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Kids n Kops
In July, eleven children participated in Kids N Kops. This annual, award-winning program is produced
in partnership with the Charlottetown Police department. At the beginning of the week the
children are given uniforms and are sworn in as assistants. They spend each morning at the station
learning about police work. In the afternoon, the police officers change into Big Brothers Big Sisters
t-shirts and everyone goes into the community to do something fun like play baseball or make a beach chair. The
children in the program get to see that police officers are ordinary people who eat burgers, laugh, and have fun. BBBS
would like to thank our police officers Melissa, Aaron, and Shawn for all of their hard work and thank Derek Lowther for
preparing the beach chair kits.
Gold Cup Parade float
This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters entered a float in the Gold Cup Parade.
Since this year’s theme was Playing on our Island, we created a float entitled
“Reaching the Finish Line”, which represented mentors helping children reach
their own personal finish line. The float team turned the Property Guys
Smart Car into a kayak. A Big/Little matche “rowed” the kayak, while
another match played the coach and race fans. A Big Thank You goes to
Allison, Kenny, Samantha, Hope, Maigan, and Collette for all their help!!!
More Notable News
Big/Little match photos
On Wednesday, October 7
th
and Tuesday, October 20
th
,
25 Big/Little matches had their portraits taken at Image
Factory. A Great Big Thank You to Alanna Jankov for
donating her time and talent. Be on the lookout for
pictures of actual matches popping up on pledge sheets
and brochures. If you had your photo taken, and you
haven’t received electronic copies, please contact Ginette
at Ginette@bbbspei.ca
Office Volunteers needed
There are a number of projects that staff at BBBS need
some help with. If you can spare a few hours during the
day, please contact Heather at 368-7759 or
heather@bbbspei.ca
Dwayne Pound Memorial Golf Tournament
Dwayne Pound was an active Big Brother and member of
the BBBS board in Moncton, New Brunswick and his
sister, Barb Goss was a Big Sister on PEI for many years.
Each year since Dwayne’s death, friends and family have
come together in August to remember him with a
memorial golf tournament which raises money for BBBS.
We would like to thank the Pound family for their
continuing support.
Bowl for Kids Sake 2010
We are very busy planning Bowl for Kid Sake 2010!
Please mark Saturday, March 6th or Sunday,
March 7th on your calendar (depending on
where you bowl). The theme will be superheroes!
Building Friendships Dates
Attending a Building Friendship one hour session, is a great way to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters.
If are considering volunteering or if you are a new mentor or fundraiser, please consider joining
us for a session - and bring a friend! We would also be happy to come to your place of business
for a mini-presentation. Find out how your contribution fits into the larger picture! Please
contact Heather at heather@bbbspei.ca or 368-7759 for more details.
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