2014 Bowl For Kids Sake a success

Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters held its annual Bowl For Kids Sake event on March 1 and March 8 at the Marshalltown Totem Bowl. The number of teams this year was up from last year as well as sponsorships. This event is the largest fundraiser for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program each year. We want all those involved to know how appreciative we are for this year’s turnout and support.

We would like to acknowledge and thank the following businesses for their generous support as sponsors for this event: Emerson, Lennox Industries, Mediacom, S N T Trucking, Inc., GNB Bank, MMSC, Times-Republican, Animal Clinic-The Vet PC, Great Western Bank, Hardin County Savings Bank, Iowa River Mutual Association, Wendy’s, Taylor’s Maid-Rite, Mama DiGrado’s, McRill,-Stowell-Christensen Insurance, Adland Engraving & Screenprint, Hamilton Enterprises Inc., and David J. Clark, DDDS.

We would also like to acknowledge the following businesses for their donations/door prizes: Applebee’s, Arby’s, Iowa Barnstormers, Center Street Dairy Queen, Culver’s , Denny’s Hometown, Domino’s Pizza, El Portal, Hardees, Hy-Vee Drugstore, Iowa Cubs, Iowa Energy, JBS, Kmart Little Caesar’s, Legends, MCC Bookstore, McDonald’s, Messy Missy’s, Morning Glory Bakery, Orpheum Theater, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Ranch, Purple Cherry, Riddles Jewelry, Rhubarb & Lace, Sub City, Taco Johns, Theisen’s Home-Farm Auto, Shomo-Madsen Insurance, Zamora’s and Electric Supply of Marshalltown.

For more than 41 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has matched Bigs and Littles in the Marshall County area. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a community and school based organization that matches young children (age 6) through young adults (age 18) with a mentor. We encourage you to contact us at 641-753-6370 to learn more about how you can be a positive influence for our local youth.

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Bowl for Kids Sake such a successful event with your financial assistance or by your donation of time and labor. We look forward to next year! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to learn more about us or this event.