Thank you to the Bordertown Harley Owners Group for the 2015 Toy Run cheque presentation. We received $24,090.13 from the event. Thank you to everyone that is a part of the event for their support of our agency.
We are partnering with Active LIfe Chiropractic again this year to share some Christmas Magic.
-Pick an angel off the tree
-Purchase and unwrapped gift to match the age and interest of that child
-Drop it off at the front desk
We will wrap and deliver the gifts to the children and families of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Thank you to Dr. Enns and her staff for being one of our Christmas partners again this year.
Are you ready for a "Blast from the Past?" Bowl for Kids Sake 2016 will be
Saturday, April 8th at Jack Kemp School. There are numerous ways to get involved, from being a corporate sponsor to registering a team to bowl. Contact the Big Brothers Big Sisters office for more information!
Call the office at 306-825 - 5757 to find out how to get involved.
Thank you to Jinny and Mark from RBC for bringing along special treats to our Halloween Carnival and presenting a $20,000 funding cheque from the RBC Foundation for Afterschool Discovery Program.
Early dismissal Wednesday at Servus Sports Centre.
Thank you to Synergy Credit Union for their donation.
Its Big Brother Big Sister Month In Lloydminster
We were at City Hall this morning to sign proclamation for it to be Big Brother Big Sister Month In Lloydminster for September.
Give us a call if you are interested in finding out more about one of our programs and join us tomorrow from 11-2 at Big Brothers Big Sisters for a BBQ to kick off the month.
Winners of 23rd Annual Get Away Raffle
- Winner of $20,000 travel trailer vouchure supplied by Seller RV is Muriel Ralston
- Winner of $10,000 cash is Taryn Schreiner
- Winner of $2,500 gift card for gas or groceries provided by Lloydminster and District Coop is Don Jenkins
Thank you to everyone that supported the raffle this year by selling tickets, hosting us to sell tickets, purchasing tickets and providing prizes. We appreciate the support.
Lottery License SK # RR14-075
23rd Annual Get Away Raffle
NEW THIS YEAR: $20,000 travel trailer vouchure - prize winner chooses their own travel trailer.
Locations for this week ( August 10 - 16)
Wed, Thurs, Fri 9:30 to 5:30 at the new Mark's Workwear House location
Wed to Saturday 5pm to 9pm at CPCA Chuckwagon Finals @ Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds
Sunday noon to 4:30 at CPCA Chuckwagon Finals @ Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds
Location next week ( August 17 - 19)
Monday to Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm at LloydMall
DRAW DATE: WED. AUGUST 19 starting @ 5:35pm at Lloydmall
Tickets are $20 each and all proceeds go towards children's programming in the agency.
6000 tickets printed Lottery license SK # RR14-0795
Our tour of the Lloydminster Airport during Summer Program last week.
Breakfast with the Mayor at Pancake Breakfast at City Hall
Summer Adventure Program in the parade on July 8, 2015
Paul Schwebius from the Knights of Columbus Lloydminster Council #3553 presents $500 to Brenda Robinson, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lloydminster for Summer Adventure Program
RBC employees volunteered at Big Brothers Big Sisters BBQ and garage sale. They presented Brenda Robinson, Executive Director with $1000 donation from their Invest in Community Program. All proceeds will go towards children’s programs in the agency
Steve O Brien visited our Afterschool Program as one of the stops on his cross country tour. His mission is to provide the tools required to help youth achieve their educational goals. The children in program were able to join him in the Cross Canada Youth Relay.
Join us at ATB June 1 - 5 to pick up your Get Away Raffle tickets. Sat. June 6 & Sunday, June 7 we will be selling tickets at Mark's Work Wearhouse.
Lottery License SK # RR14-075
Big Brothers Big sisters Association of Lloydminster Corp
23rd Annual Get Away Raffle
Tickets are $20 each
Prizes and draw dates are included below:
Travel trailer voucher ( value $20,000 including taxes) supplied by Sellers RV Center Ltd.
Draw Date: August 19, 2015 5:45 pm at Lloyd Mall
$10,000 Cash Prize
Draw Date: August 19, 2015 5:40 pm at Lloyd Mall
$2,500 Lloydminster & District Co-op Gift Card
supplied by Lloydminster & District Coop ( redeemable at grocery, gas bar locations).
Draw Date: August 19, 2015 @ 5:35pm at Lloyd Mall
Tickets may only be purchased or sold within Saskatchewan. Please call Big Brothers Big Sisters office to purchase your ticket @ 825-5757 or join us at one of our locations around town.
May 19 - 24th we are at the Lloyd Mall.
6000 tickets printed Lottery License SK # RR14-0795
Thank you to everyone that bid and liked our facebook page for our Online Mother's Day auction.
The winning bids were:
Retro Saskatchewan Roughrider jersey signed by Roger Aldag - Shaun Voll @ $120
West Jet Voucher and new 7 piece Cambridge luggage set - Trent Smith @ $1400
Handmade Queen Size quilt - Pat Sedgwick @ $190
Pink leather jacket signed by Platinum Blonde - Charlene Bonnar @ $40.
Thank you to everyone that took part in Bowl for Kids 2015. The bowlers, sponsors, volunteers and community members that gave money for the bowlers helped to raise over $41,000 for our local agency. The money goes towards children's programs here at the agency.
Hope to see you all next year on April 8, 2016 for Bowl for Kids.
Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child?
Be a board member! Call Kathleen if you are interested @ 306-825-6949.
Bottles for Kids
- Donate your bottles or cans to us and we will count, sort and take them in to the bottle depot and receive the proceeds for our local agency to support children's programming.
Kevin's Computing/Lloyd Laser Cartridge Teams Up with Us.
Kevin's computing is a great place to drop off your old ink cartridges. They are a member of THINKRECYCLE.COM, which is an organization that pays for used computers and ink cartridges. Kevin's Computing is using this profit to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Please drop off any unwanted, old ink cartridges. It all adds up - one cartridge at a time.