17 Aug
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BIG Art Show

The Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Art Show is a popular, one-day juried event that occurs every year on the third Saturday of August, that together with Petoskey’s Festival on the Bay, brings thousands of locals, seasonal residents and tourists to the area for the day. The 14th Annual BIG Art Show is nestled within Petoskey’s breathtaking and historic Pennsylvania Park located […]

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13 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey Have you ever heard the famous quote by William Shakespeare? “And though she may be but little. She is fierce.” Zoey is an adorably fun and energetic little girl. She is just of the many great children who are waiting for a mentor like YOU! Join us as a Defender of […]

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07 Mar
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NEW Match Moment: Krista & Ashanti

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Sister Krista and Little Sister Ashanti! Learn more about their story and why they are a perfect match. Ashanti Backstory: Ashanti was born pre-mature and given a failure to thrive diagnosis in her early months and years. She was adopted at the age of three and her dad refused to let […]

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06 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle Annabelle wishes for the world to have more sparkles, Peace on Earth and wants to be an actress when she grows up. All she needs is a Big Sister to stand up to defend her potential! There are 87 kids waiting for a mentor – they are waiting for someone like […]

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27 Feb
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan Evan has an incredible imagination and he’s waiting for a Big Brother who enjoys adventure just as much as he does. Join us as a Defender of Potential by becoming a Big today! There are over 80 kids waiting for a mentor — they are waiting for someone like you! To learn […]

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06 Feb
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NEW Match Moment: Chris & Keegan

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Brother Chris and Little Brother Keegan! Keegan and his mom moved back from Texas after Keegan’s dad was incarcerated.  She sought out our program, as her nephew has had a Big Brother for 3 years and she sees the positive impact it has made for him.  She hopes that Keegan could […]

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17 Dec
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Potential. Empowered.

When Big Sister Brittany was growing up, her older sister had a Big Sister, and Brittany saw the impact of mentoring firsthand. Inspired by her sister’s Big, Brittany became a Big herself. And that’s how she met her Little, Alexis. Knowing how much Alexis loved horses, Brittany bought her a little unicorn necklace. She wrapped […]

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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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