Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates community partners in a big way

73rd Annual Volunteer Recognition and BIG Celebration

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County will honor “Bigs of the Year” and community partners for outstanding service rendered, during their BIG Celebration. This evening of excellence will be complete with awards, recognition of milestone anniversaries, music, dinner, dancing, and everything the community needs to have fun and feel appreciated. The “Driving the Future” themed event will commence at 7:00pm on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at General Motors’s newly renovated, historic Durant-Dort Factory One building, 303 W. Water Street, in downtown Flint.

“Today’s youth propel tomorrow’s progress, and Big Brothers Big Sisters and its volunteers fuel the youth, today,” Amber Williams, Board Member and Event Chair, affirms that this organization’s mission to provide children with life changing relationships is attained through the time and resources donated by members of the community. Contributions from this year’s BIG Celebration will benefit mentor programming statistically proven to build confidence, encourage positive interaction, and reduce risky behaviors in youth around Flint and Genesee County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County is grateful for the following contributors who have, to date, committed to being event sponsors:

Big John Steak and Onion

Goyette Mechanical Co. - Bois

UAW 1D - HAP - Genesee Health System -ELGA Credit Union

Drs. Bobby & Nitta Mukkamala - MTA

Event sponsors are still welcome. Please visit www.bbbsflint.org or contact the office at (810) 235-0617 for more information.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters - The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that will change their lives for the better, forever.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County, previously Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint, has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, one-to-one, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), age 6 through 18, in communities across Flint and Genesee County. The organization.

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