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Bowl for Kids 2017March 3 - 5, 2017


 Let the good times roll! Join us for some

"Peace, Love & Bowling"

at Bowl for Kids 2017! 

 Travel back to the 60's and 70's as we rock the lanes at Big Brothers Big Sisters' Bowl for Kids 2017.

Register online, form a team and fundraise, or just make a donation!

All funds go to support hundreds of kids in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Central Texas, as well as children on our waiting list.

Raise $650 and join us for our groovy bowling party weekend. Don your bell-bottoms and peace signs for a great cause. It's gonna be "far out!"

Learn more and register at www.BowlForKidsAustin.org

For information about event sponsorship or about the event itself, contact Patty Morton at pmorton@bigmentoring.org or by calling 512-472-3615. 

Special thanks to our 2017 Bowl For Kids Kingpin Sponsor: RSM

 


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BBBS’ Bowl for Kids 2016! 

The Force to help kids was strong as over 1,000 participants took to the lanes February 26-28 and raised more than $150,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas at last year’s 33rd annual Bowl for Kids event. It was an “otherworldly” occasion as bowlers donned their favorite sci-fi costumes and participated in the space-themed ‘Galactic Bowl.' Funds raised went directly to providing Central Texas children with caring, committed mentors and life-changing mentoring services.

It was space-aged fun that provided down-to-earth results for kids and their families. “There were a lot of wacky costumes, but participants were serious about generating support for children in Central Texas,” said Brent Fields, CEO of BBBS. “With 600 children on our waiting list, the support that Bowl for Kids provides makes a critical difference in our ability to serve children and families in our community and we rely on that support year-round.”

Teams and costumes included The Jetsons Lucky Strikes, the Toy Story Aliens, Big Bang Bowlers, The David Bowlies, Space Jammers and Darth Vader. There were costume tributes to Star Trek and The Force Awakens with plenty of light sabers as well as a uniformed storm trooper. Futurama characters and the Coneheads even put in an appearance. The common connection between them all? They were all having fun and helping kids. 

Read more here

2016 team pictures here, courtesy of MyEventIsTheBomb! 

See more photos of the 2016 event on the BBBS' Flickr page.

 



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