Thank You, Lovers of Lobster

On behalf of the kids, families, volunteers, staff and board of Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area, we are so grateful for everyone who supported, donated to, volunteered at, attended, and sponsored our Lobster Lovers Gala 2014 on November 21 – a dinner and auction in support of children.  This event, presented by Flaman Fitness, is one of our largest annual fundraisers and through our community’s generous support, we raised over $130,000 that will … Continue reading

Dinner & Auction In Support Of Children

If you know anything about BGCBigs you probably know that children and families are at the core of everything we do. From our programs, to our events, to our fundraising, we want to helps kids do better, and provide opportunities for families to be together. So it makes sense that we are always thrilled when our community donates silent and live auction items that families can use together. Last year at our Lobster Lovers Gala, the Edmonton Valley Zoo did … Continue reading

From Your Family To Ours, And Back Again

The Patsula’s are a wonderfully normal, down to earth family. Ken and Reni have lived in Sherwood Park for 15 years with their two kids – Tyler (15) and Kelly (12). They have jobs with the government and the county, and spend much of their time keeping their kids busy. Tyler is active with hockey and basketball and Kelly enjoys dance and ringette. Both are learning the piano. Since 2006, Ken and Reni have been avid Dream Home ticket buyers, … Continue reading

The Dream Home Lottery is now open!

The Sherwood Park News’ Megan Voss stopped by Friday for an early look at the dream home and to help us tell our story.  Read on for Megan’s look at this important fundraising project.   A $1.4 million house in Sherwood Park is up for grabs. The open house for the 34th Dream Home Lottery for the Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area opened on Jan. 4. Marketing and communications manager Lana Tordoff said … Continue reading

Lobster Lovers 2013

The Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Lobster Lovers Dinner & Auction was held on November 15, 2013 at the Italian Cultural Centre.  This year’s event was our most successful to date and we owe a debt of gratitude to hundreds of businesses and people who are involved with the project who have generously lent their support. Thanks to all those involved this year, Lobster Lovers raised almost $135,000! Our Lobster Lovers committee worked tirelessly in the months … Continue reading