"Bowl for Kids Sake" raises $30,000 for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) Festivities continued Tuesday for the Annual Bowl for Kids Sake event to help raise money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin.

It started on Friday and picked up again Tuesday afternoon at Wagner's Lanes in Eau Claire.

This is the non-profit's biggest fundraiser in northwestern Wisconsin, raising nearly 40% of its yearly funds in one event.

This year, more than 120 teams will be taking part.

Day two of the event involves the "bigs" and "littles" themselves.

"It's our Big- Little Bowl for Kids Sake so its the night that our managers come out and raise some funds and support Big Brothers Big Sisters, so its a fun family oriented event. We have a lot of games and activities just like any of our other Bowl for Kids Sake, its aimed towards our kids having a good time. Our matches raise money too to come out and participate and halp support their own match," says Christina Thrun of Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

WEAU's own Andrew Fefer emceed the event.

Festivities began last Friday, and will be wrapping up this Friday.

So far $30,000 has been raised.

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