On Friday, September 21st Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area experienced a concert by the Morgan State Choir at GW High School. The youth thoroughly enjoyed the pleasant music and joyful songs.
Photo by Von Wellington
On Thursday, September 20th The Men’s Ministry of the Ascension Lutheran Church met up with our boys for their monthly adventure. This event was held at Riverside Lanes where they all enjoyed bowling, hot dogs and hamburgers. There were many strikes in the game that landed many smiles on the youth and volunteers faces. Our youth are so excited to see what’s in store for next time. This event was a “BIG” hit!
On Wednesday, September 19th our girls from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area joined Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church for a Potluck Supper. The youth feasted on sloppy joe sliders, chicken nuggets, chocolate cake, and chocolate chip cookies. They also used paper hands for the icebreaker and played “Reach Out and Touch Somebody’s Hand” with members of the congregation and the Evangelism team.
The Daly Seven Corporation in conjunction with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area kicked off the Daly’s Day of Donating on Wednesday, August 1st. The Daly Seven Corporation staff and leaders choose a total of three sites in Danville, VA, Greensboro, NC, and Raleigh, NC, to host the events. Tammy Hobbs, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing was the event coordinator. The face painting , a photo booth, skating, snacks, food, and giveaways all were included in this spectacular day at Skatetown. Joe Daly, Corporate Director of Sales opened up this event with a smile and plenty of fun. This marks the second year that the Daly’s Corporation has privileged the organization with this event.
Approximately 40 “littles”, “Bigs” and staff went to the Kaleideum North Museum (SciWorks) in Winston-Salem, NC on Friday, July 27th. The museum includes interactive science learning areas, a planetarium, exhibits, and an outdoor environmental park. They all had an opportunity to learn about the solar system and galaxy. After a day of learning, the youth and volunteers enjoyed a meal at the local K&W.