Events

2017 Annual Meeting & Luncheon

The Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St.

November 7, 2017

Help us honor L Brands with the Milton Lewin Legacy Award, and hear from Spotlighted Matches: Matt Barnes of NBC4 and his Little Brother & Lisa Livengood of Nationwide and her Little Sister. Special guest Alumni Little Jessica Nickel, President & CEO of the Addiction Policy Forum in Washington, DC, will be interviewed by Ann Fisher, host of WOSU's All Sides with Ann Fisher. Complimentary open seating. Reserved tables: email alenz@bbbscentralohio.org.

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2017 Annual Mario Knapp Memorial Car Show

Quaker State & Lube, 8500 Lyra Dr., Columbus OH

September 23, 2017

Don't miss it! The Fourth Annual Mario Knapp Memorial Car Show presented by Feazel will be partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio as the benefiting charity for this year's event. It's a big fun-filled family-friendly action-packed day, with hundreds of the nicest rides from around the region. There will be music, goodie bags, t-shirts, door prizes, free face painting, and food and drinks from Quaker Steak & Lube! We promise you'll have a lot of fun, while you are helping our Little Brothers and Little Sisters! See you there. Special thanks to all the great sponsors of this event!

2017 Golf for Girls’ Sake

Golf Club of Dublin, 5805 Eiterman Rd., Dublin, OH

September 25, 2017

Golf for Girls’ Sake is a female-focused golf scramble supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Girls Leadership Programs at Camp Oty’Okwa. Join central Ohio women for an inspiring day of charity golf. We will begin with an energizing and heart-felt kick-off and conclude with a lively closing reception. Golfers will tee off at 11:30 a.m.

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2017 McBig Nights

Thanks to the Mendoza Company for holding McBig Nights the third Wednesday of every month at their 8 area McDonald's restaurants! From 5-7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month, 10% of the proceeds from these restaurants will be donated to support our agency's work, and Bigs and Littles get a free meal! Stop by for some yummy food and support our work.

Participating McDonald's Restaurants

2017 Dublin Charity Cup-Thanks

Thanks to Dublin Charity Cup for supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters on September 2 and 3! The Dublin Charity Cup, now in its 27th consecutive year, has donated more than $500,000 to charity!

2017 Aveda Earth Jam Benefit-THANKS

It was the most avant-garde hairstyling and fashion runway show of the year, and all revenue benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters and our Camp Oty'Okwa. The exciting show celebrated incredible student talent from the Aveda Institute Columbus sharing their design abilities. Thank you to Aveda Institute Columbus and all their great sponsors!

2017 Taste of Class for Kids-THANKS

Our SOLD-OUT 34th annual Taste of Class for Kids gala event was a BIG success. Thanks to everyone who joined us for this evening of gourmet dining and incredible auction items in a glamorous Hollywood atmosphere. Hope you join us in 2018! Special thanks to Sponsors: Champion Companies, Feazel and Nationwide Insurance.

2017 Bowl for Kids’ Sake – THANKS

Thanks to everyone who participated in our 2017 Bowl for Kids' Sake on March 4 at Columbus Square Bowling Palace! This is our largest fundraising event every year. Participants raise money ahead of time, and event day is an all-day family-friendly party with bowling, raffles, complimentary food and drink, music and fun! Join us in 2018!

2017 Best Bites Brunch-THANKS

Special thanks to our friends at Columbus Underground for selecting Big Brothers Big Sisters as the beneficiary of their delicious Best Bites Brunch event on April 20, 2017! The brunch selections were delicious! Because of you, more kids will get to experience our Camp Oty'Okwa in the Hocking Hills.