Big Brothers Big Sisters’
‘Star Bowl: The Empire ‘Strikes’ Back’
Bowl for Kids’ Sake Tournament Raises $30K
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake Tournament raised more than $30,000 in support of its mission of providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change lives forever. The winners of the sold-out bowling tournament were Gables Engineering and Bahia Mar Hotel and Resort.
The event, themed “Star Bowl: The Empire ‘Strikes’ Back,” attracted 460 bowlers who enjoyed complimentary specialty drinks and appetizers, silent auction and raffle at SpareZ lanes in Davie.
“We’re so grateful for each person who came out to support us, both avid bowlers and novices, who took to the lanes for a great evening of bowling,” said Ana M. Cedeño, president & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County. “Bowl for Kids’ Sake is a signature fundraiser of Big Brothers Big Sisters’ affiliates across the nation, which brings together a half a million people across America to have fun and raise money for the organization.”
Sponsors for Broward County’s Bowl for Kids Sakes included: Bahia Mar, Bank of America, Comcast, Fanatics, FHP, Gables Engineering , JM Family Enterprises, The Loomis Company, Marketing Matters, Milbery & Kesselman , Miller Construction Company, PCA, Florida Panthers, Perry Ellis International , Publix, SCG & Associates, Score Keeper, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, ServPro, Stephens Distributing , Sixth Star Entertainment, Van Horn Law Group and Wells Fargo.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The organization partners with parents, guardians, volunteers and others in the community and holds itself accountable for each child in its program achieving: higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, educational success and avoidance of risky behaviors.