Big Brothers Big Sisters is Looking for Mentors!

Cathy Brashler

This month as Lawrence children return to school, Big Brothers Big Sisters reminds the community that it is the perfect time to get involved and become a mentor. The school-based program, Bigs In Schools, pairs volunteers to at-risk students in their community. Volunteers help students with homework, play games or ...

Sunday Showdown: 3rd Annual POLICE vs FIRE Football Game!

Cathy Brashler

The third annual Law Enforcement vs Fire and Medical football game is coming up on Sunday, September 9th. The Fire and Medical team will defend their title as reigning champs as the Police try to steal the trophy away. The competition will be fierce! The game will take place at ...

Kids Needed to Learn and Play with KU Athletes and Local Law Enforcement!

Cathy Brashler

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/aug/15/239574/ Big Brothers Big Sisters, Kansas Athletics and Douglas County Law Enforcement agencies are partnering up again for their annual Hawks Cops and Kids Event on September 29th at the Robinson Gymnasium. We are looking for kids 3rd—8th Grade to play sports with the student-athletes and learn valuable lessons about ...

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 ...

Build a Gingerbread House for Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Cathy Brashler

The annual Gingerbread Festival and Auction is fast approaching! It's not too late to turn in an application to participate in this Big Brothers Big Sisters holiday event. Builders create a gingerbread house and donate it to the festival. All houses must be on a wooden base provided free at ...

Lawrence Busker Festival Benefits BBBS

Cathy Brashler

Downtown Lawrence will get even funkier in August as the Busker Festival is in town, featuring Fire eaters, Whip artists, strong man stunts, Jugglers, Musicians, Magicians, Mimes and Dancers who will come from around the country to share their talent. This year’s Busker Festival will be held from August 19-21. ...

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