15 Feb 2016

26th Annual Burger Bash To Be Held at CHS on Tuesday, Feb. 16

The Big Buddy Program will host the 26th Annual Burger Bash Scholarship Fundraiser, Feb. 16, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Catholic High School.

A $10 donation allows attendees to enjoy a meal complete with burger (and all the fixiní´s), chips, ice cream and soft drink. To-go orders are welcome and will be ready for pick-up beginning at 5:30 p.m. Burgers may be ordered in advance via the Big Buddy website at www.bigbuddyprogram.org, by calling or stopping by the Big Buddy Office (1415 Main Street í 225-388-9737) or you may purchase at the door. In addition, entertainment for the evening will be provided by enrichment programs from area schools. 

As a special offer for those who work the night shift, orders of ten (10) or more burgers are eligible for free delivery. Delivery orders must be paid in advance and will be between 6 and 8 p.m.

The burgers are grilled by the Catholic High Mení´s Club. The CHS Cheerleaders and other student volunteers with be participating.

The Big Buddy Burger Bash Scholarship fundraiser was established in 1990 to award deserving Little Buddies of the program with financial support as they pursued post high school educational
endeavors. All funds raised at the Burger Bash go directly to support the scholarship recipients.

Over the past 26 years, more than 50 scholarships have been awarded to Little Buddies in need of financial assistance as they attend various colleges and universities. The Big Buddy Program is a local non-profit (501(c)(3))youth services agency that provides positive role models and quality learning experiences to over 1,000 disadvantaged youth weekly. For over 30 years the Big Buddy Program has provided children and youth with positive adult role models through the Big Buddy/Little Buddy mentoring programs; character education and leadership sessions; after school programs, holiday camps and summer enrichment programs; teen programs, and literacy skills.