Big Brothers Big Sisters, Flint and Genesee Literacy Network Summer Learning Day in conjunction with the agency's Summer Fun Day will host a community effort to encourage learning during the summer months. For more information call Lisa Humphrey, (810) 235-7271,email@example.com.
Kids Bowl-A-Mania: August 12, & November 21, 2015
Volunteers, Littles, and their families participate in a smaller version of the Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Littles collect pledges and come out for a fun evening of bowling, refreshments, and prizes. The dedication of the children to raise money for a program they benefit from and that benefits other Genesee County youth is inspiring! The Genesee Regional Chamber Teen Quest participates in November raising significant funds for the agency.
Flint Motorcycle Club Annual Picnic: August 28, 2016
The Flint Motorcycle Club invites Bigs, Littles, and their families to their club in Otisville. They enjoy an activity filled day of crafts, games, fishing, food, and fun! The event is held just before school starts and the Club provides Littles with Book Bags and school supplies.
71st Annual Meeting/Recognition Celebration: September 18, 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrated its 71th Annual Meeting and Recognition Celebration. Once again, Sponsored by Art Van, the event celebrated 71 years of history, community support, and volunteer commitment. It will include volunteer recognition, a celebrity speaker, live entertainment and Hors D’oeuvres.
Getting Better Grades Workshop: October, 2015
Littles, Bigs, and parents attend this workshop sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to encourage and support Littles throughout the school year. Local teachers facilitate the workshop sharing study and organization tips to help students excel and succeed in school. School supplies are provided.
Donor Recognition 2014 – 2015: November 12, 2015
A special event that recognizes our Big Leadership Circle, individual and corporate donors for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015. The goal is to improve donor relationship.
56th Annual Indoor Motorcycle Ice Races Kick-Off Party: December 10, 2015
A Kick-Off Party will be held at Scooters Bar & Grill featuring raffles, a silent auction and pre-race fun! The live auction raises several thousand dollars to support ongoing mentoring programs.
56th Annual Indoor Motorcycle Ice Races: December 12, 2015
The Flint Motorcycle Club hosts indoor racing with proceeds benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event takes place at Perani Event Center with over 2,000 spectators. Big Brothers Big Sisters is grateful for our lasting relationship and this tradition with the Flint Motorcycle Club. This is a great activity for our Bigs and Littles! The kick off date is December 10, with the Ice Races happening on December 12.
Annual Holiday Party: December, 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint invites you to come and join us on December 12th for our annual Holiday Party. This year’s Holiday Party will take place at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center from 5PM-7PM. The 56th Annual Flint Motorcycle Club Ice Races immediately following! The event is free for all Littles and for our Bigs & Parents there is a discounted cost. Please reserve your spot for the party and the Ice Races before Wednesday, December 9th, 2015. For more information, please contact 810-235-0617.
Annual Holiday Fundraiser: November - December, 2015
Beautiful poinsettias, living wreaths, and kissing balls are available through this fundraising sale. The community is invited to purchase the plants to support our efforts as they decorate and celebrate the winter holiday season.
Bowl For Kids’ Sake Coordinators Breakfast: November 18th & January 7th
Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters through Bowl for Kids' Sake makes a positive, long-lasting impact on children in your community. Your efforts ensure that more Bigs and Littles can be matched, more friendships can begin and improved outlooks on life can be started. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint invites you to come and learn about 2016’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake event! We will also be unavailing our new Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2016 logo! The event will be held at YMCA downtown Flint 410 E Second St. Flint, MI 48503 from 7:45-8:45AM. To RSVP please contact Ryan Sitko at firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-235-7227.
10th Annual Mentoring Inspiration Breakfast: January 18, 2016
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint presents the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mentoring Inspiration Breakfast. The breakfast will take place on January 18th, 2016 at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy – 4100 S Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48507.
· Check in begins at 8:30AM
· Breakfast will begin at 9:00AM
· Admission for the breakfast is $15.00
This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Umar Johnson. Dr. Johnson is a noted educator, psychologist, political scientist, author and blood relative to the late abolitionist Frederick Douglass. His passion lies with the advancement of at risk, violent, suicidal, and depressed African American Youth, ages 3-21, targeting the learning disabilities, disorder identification, and dangerous behaviors they may have that impact them in and out of the classroom.
Please RSVP by January 15th, 2016
37th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake: February 25-28, 2016
Over 2,500 individuals from Genesee County and surrounding communities come out to Galaxy Bowling Center for the Big Brothers Big Sisters bowling Challenge. The event provides a chance for all ages and bowling abilities to support mentoring needs and Opportunities for children in our community. Corporate sponsors and pledges collected by participants provide Big Brothers Big Sisters with a significant portion of revenue to support services and programs. The event attracts families, co-workers, friends, service clubs, fraternities, sororities, faith-based groups, and others.
Online registration is now available at www.bbbsflint.org/bowlforkidssake
Annual Spring Flower Sale: April – May 2016
A variety of spring Perennials are available through this fundraising flower sale. General Community and members of Big Brothers Big Sisters program are encouraged to purchase plants through a presale to support the agency’s efforts.
41st Annual Golf Tournament – Fore the Kids: June 13, 2016
One of the older charity golf tournaments in the area, this event brings together golfers who want to enjoy a day on the course as they support our mission. The 2016 event will be held at Atlas Valley Country Club.