Payson Mayor Barbara Brewer was on hand to encourage participants at the third annual Bowl For Kids Sake bowl-a-thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gila County. Getting good wishes from the mayor are (from left) Drew Kofile, Seara Reaume, Janelle Garrison and Alana Carrasco. There were 64, five-member teams in this year's event. Bowling at Rim Country Lanes took place on Sunday, Aug. 15 at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Accompanying the competition were a raffle, special sales and lots of music provided by DJ Craig.
If you love to spend time with horses or enjoy four-wheeling, you just might make a great Big Brother for Cory. This young man is well-mannered and friendly. he is a 14-year-old boy from the Star Valley area near Payson, Arizona. Call Susan of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gila County at 928-468-8375 to learn more.
Jessica is an affectionate, "out-doorsy" 10-year-old girl who loves animals and wants a Big Sister to "stick up" for her when her older brothers are teasing! If you enjoy big smiles and swimming, bike riding, and video games, then you might be a great Big Sister for Jessica. Call Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gila County to find out how, at 928-468-8375.
Can you match this smile? Nick, a 12-year-old who loves baseball and games of all kinds, fishing, movies and puzzles can give you something to smile about every time you're together. Call Susan at 928-468-8375 to find out how to become a Big Brother to Nick or another waiting youth.
With just a few hours a month, you can make a difference in the life of a child. Call 928-468-8375 to find out how.