Time to form your team for Bowl for Kids Sake

BBBSQ is once again preparing for their major fundraiser Bowl for Kids Sake

One of BBBSQ's newest matches

One of BBBSQ's newest matches

Big Brothers Big Sisters

of Quesnel is busy

planning their annual

Bowl for Kids Sake on

Friday, April 28.

The theme for this year

is “Christmas in April –

Give the Gift of Friendship.”

Bowling starts at 4:30

p.m. and teams are already


You can register and

collect pledges online

at bigbrothersbigsistersofquesnel.


If you would like to

participate, call Joanie

at 250-992-7257 to book

your team for the hour

and a half session.

Co-workers, families

and friends can form five

member teams, collect

pledges and come out

and bowl at Rev Bowling


For every $100 collected

in pledges per person

(19 years and older),

your name goes into the

incentive draw.

If you are unable to

play, you can still pledge

or send a tax deductible


Our agency served

more than 165 children

and youth in our community

last year, at no

cost to the families.

There are many children

who would like to

have a mentor.

The funds raised from

this event help us sustain

our mentoring programs

in the community and


Wednesday was Pink

Shirt Day, Feb. 22 and

we encourage everyone

to wear to work together

to prevent bullying in

our schools, in our communities

and online.

Pink Shirt Day comes

from two Nova Scotia

high school students,

who decided to take a

stand against bullying in

their own school.

A BIG thank you for

the $5,000 donation

from N.I.S. and $3,000

from the staff and employees

of Cariboo Pulp

and Paper– this will

allow us to serve more

children in our community

with quality mentoring


We have a new bin in


The BIG bin was

placed at Rocky’s recently.

We take the following

donations clothes, linens,

towels, coats, shoes,

purses, bets etc.

We currently have

three bins in town, and

one in the Bouchie Lake

area. All monies raised

from this fundraising

project come back to

out agency.

All donations are

taken to Valu Village in


Thank you for you

continued support with

this fundraising project.

Michelle Riley is executive