Stories tagged with: Mollie Crooks

April 15, 2015 - 4:59pm
2 weeks 6 days 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,...

February 26, 2015 - 6:30pm
9 weeks 5 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....

January 6, 2015 - 5:31pm
17 weeks 10 hours ago

January is National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters is in need of volunteers.

Executive Director Mollie Crooks, says mentoring gives Big Brothers and Sisters the chance to feel like a kid again when working with their Little. Crooks told us they will take as many volunteers as they can get.

"I would be very happy to have one but we have 70 children on our waiting list, so over the next several months, can find mentors to work with those children, that would be...

November 4, 2014 - 5:47pm
26 weeks 10 hours ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters is gearing up for its annual Buckeye Pep Rally and Auction.

The organization will host its 14th annual event on November 21 starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Complex at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mollie Crooks is looking forward to the event.

"It is a very exciting year because it is the 14th year, but also we have a new venue and we have some new activities that go along with the new venue, so we're...

July 18, 2014 - 1:01pm
41 weeks 4 days ago

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville is in need of mentors for 70 children on their waiting list.

The donor driven youth mentoring organization works to match area children, ages 6 to 17 with volunteers who will serve as a mentor for the younger child. Your job as a mentor asks you to spend time with the child you are paired with and enjoy activities together. Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mollie Crooks, says when you become a role model to these children, you...

July 8, 2014 - 5:18pm
43 weeks 12 hours ago

Members of the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville gathered at Bryan Place for their weekly meeting Tuesday to celebrate the changing of the guard.

Paul McClelland will take over as president for Mollie Crooks just in time for the 100-year anniversary. Past President Mollie Crooks is excited about the new era of the club.

"It's very exciting to see the torch passed to Paul McClelland. He will be an awesome president, and I've really enjoyed working with him as the...

January 23, 2014 - 8:15pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

A local organization is hosting a musical show for the very first time coming up this Valentine's Day.

The Noon Zanesville Rotary will host its first Main Street Dueling Pianos Fundraiser. President, Mollie Crooks says that event is a night packed full of musical entertainment, food and fun.

"Dueling pianos is kind of unique this particular group has been at the Zanesville Country Club for years so if someone has seen them there they'll know how outstanding they are,  ...

December 17, 2013 - 7:35pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

On Tuesday, local Rotarians held a special Christmas party for special needs kids and their teachers..

The Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville held its annual Christmas Children's Party at Adornetto's for 79 special needs students from elementary schools in the Zanesville School District.

"We spend approximately $35 on each child, we got a wish list and then the Rotarians shop for them so it's really pretty cool because we got to involve our families in buying for other...

October 10, 2013 - 6:24pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

A local organization is gearing up for its second largest fundraiser of the year and it wants the community to get involved.

Big Brothers Big Sister's is having its 13th Annual Buckeye Pep Rally to raise money to recruit, screen and match mentors with area children. Tickets are $25 per person or $250 to reserve a table of ten.

"Your ticket admission gets you food for the evening and all the entertainment, and fun games to get everybody in the spirit of the Ohio State game,...

September 18, 2013 - 8:41pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

A local golf tournament doled out large prizes to players and charities in the area.

In mid August, the 5th annual, Keith Shrider Golf Tournament took place at Green Valley Golf Course. The 94 participants played for big wins and on Wednesday, the lucky golfer who hit a hole in one claimed his prize.

"I think there is 16 holes worth $ 10,000 and one worth $50,000 said Winner," John Roberts. I was lucky enough to hit on number six at Green Valley and won $10,000....

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