Big brothers Big Sisters tee it up for kids

first_img Email the author Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Big brothers Big Sisters tee it up for kids “We’ll also have a putting contest at noon and there is no additional fee to enter,” Conner said. “Hors d’oeuvres will be served at the conclusion of the tournament around 5 p.m.”Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pike County currently has 75 matches and most Bigs are Troy University students. However, more than 150 kids are waiting and hoping for a match, Conner said.“At the beginning of each year, we have a lot of kids who want to be matched with a Big,” she said. “Right now, we have 160 kids waiting so we really need people to step forward and become a match.”The requirements for Bigs are tailored to the individuals. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pike County will host the sixth annual Tee It Up for Kids’ Sake golf tournament at noon on Monday, Oct. 19, at Troy Country Club.“Tee It Up for Kids is a four-man scramble and it’s a lot of fun for the golfers and means the world to the kids,” said Melinda Conner, Big Brothers Big Sisters activities coordinator. “This is our major fund raiser so we depend on it for so many of the programs that we offer our Littles.”Conner said a scramble is a lot of fun for the golfers because they play as a team. Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 15, 2009 “Each member of the team will hit a tee shot and the team will selected which of the shots to play. All members of the team hit from that spot and the procedure is repeated until the ball is holed.”Registration fee for the Tee It Up for Kids’ Sake golf tournament is $100 per person for ages 65 and under and $75 for those over 65. Golfers may pre-register by calling the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 566-2454 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. On site registration begins at noon Oct. 19 with tee time at 1 p.m.Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams and for the closest to the pin on all par three holes, for a hole-in-one and the longest drive. Skip Print Article Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Nat King Cole lecture to be at Trojan Center Thursday The Songs of Nat King Cole will be the subject of a New Harmonies lecture by Daphne Simpkins at 10… read more “The community based program requires two contact hours a week,” Conner said. “But one week you might take your Little to a football game and maybe just get together for a few minutes the next week. The hours are flexible. The school based program only requires one hour a week so it’s up to the Bigs as to which program is best for them.“And what we like to say is that it’s not the amount of money that a Big spends, it’s the quality of time. Taking a Little along when running errands or to the library can be a really big and important thing for them.”Big Brothers Big Sisters is a United Way agency and the funds the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pike County receives from United Way and the Tee It Up for Kids’ Sake are very important to its continued operation.“We have many kids waiting right now,” Conner said. “And, we don’t want them to think that we’ve forgotten about them. We have activities they can participate in, too. So, we are serving a lot of kids in Pike County and we appreciate the support of the community. It is vital to what we do for these kids.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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