15 Aug
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Big Art Show 2020

Artists, Friends and Guests of the Big Art Show: The Big Art Show has a long-standing tradition as a summer event and is widely anticipated among the community.  As the Big Art Show moves forward, ensuring safety, we hope it will lift the hearts and spirits within the Petoskey community while providing our artists with […]

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06 Aug
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BIG NEWS: Bigs hosts Big Art Show, The Art of Social Distancing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2020 The Art of Social Distancing The BIG Art Show PETOSKEY, MI —The Big Art Show hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters returns to Pennsylvania Park on Saturday, August 15, 2020. This Big Art Show is a popular, one-day juried event held every year on the third Saturday in August, […]

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20 May
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Big Inspiration: Despite Social Distancing, Match Thrives

Despite Social Distancing, Match Thrives Little Sister Skye has always had a dynamic, outgoing, full of life personality and has never been afraid to be her authentic self. She is incredibly talented and has the BIGGEST heart – she is always the one to embrace others and make sure everyone is included. While Skye’s energy […]

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13 May
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Virtual Mentoring: Program Modifications & Future Impact

Virtual Mentoring: Program Modifications & Future Impact In the early phase of the Stay-at-Home Executive Order, the Bigs’ team quickly transitioned our program to offer a host of connective opportunities to our Bigs and Littles in addition to providing resources and assistance to families. Our team has been in constant contact with our Bigs, Littles […]

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18 Apr
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Big Little Hero Race 2020

2020 RACE UPDATE 3/18/2020: The 6th Annual Big Little Hero Race has been cancelled, and although we are sad, we are so proud and thankful for all the hard work, dedication and commitment the Communications students at NMC have put into this great event.  We are deeply grateful for the continued support of our sponsors and […]

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25 Sep
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BIG NEWS: “30 Bigs in 30 Days”

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 18, 2019                                                                                                   […]

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19 Jun
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Kids on our Waitlist

KIDS ON OUR WAITLIST Meet some of the kids waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Spending just a few hours a month enjoying your favorite activities with a Little Brother or Little Sister can change your lives. Become a Defender of Potential! Questions: Bigsupnorth.com/volunteer or (231) 946-2447.  

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18 Jun
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BIG Moment for Little Sister Haven

BIG MOMENT: Big Sister Kathy & Little Sister Haven  Haven is 17 years old and one of six kids. Her mom is a single-parent and came to our program looking for support for Haven and her three older siblings. The family moved to different homes several times and Haven was enrolled in five different elementary […]

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24 May
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BIG Moment: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul

MATCH MOMENT: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul Big Brother John and Little Brother Saul were matched when Saul was a 1st grader. After two great school years together, John and Saul wanted to explore activities outside of school and decided to transition their match to the community-based program. Their friendship quickly blossomed to […]

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