More than 600 take to the lanes for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) More than 600 people will be taking to the lanes to raise money for an area non-profit.

The Bowl for Kids' Sake started Friday at Wagner's Lanes in Eau Claire.

It is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest fundraiser in Northwestern Wisconsin, raising nearly 40% of their yearly funds in one event.

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

Food from a number of restaurants will be there and hundreds of raffle prizes will be given out.

There will also be a number of contests like trivia, costumes and dances.

Craig monson, big brothers big sisters
"People really get into it, the costumes are here tonight and not only is it a great event but also know they are supporting kids right here in our community, so its a great event to fun and they know its for a great cause," says Craig Monson of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

It is a week long event with games planned Friday, and next Tuesday through Friday.

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