ANNUAL ZOMBIE BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE FUNDRAISER

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada hold annual
Zombie Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser


Proceeds will directly support local mentoring programs benefiting youth facing adversity


LAS VEGAS – May 1, 2015 – Zombies. Do they scare you or are you secretly wishing for the zombie apocalypse? If you fall into the latter category, be sure to check out this year’s Zombie Bowl. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada (BBBSN) will hold Zombie Bowl for Kids’ Sake at 12:00p.m., on June 13th, 2015, at Red Rock Lanes, inside of Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135. Fundraiser is open to the public but advanced registration is required. Zombie attire recommended but optional. Attendees may choose to get “zombified” by professional zombie makeup and costume artists on-site. Bowlers put together teams of 5 and each bowler raises a minimum of $100 to register. Registration includes bowling, shoe rental, Zombie Bowl for Kids’ Sake T-Shirt, refreshments and raffle prizes. Sponsorship packages are available and BBBSN is seeking prizes, silent auction and raffle donations, and sponsorships ranging from $250-$5,000. For more information on registering to bowl or sponsoring the event, visit www.zombiebowl.org. Register by May 15th and receive 10 free raffle tickets. All proceeds benefit the organization’s community-based youth mentoring programs in Southern Nevada.

The Bowl for Kids Sake Zombie Fundraiser provides a way for mentors and their friends and families, as well as community-minded people who might not have time to mentor, to support Big Brothers Big Sisters. BBBSN is supported by donors and volunteers, and seeks funding through events like this to maintain and grow its mentorship program and outreach initiatives throughout Southern Nevada. 

“Every year, the ‘Littles’ of the organization get so excited for this event! It’s a great way to engage the community and local businesses that might not otherwise have time to mentor. Every little bit helps. Fun activities like this are important to create the environment of connectedness,” said Molly Latham, Chief Executive Office for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. 

BBBSN Zombie Bowl for Kids’ Sake sponsorship packages include: Table Sponsor ($250); Lane Sponsor ($1,000); King Pin Refreshment Sponsor ($2,000); Spare Sponsor ($3,000); Big Strike Sponsor ($5,000). All sponsorship packages allow companies to show their support and of the youth mentoring organization and send employees to bowl as a fun team-building activity, or pay for mentors and mentees to bowl at the event. Company names and logos will be displayed prominently in online marketing and social media, as well as at the event. Sponsors may also elect to have a promotional or informational table at the event to engage a new and influential audience. BBBSN is also accepting in-kind donations of silent auction and raffle items such as gift certificates, show tickets, gift baskets, sports memorabilia, weekend travel or spa packages. To sponsor or donate to the Zombie Bowl For Kids’ Sake Fundraiser, please contact Debbie Smith, Chief Development Officer, at 702.853.0868, or email dsmith@bbbsn.org

Official Zombie Bowl after-party will be held at CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar in Downtown Summerlin, beginning at 3:30 p.m., and will feature hosted food and specialty cocktails donated by the restaurant. Must be 21+ to attend after-party. RSVP with Kyle Dunlap, at 774-571-0291, or kdunlap@bbbsn.org

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada:

BBBSN, the region's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes such as educational success, higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships and avoidance of risky behaviors. Youth mentored with BBBSN are over 75% more likely to graduate than their peers. 

Since 1973, BBBSN has provided over 20,000 mentors to local youth. It is the goal of
BBBSN to serve 300 additional local youth in 2015. The non-profit’s mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. 

For more information about how to donate or volunteer, please visit their website at www.bbbsn.org, or call (702) 222-9000. 

 

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