On Wednesday, April 18th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area joined together with The Ascension Lutheran Church Men’s Fellowship for an event entitled, “Lights On in My Home” . Male littles were able to conduct an electric experiment teaching them how to change batteries and given a U/L approved tester to check electrical outlets. The littles will be participating in a building project with the Men’s Fellowship next month. For more information about this program, call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Tuesday, April 17th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area joined with The Averett University Men’s Basketball team for the “Bigs: Safety Training”. The purpose of this celebration was to encourage a better understanding of what is and what isn’t appropriate mentor behavior. Darin Ketner, James Contreras, and Brandon Baker were awarded with certificates for four years of dedicated services as mentors. Austin Deluca was awarded with a certificate for two years of his dedicated service as well. A special thanks to Assistant Coach David Gurganus, Pat Daniel, Head Coach David Doino, and Assistant Coach DJ Woodmore (pictured from left to right) for their role in this program. For more information about our agency, please call Pat Daniel(434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Monday, April 9th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area in conjunction with members of the Jr. Wednesday Club came together for “Yoga Night”. The young ladies participated in Yoga led by instructor Christina Decker. Then the littles played a “Get to Know You” game with M& M’s. Then they finished the night with a healthy dinner. For more information about this program, call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
The Westmoreland Neighborhood Churches held ecumenical Lenten Services from February 14th 2018 – March 29th 2018. The services included Ash Wednesday and Maundy Thursday services. Teachings were done from the “Loving Generously” series at neighborhood churches. On Thursday, March 29th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area was the recipient of the non-profit donation. The Executive Director Patricia M. Daniel was presented with the check. Pictured from left to right is Rev. Ernest Young III, Patricia Daniel, and Rev. Ronald Johnson. For more information about this program, call Patricia Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Thursday, March 29th a few “littles” of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area along with members of the Jr. Wednesday Club enjoyed a “Make Your Dinner Event” at the United Way. The girls were able to make their own tacos and made smoothies for dessert. They also played board games and other activities. For more information about the program, call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.