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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa (BBBSCI) to host Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Posted February 09, 2015 in Clive, Community Web Exclusives

(Clive, IA—January 2015)— Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa (BBBSCI) will be hosting the 2015 Bowl For Kids’ Sake Event at Plaza Lanes, kicking off on Wednesday, January 28th at 3 p.m. It’s not too late to sign up, with eleven sessions to choose from throughout February and March. This fundraising event aims to support the creation and sustainability of one-to-one mentoring relationships in Des Moines and surrounding areas.

New to the event this year is a kick-off day on January 28th, complete with laser bowling, and complementary appetizers. Participants can register their team of four at Each participant is asked to raise a minimum of $125 to bowl. With their donation, they will receive 2 games of bowling, a t-shirt, shoe rental and a chance to win prizes.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa and Bowl For Kids’ Sake are grateful to Sammons Financial Group and Mediacom, the presenting sponsors, along with Carrier Access, Inc., CBRE|Hubbell Commercial, Casey’s General Stores, Davis Brown Law Firm, Financial Architects, Inc., ITA Group, Johnny’s Hall of Fame, Kreg Tool, Lumbermans Drywall and Roofing Supply, NCMIC Group, Inc., Northwest Bank, Midwest Heritage Bank, PowerLife Yoga, RoCA, SVPA Architects, Inc., Signature Real Estate Services, Triangle Solutions and UnityPoint Health for their commitment to sponsor this event. With their support, the event has already raised over $30,000 to support life-changing mentoring relationships in Central Iowa.

“Bowl For Kids’ Sake is a fun, unique way to raise money that helps change lives right here in the Des Moines community,” says Lisa Majors.Schissel, Event Coordinator at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa. “We look forward to this event each year, and are grateful for the support of past and present participants who help make this event a success.”

“The mentoring relationships created through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa have had a tremendously positive impact on Des Moines area children involved,” says Kit Curran, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa, “none of it would be possible without the support provided by Bowl For Kids’ Sake.”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa (BBBSCI) aims to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. BBBSCI currently serves over 1,100 children in Des Moines and surrounding areas.

For more information about BBBSCI programs or Bowl For Kids’ Sake, please contact Sarah Robbins, Membership and Marketing Coordinator or visit

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