12 Mar
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Great Email Templates for Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Joined Bowl for Kids’ Sake and wondering what you should write in the email to your friends, family and co-workers?? Check out these awesome templates! If you are participating in Traverse City: Email Templates for Participants TC If you are participating in Harbor Springs: Email Templates for Participants HS Haven’t joined Bowl for Kids’ Sake […]

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13 Jul
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Grants Support School-Based Mentoring!

The Charlevoix Area Community Foundation, Hestia Women’s Giving Circle, and the Char/Em United Way each provided funding to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan (BIGS) begin a new School-Based mentoring program at Charlevoix Elementary School. Funds will be used to expand the current number of children being served, with a goal of adding […]

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06 Jul
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Bigs Receives National Quality Award

At its National Conference in San Diego, California on June 26, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America presented our local Big’s office with the National Quality Award for the second year in a row.  This award, from the National Leadership Council (NLC), is bestowed to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mentoring agencies nationwide for meeting or exceeding […]

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05 Aug
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First EVER Bigs Golf Event!!

Big Brothers Big Sisters First Annual Golf Event Thursday, September 1st LochenHeath Golf Club Sponsorship opportunities available! Bigs Golf Invitational:  USGA handicap index of 12.0 or under required Start time 8:00am Details click here Bigs Golf Scramble: Only 4 spots left!! Shotgun start at 2:00pm 4 person scramble Details click here Can’t Join Us But Want To […]

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05 Aug
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Don’t Miss the 2016 BIG Art Show!

Make it a day full of adventure!! You can enjoy strolling through historic Pennsylvania Park finding treasures provided by the talented artisans in our show, peruse the beautiful downtown area and take in the offerings of the Festival on the Bay! Interested in being a vendor? We still have a few booth openings! To apply, click here. Check […]

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18 Jul
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Sport Clips Helps Big Brothers Big Sisters

Sport Clips Haircuts, located in the South Crossings Plaza at 2508 Crossing Circle in Traverse City, presented a $1,000.00 donation to Cecilia Chesney, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan.   As part of their grand opening celebration, Sport Clips asked their clients to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters and offered free […]

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28 Jun
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives Grant from Hestia Women’s Giving Circle

At its Annual Meeting tonight at the Petoskey Bay View Country Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters will receive a grant award for $3,500 from the Hestia Women’s Giving Circle. Hestia is a group of local women who started making grants in 2007 and is committed to making a difference in the lives of women and […]

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24 Jun
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Cherryland Cares Makes a Big Difference for Kids in Community!

Thanks to Cherryland Electric Cooperative members who participate in “Operation Round Up” and choose to round up their monthly electrical bill to the nearest dollar, Cherryland Cares has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters with $6,000 to arrange academic tutoring for some very-deserving kids in the program. Cherryland Cares is a five-member board, made up of […]

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08 Jun
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Char-Em United Way Awards Bigs with$8,000 Grant

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Michigan is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $8,000 Community Investment Grant from the Char/Em United Way. The funds from this grant will go towards supporting mentoring relationships throughout Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. In May, the Char/Em United Way Grant Committee reviewed grant applications from several […]

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25 May
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2016 BIG Art Show in Petoskey

 Saturday, August 20, 2016 10am – 5pm Pennsylvania Park Petoskey, MI Join us in the historical Pennsylvania Park in Petoskey for our annual BIG Art Show! In fact, make it a day full of adventure in Petoskey – you can enjoy the day finding treasures provided by the talented artisans in our show, stroll around the […]

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