first_imgby Amber Schmitz, Sumner Newscow — The annual fundraising event for Bowl for Kids Sake will be held Saturday, April 7 with session at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Meadow Lanes in Wellington. The money will go toward the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization by providing mentorship to children who may face adverse situations.It doesn’t take much to make a difference in a child’s life. Through BBBS people can build strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better.Currently, there are 51 youth in Sumner County who have requested a one-to-one mentoring relationship. Since 2000, BBBS has been serving youth in Sumner County. Youth ranging from ages 5-17, along with their parents and/or guardians must both wish to participate in the program. Parents and guardians of the participating youth must complete an application for the school based program. Those wishing to match with a volunteer outside of the school must go through an intake process including orientation, personal safety training, and an interview.Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school, or earned a GED. All volunteers must commit to one year of service, complete an application, background checks, an information session and interview. They must have a vehicle, valid insurance and driver’s license to participate outside of school. There are also couple and family matches which allow either spouse to participate individually and be matched with either a boy or girl.Their annual fundraising and recruitment campaign, Bowl for Kids Sake, raises funds for Sumner County events that serve the county’s youth. Businesses can help by providing sponsorships, organizing teams, and providing prizes for participants. Groups of youth or adults can form a team of six, with a goal of raising $960, to support a match for one year. Participants receive two games of bowling, pizza, drinks, and the opportunity to win door prizes. Individuals who raise $160 will be awarded with a t-shirt.Wellington’s event will be held Saturday, April 7, with sessions at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Another event will be held in Derby on April 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.Grab some friends or family, form a bowling team, and help out the youth of Sumner County!Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

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first_imgTHE AIR CORRIDOR between Dublin and London is the second-busiest international route in the world, new statistics published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show.The route carried 3.6 million passengers last year, behind Chinese Taipei – Hong Kong, which ferried 4.9 million people.The 2013 numbers are a 6.9% increase on the previous year, and put the route ahead of Jakarta-Singapore, which saw 3.4 million trips in 2012.The figures are contained in the IATA’s World Air Transport Statistics yearbook, published today.IATA said that the real price of air travel fell by 7.4% last year, with the global economic impact of aviation pegged at $2.4 trillion (€1.8 trillion). The skies over the UK and Ireland this afternoon. Source: Flightradar24.comAirlines carried over 3.1 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, with carriers in the Asia-Pacific ferrying the largest number in any one region at 1.012 billion, an increase of almost 10% on the previous year.Europe was the second most densely trafficked region with 925.9 million, followed by North America with 818.9 million.Fuel consumption represented only around 2% of all fossil fuels burned worldwide for all purposes, and 12% of that used for transportation.Almost 48 million tonnes of cargo was transported by air last year.There are almost 100,000 flights worldwide every day.Read: Dublin could soon have a direct flight to…Addis Ababa>Read: Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they’ve still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month>last_img read more

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first_img Three level III sex offenders, considered most likely to re-offend, have recently registered at new addresses in Vancouver. None are wanted by police at this time.• Joseph L. Barber, 26, was recently released from the Airway Heights Corrections Center and moved to the 1000 block of West 12th Street. In 2003, he pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted child molestation. According to court documents, Barber, then 15, sexually assaulted a 3-year-old male relative. In 2011, he was convicted of third-degree rape for sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman he knew.He’s described as 6 feet tall and 152 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He will be monitored by the Washington State Department of Corrections, the Vancouver Police Department Sex Offender Tracking Unit and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registration Unit.• Patrick R. King, 61, recently registered as a transient. King was convicted of indecent liberties in 1984. He sexually abused a 8-year-old girl while baby-sitting her, according to court documents. He threatened to kill the victim if she disclosed the assault. In 1997, he pleaded guilty to first-degree child molestation of a 5-year-old girl whom he knew.He’s described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 210 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. He’s known to drive a white 1977 Tioga motor home, with Washington license plates AHM6570, along with a gray 1983 Pontiac Firebird with plates AAG7380. Joseph L. Barberlast_img read more

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