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It’s the Simple Stuff. Be a Big.

Bigs needed: Agency's goal is to provide 1,200 children with mentors during 2016. The goal is within reach, but help is needed to ensure the target is achieved. Read on>

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  • Board Member Spotlight: Mary-Frances Oliphant
  • In this month's Board Member Spotlight we feature past-president Mary-Frances Oliphant.
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  • Staff Spotlight: Evelin Calderon
  • In this month's Staff Spotlight we feature match support specialist Evelin Calderon. 
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  • It’s the Simple Stuff. Be a Big.
  • Agency launches campaign to secure more mentors, serve 1,200 children
  • Kids in need of a mentor don’t have huge plans for what they’d like to do with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Rather, would-be mentees (Littles) want to do normal, everyday things with their mentors (Bigs).
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  • Board Member Spotlight: Ed Bernard
  • In this month's Board Member Spotlight we feature secretary Ed Bernard.
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  • Staff Spotlight: Amanda Cope
  • In this month's Staff Spotlight we feature Amanda Cope.
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  • 'It's been a joy ride': Match enters ninth year as graduation nears
  • “Two peas in a pod,” is how Big Brother Abdon Perez describes his friendship with his Little Brother Jaidyn. The two have the same interest in sports, love to barbeque, and even dress alike some days.
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  • 'It is a win for everyone': Local students' lives improve due to BBBS/CIS partnership
  • More than a decade ago when Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo (CIS) employees began identifying students in need of mentoring, the agency knew exactly where to turn: Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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