Stories tagged with: Big Brother Big Sisters

April 2, 2014 - 4:12pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

 If you haven't signed up for this years Bowl For Kids Sake event you still have time!

Bowling for Big Brothers Big Sisters takes place this year at Sunrise Strikes, Thursday April 24th to Saturday April 26th. Team members can enjoy a free game of bowling, pizza provided by Papa Johns, pepsi, music, and door prizes. It's a fun evening to give to our area youth and raise funds for a good cause.

"Bowl for Kids Sake is our largest fund raiser of the year,...

July 25, 2013 - 3:59pm
38 weeks 3 days ago

A local organization is looking for volunteers and donations to make a difference in the lives of area children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville has two outreach programs throughout the year, the first being a community based program where littles and bigs are matched and meet outside of school. The second, is school based program that will gear up in mid August. Elementary students are matched with a big once a week for a hour during the school day.

"That program is...

July 17, 2013 - 9:12pm
39 weeks 4 days ago

Dancing with the Divas local celebrity competition is more than a week away but one dancing duo hosted an additional fund-raising event to raise even more money for their charity.

Dancing partners, Kevin Knapp and Debbie Grubb, are one of the eight pairs of dancers and they have selected Big Brothers Big Sisters as their local charity to raise money for at the Dancing with the Divas contest as well as a smaller fund-raising event this evening at Eaglesticks Golf Club.

"There...

October 26, 2011 - 5:55pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

There has never been a better time to make a difference in the life of a child.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help kids reach their potential through one-on-one relationships with mentors.  Executive Director Mollie Crooks said the Zanesville chapter is in dire need of volunteers.

"Right now we have about 80 children on a waiting list in our area," said Crooks.  "Our agency serves Muskingum, Morgan and Guernsey counties.  In those...

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