Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241737/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this Friday, September 28th from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Rev it Up! Fundraiser a Success

Cathy Brashler

Dr. Stephen Chronister, DDS, Michelle Chronister, and Curt Shontz present a check for $6,463 to Cathy Brashler, executive director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Douglas County. The donation was collected from the 2011 Rev It Up! Hot Rod Hullabaloo held Oct. 8 in Lawrence's South Park. The show ...

Now Is The Time to Become a Bigs In School Volunteer

Cathy Brashler

This month as hundreds of Lawrence children are on summer vacation from school, Big Brothers Big Sisters reminds the community that it is the perfect time to get involved and become a mentor to a child. Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters is changing the way kids grow up in Kansas. ...

United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center to Host 2011 "Summer of Service"

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/apr/29/212986/ The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center is hosting a “Summer of Service” for Douglas County youth, ages 11-18, as part of the Center’s Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) program. Projects are Monday-Thursday, 9am-2pm. Youth may sign up for one or two projects, or join us for the whole summer! ...

Flapjacks to Fight Hunger on Saturday

Carolyn Ward

[Flapjacks for Philanthropy][1]: Flapjacks to Fight Hunger Benefitting Just Food.... All you can eat pancakes flipped by Chris Cakes. Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Ryan Poff (rpoff101@ku.edu) Event is hosted by Class of 2013 Self Engineering Leadership Fellows ...

2011 Bowl For Kids' Sake - Final Event

Katy Ibsen

Our last Bowl For Kids' Sake is right around the corner, May 1 at 1 p.m. This Hospitality Bowl will welcome our bar, restaurant and hotel teams as they compete to be know as the BFKS Hospitality champ. It's not too late to put a team together, learn more at ...

2011 Bowl For Kids' Sake - Final Event

Katy Ibsen

Our last Bowl For Kids' Sake is right around the corner, May 1 at 1 p.m. This Hospitality Bowl will welcome our bar, restaurant and hotel teams as they compete to be know as the BFKS Hospitality champ. It's not too late to put a team together, learn more at ...

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Donna Fox

Medicalodges Eudora will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 23rd at 3pm. Anyone from Kdg-6th grade is invited. The Easter Bunny will be there too!

2011 Bowl For Kids Sake

Katy Ibsen

Be sure to learn more about the 2011 Bowl For Kids' Sake events happening this April. Build a team, join a team or donate to a team to make a big difference in a kids life! Learn more at [facebook.com/BFKSDougCoBBBS][1] [1]: http://www.facebook.com/BFKSDougCoBBBS

Do you have a mentor?

Alice Brewer

I do. I have a connection to a dear friend who has a great influence in my life. She supports me and guides me in my professional life and is a great support in my family life. I found these statistics so impactful. Why is this important? Mentoring WORKS! Nationwide ...

Welcome to our group!

Alice Brewer

Our Goal: To create a sustainable fitness opportunity for Lawrence area elementary students through development of a kids' marathon program that meets these criteria: - Promotes lifelong wellness - Provides students a sense of accomplishment, and - Creates a fun, non-competitive atmosphere for all elementary students who want to participate. ...

Hawks, Cops, and kids!

Alice Brewer

Hawks, Cops & Kids: This cooperative event between the KU Athletics Department, Big Brothers Big Sisters and local law enforcement agencies provides local children a fun-filled morning. KU Athletes provide games and law enforcement officers provide mini-classes on personal safety. Children in grades 3-8 can attend. It's a great way ...

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