fundraising/events

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala, April 1, 2017
Join us for the 4th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala. We will have featured speaker former Penn State Wrestling National Champion and US Olympian, Frank Molinaro. 

“Bowl for Kids’s Sake,” April 7, 2018-Lewistown & April 26,2017- State College
Big Brothers Big Sisters presents Bowl for Kid’s sake which is a community event that brings together family, friends, local businesses, and Bigs and Littles for a weekend of light-hearted competition that directly benefits youth in Mifflin, Juniata, and Centre counties.

“On the Fly” PA Fly-Fishing Tournament, May 14, 2018
Wayne Harpster and his family offer their private waters on premiere Spruce Creek for our tournament. This unique one-fly tournament begins with breakfast, 2 fishing sessions, and lunch before concluding with a banquet and awards presentation. A team consists of 4 individuals with a rotating schedule of fishing, the legendary Joe Humphreys presents seminars and casting tactics; stream entomology, and fly tying demonstrations are also on site. All day tickets, banquet tickets, and other sponsorship opportunities are available.

“On the Green” Golf Tournament, June 15-16, 2018
The On the Green golf tournament takes place at Toftrees. Thursday evening includes a long drive qualifying competition, reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and dinner. Friday includes the tournament and awards luncheon.

Last Cruise Car & Motorcycle Show, July 29, 2018
A true “Best of the Best” car show on Allen Street in downtown State College, participants are invited based on their success in other competition and the quality of their vehicles.  Families can enjoy strolling amongst remarkable vehicles from times past and enjoy free activities for children as well.

“On the Field” Sporting Clay Tournament, September 22, 2017
A hearty lunch begins this sporting clays tournament followed by a practice session and a 12:30pm shotgun start. The tournament is played at Hillendale Hunt Club in Tyrone, on a 17-station course with 100 clay targets. The evening concludes with hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction showcase, followed by awards and the banquet. Pewter awards are the favorite among shooters and presented to team champion, lady champion and individuals. Banquet tickets and other sponsorship opportunities are available.

2016 Special Events Calendar

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YSB Special Events are held rain or shine.  Because these are charitable events, no refunds will be made if it becomes impossible to complete the event due to adverse weather or circumstances beyond the event committee’s control.

The office registration and financial information of the Centre County Youth Service Bureau may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

All these events promote a friendly atmosphere and camaraderie between new and old friends with the ambition of empowering children.   These events raise funds needed to maintain the broad range of programs and community-based services of the Centre County Youth Service Bureau, which includes the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.  The Youth Service Bureau is a non-profit human service agency and serves over 2,500 children, youth, and families every year and will continue to serve Centre County and surrounding counties as it has since 1968.