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  • Board Member Spotlight: Ann Woolley
  • In this month's Board Member Spotlight we feature president-elect Ann Woolley.
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  • Staff Spotlight: Patricia Gardenhire
  • In this month's Staff Spotlight we feature Patricia Gardenhire.
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  • New Feature: Board Member Spotlight
  • With this new feature, we will highlight a Big Brothers Big Sisters' board member each month. First up... Dan Hinkle
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  • New Feature: Staff Spotlight - Amber Hojnacki
  • We're starting a new feature: Staff Spotlight. Once a month we'll highlight one of our own. First up... Amber Hojnacki
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  • 'She teaches me as much as I teach her'
  • Little Sister Rebecca and Big Sister Sharon Zinser share a sense of adventure and an appreciation for being “goofy.” And when they are together, they laugh – a lot. It all comes together in a strong friendship.
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  • Marshall High School Bigs program boosts Littles’ emotional growth
  • Sometimes all a child needs to stay engaged in school is having one thing to look forward to. For some Marshall students that something is a Big Brother or a Big Sister.


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  • Site-based programs growing, offer flexibility to Bigs
  • When people think about Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mentoring, most often our community-based model comes to mind. They picture a Big picking a Little up at their home and heading out to take in a ball game, go to a museum, or enjoy a meal out. For many of our matches this is the case, but this vision of a “typical” match is changing.
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