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Spelling Bee Winner Announced

March 15, 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area, Morning Star Family Medicine, and Averett University sponsored the local Spelling bee on Saturday, March 15th, 2015 at Blount Chapel. Twenty- four children local, private, and public schools participated in the “Bee.” Madison Fuentes was the pronouncer. The spellers went sixty-one rounds before a winner was announced. The 2014 winner was Jacob McDaniel (left to right), an 8th grader at Sacred Heart Private School….

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Danville Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Forty Years

By Heather Rosenbaum  – It’s a big anniversary for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Danville. This year they are celebrating 40 years. People in the program say that they have made a huge contribution to the community over the decades. Read more…

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50 Mentors Campaign (February 1 – March 22)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area is recruiting 50 mentors in 50 days to fill its waiting list of unmatched children in the area. The campaign runs from Feb. 1 to March 22. Everyone remembers someone special – a neighbor, professor, relative or friend – who broadened our horizons and brought a little magic into our lives. Maybe it was someone who taught you to throw a baseball or ride a bike; or…

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Start Something Again: Reunite Now with Big Brothers Big Sisters

If you’ve been a Big, Little, donor, or a Big Brothers Big Sisters family, staff or board member, we’ve missed you. You are an important part of why Big Brothers Big Sisters is the most impactful provider of professionally-supported volunteer mentoring services in the nation. Read more…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 1:00pm – 4:00pm (Riverside Lanes) Form a team of 4, collect $100/bowler in pledges, and be ready to have a good time! You will get a FREE game, FREE shoe rental, FREE t-shirt, and a chance to win lots of GREAT PRIZES! Want to bowl for 2 hours? Simply collect $150 in pledges! Register today and collect your pledges securely online at www.biglittledanville.org.

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Match of the Month (November 2012)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area has named Melvena Beasley and Tamir Wimbush as its Match of the Month for November. Beasley has made a difference in Tamir’s life by being a friend and showing Tamir the “positive” aspects of life. Melvena Beasley is a volunteer in Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Mentoring Program. She and her little have been matched in the community program for one year. Beasley sees her little and…

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January is National Mentoring Month

Presidential Proclamation — National Mentoring Month, 2013 NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH, 2013 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION: www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/12/31/presidential-proclamation-national-mentoring-month-2013

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Match of the Month (December 2012)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area has named Larry Pinchback and Lee Grant Nelson as its Match of the Month for December. Pinchback has made a difference in Lee Grant’s life by being a friend and showing Lee Grant the “positive” aspects of life. Larry Pinchback is a volunteer in Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Mentoring Program. He and his little have been matched in the community program since March 12, 2012. Pinchback…

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