Sutton Superheroes Raise $1,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Updated: Dec 14, 2018
Chilliwack, BC – Sporting capes and masks, superheroes from Sutton – Showplace Realty (2015) participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake on March 8, 2017 at the Chillibowl Lanes. Showing super senses of fun, they conquered every ‘Krazy Bowl’ challenge that was thrown at them from bowling backwards to lobbing the ball between a teammate’s legs. With two teams from the office participating, they raised $1,000, which will help to fund mentoring programs for children and youth.
“This is a fundraiser we often participate in because we get to have fun for a great
cause,” says Jillian Fraser, Office Administrator at Sutton – Showplace Realty (2015).
“The theme this year was ‘superhero’ and as soon as I heard that I knew we needed to make capes and masks! I thought it would look cool to wear matching costumes. Another office administrator helped to sew the capes then I transferred on the Sutton logo. We made felt masks and off we went!”
Representing the office were REALTORS® and staff members: Crystal DeJager, Brad McGimp, Chris Kloot, Jake Siemens, Tibor Bogdan, Cameron Gemmell, Kim Parley, Laura Lindstrom, Jillian Fraser, Kathy Werner and Amber Siemens. Each made a personal contribution to the $1,000 total donation.
Bowl for Kids Sake is so popular that it takes place at multiple venues over multiple nights to accommodate as many players as possible. This is an event that Jillian highly recommends to other businesses looking for teambuilding with a charitable component. She notes that the evening included pizza, a photo booth and lots of opportunities to get silly with colleagues.
For nearly 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has made a positive difference in the lives of children and youth by matching them with caring adult mentors. Currently, more than 40,000 children are matched with volunteers in mentoring programs across Canada. The charity has a waiting list of young people hoping to find a volunteer to be their Big Brother or Big Sister.
Sutton is a 100% Canadian-owned and operated company with more than 8,000 REALTORS® in over 200 offices nationwide. To find out more about Sutton, visit www.sutton.com. To learn more about Sutton Spirit, visit www.suttonspirit.com.
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