sports Bar from 6pm to 7pm. People will meet up to organize bowling teams and discuss ways to raise money for the bowling event this April.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director, Mollie Crooks, said that this is a great event for people to get together and have some fun while raising money for a good cause at the same time.

“It helps us raise money to recruit volunteers and match...

September 16, 2014 - 4:31pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters will be having its 14th Annual Buckeye Pep Rally and Auction on November 21st.

Attendees of the event can reserve tables, participate in a live and silent auction, 10-k Giveaway and will have a chance to win Ohio State vs. Michigan football tickets. Mollie Crooks, the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, says that this is the second largest fundraising event that supports their mentoring programs. The organization has two programs, a community based...

November 5, 2013 - 6:44pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

Big Brother Big Sisters of Zanesville is gearing up for one of the agency's largest yearly fundraisers.

The Buckeye Pep Rally, typically rakes in several thousand dollars. There will be a silent and live auction with items that have been donated from the area individuals and businesses.

" We also have a ten thousand dollar giveaway, that people can buy tickets for, a hundred dollars a piece, they can also join in with friends, to split the cost of that, but they do not have...

June 20, 2013 - 3:33pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Badges for Baseball program is funded by a grant from the Cal Ripken Senior Foundation and by the Ohio Attorney General's Office that lets kids ages 10 to 14 team up with law enforcement officers to teach them critical life lessons..  and it's coming to Zanesville for the summer.

"Basically the goal of the program is to provide positive experiences for kids with law enforcement officers and to get them involved in physical activity. But also teach them life long skills...

March 20, 2013 - 6:40pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Bowl For Kids Sake Fundraiser is underway and today some WHIZ employees took part in a Wii Tournament.

In order to raise some extra money for the bowling benefit, members of our staff took part in a preliminary competition. Tomorrow there will be championship game for the grand prize between the Z92 morning radio host AC Carter and WHIZ employee Ronda Osborne.

Liz West, Senior Accountant at WHIZ and Event Organizer said, "It was was a five...

July 13, 2011 - 11:43am
4 years 45 weeks ago

Little Brothers and Little Sisters are asking you to take time and be their friend.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Muskingum County currently have 86 children on their waiting list to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Development Coordinator Sarah Browning said this is an all time high for the non-profit organization and is asking volunteers to come forward as mentors. She said 'Bigs' are only asked to spend two days a month with their 'Little.'

"And you can...

June 18, 2011 - 3:20pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

Anyone can be a father, but it takes a man to be a Dad...That is what one group of men proved to their children on Saturday afternoon..

Forever Dads celebrated their 8th annual All Star Dads Day. The non-profit organization, aims to help men develop positive relationships with their children, family and community.

"And so today, we are celebrating Father's Day, men who choose to truly be connected in the lives of their children," said Lemon. "Giving them...

June 7, 2011 - 7:07pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters is asking for your help to strike it big.

The Annual Bowl For Kids Sake event is a big hit for the Muskingum County Division, and they now want the same success for Guernsey County.

Big Brothers Big Sister Development Coordinator, Sarah Browning said, "And I think everyone knows here in Muskingum county how important that is to us. We just want to send that message over to Guernsey County to let them know, if we can bring...

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