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By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Young Professionals Committee to host Mission Launch event at Ceol, Thursday, July 7.

On Thursday, July 7, 2011, starting at 6:00 p.m., Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Young Professionals Committee (YPC) will be introducing themselves to the community at Ceol Irish Pub, 538 S. Virginia St., Reno.

Ceol will be extending their happy hour from 3 to 8 p.m., with $3 pints/house wine and well drinks. Appetizers and soft drinks courtesy of YPC’s sponsor, SilverSky Group.

People interested in joining the committee or becoming a mentor will have the opportunity to sign up at Ceol Irish Pub. BBBS mentors provide a valuable service to the community by helping children change their perspectives and their lives. BBBS currently has more than 200 children in need of mentors in the Reno/Sparks community.

About the Young Professionals Committee (YPC)
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Young Professionals Committee (YPC) was founded by enthusiastic young adult professionals who are committed “champions” of Big Brothers Big Sisters. They are a diverse group of dedicated men and women who volunteer their time, talents and energy to support BBBS.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Partnering with parents/guardians, schools, corporations and others in the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully matches children (“Littles”) with screened volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) and monitors and supports them in one-to-one mentoring matches throughout their course. The organization holds itself accountable for children in the program to achieve measureable outcomes, such as higher aspirations; greater confidence and better relationships; educational success; and avoidance of delinquency and other risky behaviors. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low income families or households where a parent is incarcerated. Big Brothers Big Sisters local office is located at 745 W. Moana Lane, Suite 200. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada serves 1,000 children in our local community. Learn how you can positively impact a child’s life, donate, or volunteer at bbbsnn.org.


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