Stories tagged with: Bowl for Kids' Sake

February 26, 2015 - 6:30pm
4 weeks 4 days ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping to roll a strike for its annual Bowl for Kids' Sake fundraiser

Last year the event raised $70,000, but this year the organization is aiming much higher.

"Bowl for Kids Sake is the largest fundraising event that we host," Executive Director Mollie Crooks said. "This year our fundraising goal is $83,000 net profit. That is a hefty increase over last year, but we think this community can rally and support us as they always have....

April 28, 2014 - 6:03pm
48 weeks 10 hours ago

After weeks of donating, one lucky WHIZ employee was chosen to get pied in the face.

In order to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization, the staff at WHIZ held a contest to see who could receive the most donations for the cause. This year WHIZ's Brian Wagner out did himself.

"I misread it. I thought if I raise the most I was the one who got to throw the pie. I Didn't realize I was receiving the pie so that's what ended up happening, " said Wagner...

March 25, 2012 - 5:32pm
3 years 5 days ago

Bowlers are wrapping up their efforts to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Sunday marked the last day of the Muskingum County Bowl for Kids' Sake fundraiser at Maysville All Star Lanes.  Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mollie Crooks said the turnout was less than expected, but every bit helps.

"The event has been phenomenal once again. We were down on teams this year and we were a little down on fundraising, but right now we're standing at 62,000...

March 28, 2010 - 3:30pm
5 years 3 days ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating the great response it has received for its biggest fundraiser of the year.

The organization says preliminary results indicate the event has raised more that 70 thousand dollars. "Bowl for Kids' Sake" was held at the Maysville All-Star Lanes over the past four days and drew in 215 teams. That's more teams than the event saw last year, But the event isn't stopping there.

There's still time to take part in Wii Bowling Tournaments,...

March 8, 2010 - 8:53pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters also met with the Muskingum County Commissioners this afternoon and are asking for their support.

The organization says it is serving more kids in our area.

"Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Zanesville has grown dramatically over the past few years. So, obviously, people recognize that what we do does make a difference in the lives of children, " says Executive Director, Mollie Crooks.

However, to fully service these kids, it needs more...

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