Stories tagged with: Bowl for Kids Sake

April 15, 2015 - 4:59pm
19 weeks 1 day ago

Teams can still be formed for the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Bowl for Kids Sake event.

Nearly 700 people are currently participating in the two month long fundraising effort. Executive Director, Mollie Crooks, said the organization's goal this year is $80,000, and that they are getting close to it. But, she said more people can still get involved if they want to help raise some money and hit the bowling alley.

"Our goal for the teams, each team is asked to raise $500,...

April 9, 2014 - 10:22am
1 year 20 weeks ago

We're asking you to get involved and help us raise money for a local organization.

To raise funds for Big Brothers/Big Sisters WHIZ is giving you a chance to put a pie in the face of your favorite on air personality. If you donate money to the employees page your name get put into a drawing to actually throw the pie. Right now Live at Noon Meteorologist and Media Operations Director Brian Wagner leads with $75.00.

"I have mentioned this to him and he has remained silent,...

April 2, 2014 - 4:12pm
1 year 21 weeks 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,...

March 7, 2014 - 6:52pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

 

Teams are forming for the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake Fundraiser coming up in April.

Each year the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization of Muskingum, Morgan and Guernsey counties hosts the three day event to raise money for their mentoring programs throughout the year.

"It's the largest fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters and it helps us raise the money needed to recruit, train, screen, match and support the mentoring relationship,...

January 22, 2014 - 7:17pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

January is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for people to become mentors.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director Mollie Crooks, says research shows children who are mentored through Big Brothers Big Sisters, are less likely to get involved with drugs and alcohol, and are more likely to graduate high school than kids who aren't in the program.

"One of the reasons that I hear most frequently that people don't' volunteer is that it...

March 20, 2013 - 6:40pm
2 years 22 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...

January 29, 2013 - 7:28pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

Big Brothers, Big Sisters largest fundraising event is still a few months away but it is not too early to prepare for the annual Bowl for Kids Sake.

This year, the mentoring program is celebrating it's 30th anniversary of the bowling event. In order to organize, the program is having two kickoff events. The first is on February 5th at Bryan Place at 5:30 PM and February 11th in Cambridge also at 5:30.

"The reason for the kickoff event is to invite people to come and learn...

March 29, 2012 - 4:32pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Area seniors are doing their part to contribute to the Muskingum County Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser.

Although the seniors weren't using "real" bowling balls, they were knocking down pins with Wii remotes.  Tracy Rector of the Willow Haven Care Center said the tournament is a way for the seniors to get exercise and help the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization at the same time.

"They are a very important part of our community," said Rector.  "...

March 23, 2012 - 4:28pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Bowlers are lacing up their shoes in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Maysville All Star Lanes is hosting the Muskingum County Bowl for Kids Sake, which generates about 40% of the organization's operating budget.  Mollie Crooks of Big Brothers Big Sisters said the event raised $92,000 last year.

"There's a variety of ways that people get involved," said Crooks.  "The bowling here today is the celebration of their efforts.  We had folks that did...

February 7, 2012 - 3:27pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for volunteers to help raise money - by bowling.

The Bowl for Kids Sake "Rock and Bowl" event raises money to help recruit, screen and match volunteer mentors with local youth.
Executive Director Mollie Crooks says she was overwhelmed by the community's generosity at last year's event.

"The Bowl for Kids Sake in Muskingum County has turned into a four day event because of the great support and great participation we've had...

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