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Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting Big Magic Breakfast
Author: Heidi Reynolds | April 18, 2012 | No comments

Bowling Fundraiser to Help Local Athletes Receive Concussion Test
Author: Jessie Diesing | April 4, 2012 | No comments

Spanda Inc., a local non-profit supporting optometry and other health care needs locally and around the world, will be hosting its first ever “Frame by Frame” bowling tournament. The tournament will be held at May City Bowl, 1648 Trent St SW, on Sunday, April 22, ...

Author: Heidi Reynolds | March 6, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than 2,500 bowlers raised a record $355,034 in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa's recent Bowl For Kids’ Sake, exceeding the previous record of $350,271 set in 2008, before the flood. The organization's largest annual fundraising event took place Jan. 19 to Feb. ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts Executive Bowl
Author: Heidi Reynolds | December 7, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED to correct spelling of Tom Metelman's name CEDAR RAPIDS -- Eighteen leaders from area companies and organizations participated in the Executive Bowl hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Cedar Rapids Bowling Center. The ...

Author: Heidi Reynolds | November 10, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., November 9, 2011 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa has been honored for being ranked 7th in the nation out of mroe than 360 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies in 12-month retention rates for both site-based and community-based ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | October 26, 2011 | No comments

From a media release IOWA CITY -- As a two-year follow-up to the most successful fundraiser in the renowned school’s history, Iowa City’s Preucil School of Music will host “A Night in Prague” Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. The gala event will raise funds to support the school’s scholarship ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Best Buy community grant
Author: Heidi Reynolds | October 19, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., 10/19/2011 -  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Best Buy Children’s Foundation to help fund the Character Building Project for teen matches.  The Best Buy Children’s Foundation selects non-profit organizations ...

Ferentz and Rhoads join Coaches Mentoring Challenge
Author: Heidi Reynolds | September 28, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 28, 2011 — 15 million youths nationwide need a mentor. University of Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz and Iowa State University Coach Paul Rhoads are committed to finding mentors for children in Iowa. Ferentz and Rhoads have issued a friendly challenge to University of Nebraska Coach ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives Funding From American Legion
Author: Trina Roos | September 14, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., September 14, 2011 - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa was awarded a $1,000 grant from American Legion to help fund the Character Building Project for male matches. On September 8th, George A. Raes of American Legion ...

Author: Trina Roos | April 25, 2011 | No comments

(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa)— Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa is hosting their 6th annual Big Magic Breakfast on Tuesday, April 26th at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. Help us “Start Something” for youth in our community! The purpose of this ...

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