Bowling for the sake of local children
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Mackenzie Fellows, Lindsey Norton, and Kelsey Fellows participated in Bowl for Kids’ Sake.
Mackenzie Fellows, Lindsey Norton, and Kelsey Fellows participated in Bowl for Kids’ Sake.
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BRATTLEBORO- Families, friends, and teams from work braved snow and ice on Saturday to celebrate the 36th annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County on Saturday, April 1.

The top Business team was Ray Massucco’s law office team, Johnny’s Gutter Kings, which have brought in $1,210 so far, closely followed by the County Mounties team of Windham County Sheriff Department. The top fundraising individuals to date are Ray Massucco at $985, Chris Norton at $850, and Rylan Ernst, $575. The teams with the most bowlers were River Valley Credit Union and PCL.

The total raised Saturday was $30,398. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the primary fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County, a Youth Services-affiliated program that matches youth in need of a one-to-one relationships with caring adult mentors.

Over 60 local children benefit from the program each year. Forty others, from Brattleboro, Bellows Falls, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Vernon, and West Halifax, are eagerly waiting to be matched with an adult mentor and are on the waiting list, according to Big Brothers Big Sisters director Kimberley Diemond.

To make a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County call (802) 257-0361, or visit bbbsvt.org/bowl-for- kids-sake- 2017.
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