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Bowl For Kids' Sake is Feb. 27-28

Big Brother Big Sisters of Marion County will have its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser Feb. 27 and 28.

The fundraiser starts at 10 p.m. Feb. 27 and 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at SherBowl Lanes of Marion, Peabody Lanes, and Trail Lane Bowling of Hillsboro.

Bowling events to benefit children will take place across Kansas February through April.

Anyone interested in participating or being a Big Brother or Big Sister can call 620-382-3800 or e-mail

Children with a Big Brother or Sister:

  • Are 46 percent less likely to start using illegal drugs.
  • Are 27 percent less likely to start drinking alcohol.
  • Are 33 percent less likely to use violence to resolve problems.
  • Are 55 percent less likely to skip school.

Last modified Feb. 19, 2009