GraduationMentor is a new United Way-funded program from Big Brothers Big Sisters that is seeking 26 mentors, especially those of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, to be matched with ninth graders facing adversity at Parkland High School. The time commitment is only one hour a week for one year, and mentors would not meet when school is not in session.
More than 50 Big Brothers and Sisters, as well as their Littles, attended ‘Cue in the Quarter, a free event planned by the Bigs Council of Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, which was held behind the Kimpton Cardinal (former RJR Building) at the corner of Fourth and North Church streets from 5-9:30 p.m on Friday, Sept. 8
Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was the keynote speaker and Wanda Starke was honored for more than 20 years of service at An Evening of Magic, celebrating 40 years of mentoring magic, thanks to donors like you!
This year's Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) will focus on reading, but will also feature Bali dancing instruction, the Wise Guys character development curriculum and beauty workshops hosted by a professional makeup artist.
RAI (Reynolds American
Inc.) and employees from its subsidiaries bowled a perfect game for children in
our community with $87,000 in financial support during Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Big
Brothers Big Sisters Services’ signature fundraising event.