Bowlathon fundraiser is March 17

Time is running out to make a strike for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Rimbey.

Time is running out to make a strike for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Rimbey.

The organization’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake event will be held March 17 at Strikers Alley and already 21 teams have registered.

The fundraiser is open to anyone, service clubs, businesses or groups who want to lend a helping hand to this worthwhile organization and join in the fun.

Registered teams will receive a pledge book to collect pledges on behalf of BBBS. Team and individual prizes will be awarded and teams are invited to dress up in costumes depicting their favorite decade.

Individual and group prizes will be handed out.

Last year more than $14,000 was raised through the Bowl for Kids fundraiser.

BBBS works with students in schools in Rimbey and Bluffton. Business partners with BBBS include Keyera, ATB Financial, Rimbey Co-op, Rimbey Review, Servus Credit Union and Bonavista Energy.

This year is the 100th anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and the organization has several events planned.

For more information about Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Rimbey or to register a team call Annette at 403-843-1066.