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Nominate someone for Big of the Year! It’s that time of the year again to honor an extraordinary Big by nominating them for Big of the Year! All nominees will be notified of the nomination and a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, and Kauffman mentor will be awarded at our annual Match Appreciation Banquet this year- with one Big Brother and one Big Sister chosen to compete in the state competition. So take the time to recognize a Big who is making a big difference and nominate someone today! The deadline is January 7, 2014. Click here to nominate someone or email email@example.com an essay.
Gingerbread House Dine-in and Donate | The Great Wolf Lodge presents its life-size gingerbread house and the opportunity to for a group of up to six people to dine inside the house. $10 will be added to your bill and that money goes to BBBS-KC. Reservations are required and are available from December 1, 2013- December 30, 2013. To make reservations call 913-907-2946. Click here for more information.
*SATURDAY* Crawling for a Cause- Santacon | Saturday, December 21, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m. | For the third consecutive year, SantaconKC has chosen BBBS as their beneficiary. Invite your family and friends to come out and join over 400 Santas in spreading holiday cheer and raising money for BBBSKC. Dress up as Santa and enjoy a fun and unforgettable night- for a good cause of course. Click here for more information or to register.
*NEW* New Year's Eve Party at Hotel Sorella | Hotel Sorella invites you to come out and ring in the New Year with style! Their sophisticated and chic parties will be the toast of the town! Whether your plans bring you to our Country Club Plaza hotel overnight, or just for dinner, Hotel Sorella offers the perfect New Year's Eve package. Tickets are $100 or $399 for the VIP Package which includes: valet, at room, food, bubble bar, a band- The Magnetics, brunch the next day, and a 2 p.m. checkout. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
*NEW* 2014 Variety Show- Star Search | Want the chance to perform on the Midland Theatre stage at the 2014 Variety Show before actor and comedian, Sinbad? If so, Star Search is looking talented and fun acts that want to win Big. Groups and individuals are both welcomed. Submit a 3 minute (max) video of your group or individual act by January 6th, 2014. The application fee is $10 for each submission. The top 40 qualifiers will have their videos posted online and for voting from January 10th to February 10th. The top 10 acts with the most votes will perform live at the Variety Show Star Search in front of a panel of judges. The winner will also receive a free promotional photography session from Haley Photography. If you have any questions, contact Luke at 573-579-3668. If interested, submit videos at www.VarietyShowKC.org/video-submission-star-search/.
*NEW* I Am Talent 6 Kids/Teens Talent Show | Sunday, January 12, 2014 | 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Boys and Girls Club- 3831 East 43rd St., Kansas City, MO 64130 | The Boys and Girls Club presents the I am Talent Fashion Show. Come out and show your talent- whether it be singing, dancing, poetry, fashion design, or something even more special, we want to see it! The show is for talents ages 4-18 years. Registration will be FREE for any Littles interested in being a part of the talent show. For more information, contact Ms. J Cann at 816-508-7374.Geaux (Go) Haiti Event | Sunday, January 19, 2014 | 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | 68's Inside Sports- 11301 W. 88th St. Overland Park, KS 66214 | A local high school student-led group is hosting a party inviting all high school students. Their goal is to raise money for Haiti through The Global Orphan Project. Admissions is $20/person with additional money for raffle tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets visit: www.geauxhaiti.org.
Bingo Night at Hamburger Mary’s is back! | Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Hamburger Mary's- 101 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108 | We invite you, your family, and friends to come out and join us because it’s a fun, sassy, and fabulous night of Bingo with proceeds supporting BBBS-KC. Play ten games for $10 and be sure to arrive early because tables go fast. There will be great drinks and food specials and exciting bingo prizes. So why not come out and enjoy a fun night of risqué bingo. Click here to RSVP.
Kauffman Scholars Event: Mock Interview | Monday, March 10, 2014 | 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. | Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation | The Kauffman Foundation is looking to recruit a diverse group of volunteers to conduct mock interviews this spring. Information and training will take place on the same day prior to the start of the event. 5:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. will be training for volunteers. 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. will be the mock interviews and feedback forum. Volunteers do not need to bring or prepare anything. Interview questions and scoring guides will be available prior to the start of the event. Click here to RSVP.
“We Want You” to join the BBBS-KC Volunteer Corps! Volunteer at races, fundraisers, golf tournaments and more! The Volunteer Corps is a fun way to get involved while helping assist BBBS staff at special events. Join the Corps today or email Brittany@bbbskc.org with questions. http://www.bbbskc.org/volunteercorps