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Bowl-A-Thon Mentoring Benefit Set This Sunday

10:40AM / Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Bowl-A-Thon returns for its second year to benefit the Youth Mentoring Program of Child Care of the Berkshires Inc.

The event will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 6 at Greylock Bowl & Golf, home of Mingo's Bar & Grill. Snow date will be the following Sunday.

Bowl-A-Thon was a popular fundraiser for the former Big Brothers/Big Sisters and has been rejuvenated by Child Care of Berkshires.

Teams of four can register for $25 per person. Included in the registration fee are the costs of shoes and up to three bowling games in each 1 1/2-hour time slot.

The competition includes raffles and individual and team prizes including a Boston Getaway, a Canyon Ranch Renewal Spa Day, a brand-new Apple iPad and more.

All participants will have their names entered into the raffle automatically. Raffle tickets will be sold for $2 per ticket or $5 for 3 tickets.

All funds raised will go directly to support the Youth Mentoring Program to expand the program, to offer fun activities for the youth, and to buy supplies for activities.

Adults who want to make a positive difference in children's lives are being recruited to share an extra hour each week in a school or community setting with an individual child or a small group of children. A mentor can influence young people in important ways.

A recent study by the National Mentoring Partnership found that youth with mentors were 55 percent more likely to be enrolled in college, 81 percent more likely to report regular participation in sports or extracurricular activities and more than twice as likely to report holding a leadership position in a club, team, school council or other group.

To download registration forms, view prize specifics or get more information, visit www.ccberkshire.org or call Melinda at 663-6593, Ext. 39. The agency can also be followed @MENTORCCB or on Facebook.

This program is funded by Northern Berkshire United Way, a grant from the William and Margery Barrett Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and local friends of mentoring.
 

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