Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser kicks off April 6 at Meadow Lanes

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow – The annual fundraising event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sumner County, kicks off at Meadow Lanes at 2111 N. A Wellington on April 6 with sessions at 10 to 12 a.m., 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and  3 to 5 p.m.; and April 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the largest source of funds for the non-profit organization which serves local children who are facing adversity.  The dollars raised will help provide mentors for those children in need. Community members are asked to gather a team of friends, family, co-workers or church members to raise pledges for the cause and then come to bowling to celebrate their efforts.Children with mentors show improved school performance, positive attitudes about school and improved relationships with family and friends. For more information or to get involved in the event, go to www.kansasbowl.org or call 620-399-8030.“We are thrilled to be kicking off our fundraising season,” said Debi Clark, Area Program Director. “We provided mentors for 108 children in Sumner County last year and we are excited to be able to help even more local children this year with the dollars we will raise at this event.”In addition to raising money, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sumner County, will also be raising awareness of another campaign going on. REUNITE NOW is a nationwide campaign underway to locate and reunite former “Big Brothers” and “Big Sisters” with their “Littles.” Kansas is part of a friendly nationwide competition to reunite the most matches before the end of March. People interested in learning more about the campaign can visit www.reunitenow.org.Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.  This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 100-year history.  Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters is in over 90 counties in the state and serves nearly 6,000 Kansas children, volunteers and families each year. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. 0 Vote up Vote down Joan Loughmiller · 385 weeks ago Bowling teams of 5-6 people are needed,it’s easy and fun and for a really good cause, all money stays in Sumner county. Report Reply 0 replies · active 385 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

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HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARK

first_imgFINN HARPS were beaten 3-2 by Athlone Town at Finn Park tonight in a disappointing defeat for the Donegal side.Michael Funston gave Harps the lead after ten minutes after a fantastic half volley with his left foot.Athlone equalised 13 minutes later on 23 minutes through James O’Brien. Harps restored the lead  four minutes before half time after a thunderous drive from Keith Cowan –  putting Harps 2-1 up at half time.In a crazy three minute spell Athlone scored twice through Garbhan Coughlan and Mark Hughes on 52 and 54 minutes of the second half to give Athlone a 3-2 lead. Harps pressed hard for an equaliser but Athlone held out. HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARK was last modified: June 8th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARKlast_img read more

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