January 16, 2004
Photo courtesy BBBS of Ketchikan
Gretchen Klein, program manager of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ketchikan receives a check from Wal-Mart of Ketchikan for Bowl for Kids Sake on January 15th.
Terry Smith the manager of Wal-Mart is encouraging any associate from the Ketchikan store to get involved in becoming a Big Sister or Big Brother. According to information provided by Klein, if a Wal-Mart employee donates 15 hours a quarter by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister the corporation will give additional funding to the BBBS program. Klein said at this time there is one Wal-Mart employee signed-up to be a Big. Klein added, "We hope more get involved. Don't forget to get a team of 4-5 people for Bowl for Kids Sake."
To learn more about Bowl For
Kids Sake contact the BBBS Ketchikan office at 247-3350.