Big Brothers Big Sisters getting ready to Bowl for Kids’ Sake

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LEWISTON — Community Concepts’ Big Brothers Big Sisters program will hold Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the mentoring program’s largest annual fundraiser, on Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, at Sparetime Recreation. Bowl for Kids’ Sake will also take place Saturday, March 24, at Hobbs Bowling Lanes in South Paris. Bowlers will raise pledge money to support the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Community Concepts’ Big Brothers Big Sisters program is a donor-funded program and invites people, from all walks of life, to make a difference.

The nation’s leader in quality one-to-one youth mentoring services, Big Brothers Big Sisters positively impacts children’s lives by utilizing paid, trained staff to carefully match caring volunteers with children who face adversity in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters is proven to raise higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships, help youth avoid risky behaviors and increase educational achievement. For more than 40 years, the Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser has supported Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country, becoming its premiere fundraising event.

Every dollar raised through Bowl for Kids’ Sake directly funds the mentoring programs in Androscoggin and Oxford counties and helps to maintain and sustain local mentoring relationships.

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Join Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2012 by gathering four of your friends, family members and/or co-workers. Sign up and reserve a lane by calling 333-6404. Each bowler is required to raise $35 in order to participate. For every $100 raised, bowlers will be issued an entry form into the grand prize drawing for a flat-screen television donated by Agren Appliance. Teams and individuals raising the largest amounts in pledges will be recognized and awarded prizes. Throughout the weekend, door prizes and raffles will be held.

For more information, visit www.community-concepts.org/bowl-for-kids-sake/ or contact Community Concepts Big Brothers Big Sisters Program at 333-6404 or BFKS2012@gmail.com.

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