Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 46th Annual Golf Tournament And Party Expands To Offer S omething For Everyone

In North Texas On May 6 All of North Texas is invited to the 46th Annual Bright Realty Golf Classic, Fas hion & Trunk Show, and Party Under the Stars on May 6 at The Lakes at Castle Hil ls Golf Club. The all-day event will put more than 500 children into caring ment or relationships. Dallas, TX, USA, April 05, 2013 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters wants all of North T exas to ‘play hooky’ on Monday, May 6 at the Lakes at Castle Hills Golf Club in Lewi sville to have some fun and make a big difference in the lives of local children . Between a top-rated golf tournament, a fashion & trunk show, and an evening wi th dining, dancing and auctions, there will be something for everyone. Kicking off the day’s festivities is the 46th Annual Bright Realty Golf Classic an d Bright Realty Corporate Championship presented by American Airlines Center. Co nsistently rated as one of the Top 10 charity golf events in Dallas-Fort Worth b y the Dallas Business Journal, the tournament will offer options for both the re creation and competitive player. The morning Championship will be a stroke play two-man best ball event that is strictly based on U.S.G.A rules. Prizes will be awarded for the low team score and low individual score. The long-standing Class ic event will remain as a second option for those who enjoy a traditional shotgu n scramble. This event is for all skill levels with mulligans and fun games. Championship golfers will tee-off Monday, May 6, for an 8 a.m. start and Classic golfers will have a 2 p.m. shotgun start. Both tournaments will be held at The Lakes at Castle Hills in Lewisville. To register and for more information, visit www.bbbstx.org/GOLF or call 817.905.GOLF. For North Texans interested in things other than playing golf, Big Brothers Big Sisters invites them to our Fashion & Trunk Show from 4:30-6:30. Also at The Lak es at Castle Hills, guests will shop various boutiques all while sipping on sign ature cocktails. Everyone will also enjoy a private fashion show and receive the latest scoop on what trends are hot this summer. The $45 ticket price includes cocktails, door prizes and admission into the evening’s ‘Party Under the Stars.’ Tournament participants and Trunk Show guests receive complementary admission in to ‘Party Under the Stars’. To purchase Trunk Show / Party tickets, visit bbbstx.org /party. Immediately after the tournaments and fashion show, everyone is invited to enjoy an evening of gourmet food and drinks poolside, as well as music by DJ Lucy Wru bel, and a silent and live auction. All proceeds from the day’s events will directly benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2012, the event raised in excess of $200,000 for the children of North Texas , helping to take 400 children off the waiting list and into caring mentor relat ionships. Sponsors for this year’s golf tournaments include Bright Realty, American Airlines Center, FastSigns, Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc., Rent-A-Center, Autobahn Motorc ar Group, Dallas Digital Services and GrandLuxe Magazine. Trunk Show sponsors ar e BlinQ Boutique, Ultimat Vodka, Swagg Magazine and Kendra Scott Jewelry. Party Under the Stars sponsors include FastSigns, Patron Tequila, Bud Light and The La kes at Castle Hills. About Big Brothers Big Sisters: Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mento ring organization, holds itself accountable for children in its program to achie ve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behavior

s; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Partneri ng with parents/guardians, schools, corporations and others in the community, Bi g Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children (“Littles”) with screened volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) and monitors and supports these one-to-one mentoring matches throug hout their course. The first-ever Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Summar y, released in 2012, substantiates that its mentoring programs have proven, posi tive academic, socio-emotional and behavioral outcomes for youth, areas linked t o high school graduation, avoidance of juvenile delinquency and college or job r eadiness. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often those of sing le or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or servin g in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 85-year history. Big Brothe rs Big Sisters Lone Star serves over 30,000 children, volunteers and families th rough 20 offices and over 100 counties in Texas. Learn how you can positively im pact a child’s life - donate or volunteer at bbbstx.org. Contact: Elizabeth Peichel Big Brothers Big Sisters 450 E John Carpenter Freeway, Irving TX 75062 214-336-8344 epeichel@bbbstx.org http://www.bbbstx.org