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Ketchikan Kicks Off Sign Up for Bowl for Kids Sake


February 24, 2004
Tuesday - 1:00 am

On February 20th sign-up for Bowl for Kids Sake in Ketchikan kicked off. Eight Teams with four persons per team signed up to go out and get pledges. Gretchen Klein, Coordinator for Ketchikan Big Brothers Big Sisters program, said, "These people are committed to giving $150.00 pledges each. Please join us in raising money for kids and helping to build life long friendships!" The big event - Bowl For Kids Sake - is scheduled for April 4th.


Littles Amy and Daniel...
Photo courtesy BBBS

Klein thanked McDonalds for giving prizes to the team captains who signed up Friday and encouraged others to continue signing up their teams. Klein said, "Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ketchikan would like to see 32 teams take part. She said, "As a business, think of it as a $600.00 donation for your 4-member team." Klein is also asking for help in making more matches in Ketchikan by making a commitment to the Bowl for Kids Sake Pledge Drive.

There are two sessions for the Bowl For Kids Sake event on April 4th at the Ketchikan Bowling Center - the first session is 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM and the second session is 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Klein said pizza, T-shirts, door prizes, many other items will be given out.

The Regional Prizes are:

First Prize is 2 Alaska Airlines Tickets including travel to Mexican
Second Prize 7 day cruise
Third Prize Jewelry Fire and Ice

Source of News & Photo:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ketchikan
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