Bowl for Kids Sake kicks off Feb. 3

MOUNT FOREST – Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington are set to host their largest fundraising event, Bowl for Kids Sake.

The campaign kick off  and the Arthur/Alma community bowl take place at the Mount Forest Bowling Centre on Feb. 9.

The Mount Forest and community bowl is Feb. 23 and the Minto/Mapleton bowl is March 1.

This year’s theme is Crazy Hat and Crazy Hair Day and the organization’s goal is $50,000.

Those interested in putting a work, friends or family team together can call 519-323-4273 or email

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington provides a variety of mentoring services for youths aged 6 to 18.

“We are always looking for volunteer mentors so if interested please check out our website,” officials urge.

Just for Women, Fun

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington is hosting its 13th annual Just for Women Just for Fun fund raising event on April 25 at Wellington Heights Secondary School in Mount Forest.

The day includes three professional 90-minute workshops (including health/body/soul/crafts/fitness), refreshments, lunch, a noon-hour fashion show sponsored by the Getaway Spa and Salon, plus a raffle, silent auction, and 50/50 draw.

Pre-registration is required and early bird savings end Feb. 21. Registration forms are available on the organization’s  website or by  calling 519-323-4273. All proceeds go to mentoring programs.