Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint Announces Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2015
Bowl for Kids Sake named in honor of Gary Haggart – The Ultimate Big Brother
Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2015 – The 36th Annual Bowling Challenge will be held Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Galaxy Lanes in Grand Blanc, in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has named Bowl for Kids’ Sake in honor of Gary Haggart. 'Haggart left an eternal legacy and will be remembered annually as community members participate in the agency’s largest fundraiser", said William Smith, Board Chair. Haggart passed away in December leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of community members. The Bowl for Kids Sake event is one of the largest in the Big Brothers Big Sisters network and through Gary's efforts continues to raise significant funds for area youth.
“This is a wonderful tribute to Gary, who started the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowling Challenge 36 years ago. He was very passionate about this important and critical fundraiser that enabled the program’s success.” Kathy Haggart, loving wife of Gary Haggart said in a written statement.
The agency is looking for “Celebrity Announcers”, Bowling Teams and Sponsors and asks Gary's family and friends to join the media and elected officials at 12 noon on Saturday, February 21. For those that knew Gary, it will be a one of a kind celebration. Judge Duncan Beagle is spearheading the "Big Party".
90% of former Littles agree that their Big helped them make better choices throughout their childhood.Register today for Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2015, the nation’s largest campaign for children facing adversity. The money your team raises will help Big Brothers Big Sisters match more children with caring adults. Better choices today lead to brighter futures tomorrow.
To join Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2015, take the first step and get started making an impact atwww.bbbsflint.org, where you can sign up online to participate or make a donation. Bowling packets containing registration and pledge information are available for pickup or delivery for convenience! For additional information, please call Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint at 810.235.0617.