Great Times For a Great Cause!

Special Events

In response to our own commitments to reach out to those children who want and need a mentor but have never had the opportunity, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region continues to step up fundraising efforts to prevent any interruption in our goals for growth and expansion and our ability to provide these much-needed services at no-cost to families. All monies raised stay local and enable us to continue fulfilling our mission of providing premier mentoring services, thus improving the lives of children, their families, and our communities.


Events At A Glance:

NOVEMBER 22 - Turkey Trot, Greensburg

NOVEMBER 26 - #GIVINGTUESDAY, National Day of Giving




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LOTTERY CALENDAR: Help make children winners, and take a chance on becoming a winner yourself! Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Lottery Calendar Ticket pays 365 days a year. The number is taken from a Pennsylvania Lottery Daily Number, which pays anywhere from $25 to $500. There is a winner every day! 


Click the link to download your application: 2019 Lottery Application

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COME JOIN US 

in partnership with

SETON HILL UNIVERSITY

COLOR RUN!!

Sunday, November 18, 2018

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GREENSBURG THANKSGIVING TURKEY TROT: BBBSLR is one of the recipients of funds raised through the annual “Greensburg Turkey Trot” 5K run/walk.  The race takes place through the city of Greensburg on Thanksgiving morning and provides a wonderful opportunity for families, friends, coworkers, and other groups to gather together and support local charities. Registration includes a commemorative t-shirt, goodie bag, post-race snacks, and a chance to win awards. For more information or to register, visit the Turkey Trot website here.

Turkey Trot Pick Up Times:

Thursday, November 15, 2018 : 11am - 4pm  Office

Friday, November 16, 2018 :  9am - 4pm  Office

Monday, November 19, 2018 : 9am - 7pm  Office

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 : 9am - 7pm  Office

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 : 9am - 1pm  Office

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 : 4:30pm - 7pm Gbg. County Court House

Thursday, November 22, 2018 : 7am - 8:30am Gbg. County Court House




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BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE: Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region. You don’t have to be a bowler to participate…everyone wins when helping kids! This event, our agency’s largest fundraiser, is held each year in the spring, at Yough Lanes in Connellsville and Hillview Lanes in Greensburg. We offer a variety of incentive prizes for participants. By supporting Bowl for Kids' Sake, you can Build Something in our community - more Bigs and Littles can be paired up, more friendships can be gained, and improved outlooks on life can be started. Be a fundraiser. Be a donor. Be a bowler. 
Save The Date... 2019 tenative date April 7th/8th, 2019 and April 14th/15th, 2019.



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CLAY SHOOTS:

Charity Shoot: BBBSLR is the recipient of funds raised at a Charity Shoot at the West Penn Sportsmens Club in Murrysville at the end of August, sponsored by Hi-Grade Shooters Supply. A 100 Target Program is offered which includes 25 trap singles, 50 trap doubles, and 25 sporting clays. There will also be lunch, door prizes, and raffles all day long! 

              SAVE THE DATE - Next year's event will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at the West Penn Sportsmen's Club!

Clays for Kids’ Sake- Our Clays for Kids’ Sake Event is held annually on the last Sunday in April/first Sunday in May at the Sporting Clays at Seven Springs. This event is a fun and relaxing day outdoors, with great food, shooting clays, and many prizes! Registration includes 100 targets, ammunition, gun rental, trapper gratuities, and a complete lunch buffet following the event. Gather a group of friends, and help change the lives of children in the Laurel Region! 

SAVE THE DATE - Next year's event will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Seven Springs Sporting Clays!



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GOLF OUTINGS: 

Golf For Kids' Sake - Tee up to impact a child for the better, forever through the power of mentoring by participating in Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf for Kids’ Sake! This event takes place each year in September at a beautiful local golf course. You, your company, and friends will enjoy the spirit of contributing, networking, and a day of golf. This event features a catered awards dinner, a boxed lunch, goodie bags, a catered beverage cart, skill-prizes, exciting hole-in-one prizes, and much more! 

A portion of the proceeds each year from Golf for Kids' Sake benefit the M. Dennis Taylor Continuing Education Awards.

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S
AVE THE DATE - Next year's event will be held on Monday, September 9th at Hidden Valley Resort!



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BBBSLR is also the recipient of funds raised through two other local golf outings:

  • Kiwanis Club of Uniontown at Duck Hollow Golf Club – held in May of each year. Courtesy cart with refreshments, a great meal, awards of skill prizes and general prize drawings at this great event!
  • Westmoreland Mechanical Testing and Research at Norvelt Golf Club – held in August of each year. Food at the turn, beverages, and a buffet meal are all included in this day of fun! 



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GUEST BARTENDER NIGHTS: Join our Guest Bartenders to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region. This event is held multiple times each year at local restaurants. Stop by and see close agency friends as guest bartenders and talk with them about how they are not only changing a child’s life, but making a difference in theirs as well.  All tips directly support BBBSLR's local mentoring programs.

**Next Bar Night is October 2, 2018, at Juniper Grill in Murrysville!

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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GUEST BARTENDERS!!!!


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CONCERTS: Since 2001, BBBSLR has been hosting concerts in Westmoreland and Fayette Counties.  The Clarks, The Fabulous Hubcaps, and other agency friends have entertained packed crowds at both the Palace Theatre in Greensburg and the State Theatre in Uniontown. Past acts have also included Johnny Angel and the Halos, Chuck Blasko and the Vogues, and Rusted Root. 

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The Fabulous Hubcaps returned to Greensburg! 

THE FABULOUS HUBCAPS came back to Greensburg to the beautiful Palace Theatre, May 6, 2018, at 6:00PM. This was an amazing show! If you missed it, be sure to keep an eye out for the return of The Fabulous Hubcaps in 2019!!    


Celebration of Mentoring:

In 2015 our agency celebrated it's 40th Anniversary. It was that year we began an affair to recognize and thank those who help make everything happen in our program. Without volunteers, sponsors, donors, board members, and staff we would not be able to make one-to-one mentoring possible. We would be able to change lives for the better, forever. So please join us as we celebrate and thank those who make a difference. 

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Save the Date... Novemeber 7, 2018 we will celebrate for our 4th Annual affair at Antonelli Event Center in Irwin, Pa.


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