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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake was held July 9th through the 26th. Park Lanes was the setting for the bowling party that featured drinks, food, and prizes. More than 2,000 corporate and individual teams participated during the three weeks of fun. Proceeds support life-changing friendships for children facing adversity.


Team Bowling Bells: Josh Goodman, Kimberly Wilkerson, board member; Tandra Stacer (Big), Brad Stacer, and Jake Brown


Team Paige’s Friends: (Front row) Paige Engle (middle row) Kristie Kellerman, Annie Bartolac, Francie Knackendoffel, and Baylee Heitschmidt (back row) Joey Pepoon, Ben Wetzel, and Bailey Driver


Team Split Happens!: Chris Lewis, Kate Edwards, Lindsay Lau, and Taylor and Chad Grossenkemper


Team House Bowlton: (Front row) Brittany Davis, BBBSKC; Jess Simmons, and Hannah Neel (back row) Natalie Ortega Wells, Maggie Klos, Griffin Davis, and Jeanne Brown

Additional photos featured in the August 31, 2019 issue of The Independent


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