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Big Brothers Big Sisters receives $58,000

CELINA — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize, and Van Wert counties was recently awarded $58,200 through a new Ohio Department of Education program.

The Community Connectors is a new school mentorship program meant to bring together families, community organizations, faith-based organizations, businesses, and others to help motivate and inspire Ohio students. The program awarded $6.8 million in its first year this year to be shared among 82 community partnerships. Read more →

Jeneration Fitness Takes a Spin with Big Brothers Big Sisters

grand opening - AbbyAs you may already know, Jen Thompson, owner of Jeneration Fitness, is competing as a star dancer in the upcoming Dancing with the BIG Stars, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize, and Van Wert Counties (BBBS). BBBS provides youth facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better forever. The agency offers various youth mentoring programs including Community Based Mentoring, After School Buddies Programs, Lunch Club Programs, Supper Club, and AmachiOhio. Read more →

Big Brothers Big Sisters Presents Dancing with the BIG Stars

Cast Reveal #2There is no other place to be on Saturday, November 14 than at the Overdrive, located at 3769 U.S. 127, Celina, OH 45822, for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Dancing with the BIG Stars event! This event is based off of the popular TV show, Dancing with the Stars. A group of prominent community members from throughout the area will put on their “boogie shoes” and test their newly learned dancing skills with their experienced dance partners. Read more →

Tee Off for Youth Mentoring

GolferBig Brothers Big Sisters will host its 20th Annual Golf for Kids’ Sake Event on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the Mercer County Elks Golf Course. Proceeds will benefit the numerous youth mentoring programs offered to children facing adversity in Mercer, Auglaize, and Van Wert Counties. Read more →