03 Nov
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Mitch Albom Event

Mitch Albom  |  Charity Benefit Celebrating Mitch Albom’s New Novel November 3, 2018 |  7:00 PM  |  Traverse City, MI A night of enlightenment, conversation and laughter to support at-risk children in northwestern Michigan through the celebration of Mitch Albom’s new novel The Next Person You Meet in Heaven. Proceeds from the evening will go […]

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23 Aug
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TC Offshore Boating Group Raises Thousands for BIGS

Traverse City, MI — On Saturday, August 18, 2018, more than 50 powerboat owners and members of the TC Invitational Offshore Powerboat Association held the Inaugural TC Poker Run on West Bay, raising nearly $30,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. “We are just so pleased to be able to make an impact on children in […]

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17 Jul
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Don’t Miss the 12th Annual BIG Art Show

 The 12th Annual BIG Art Show is Saturday, August 19th at Petoskey’s Pennsylvania Park from 10am to 5pm. 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 […]

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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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