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  • Thank you to the 2014 Benefit Dinner sponsors
  • We are grateful to the more than 80 local businesses and organizations that generously sponsored the 2014 Benefit Dinner. Click "more" for a full list of the sponsors that are helping to change local children's lives for the better, forever.
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  • Big offers knowledge, male point of view to Little Brother
  • Little Brother Collin says he wouldn’t be the person he is today without the guidance of his Big Brother: “There is some knowledge you can only get from another guy and I needed his male point of view.”
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  • Little reaps consistency, silliness from match
  • Sam Peters, a Gull Lake High School senior, has been mentoring his Little Brother Wesley for the last two school years. If it hadn’t been for Sam’s dedication, the match would have ended prematurely.

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  • Site-based mentoring brings significant, life-changing results
  • When thinking of Big Brothers Big Sisters, most people think of community-based matches where the Big and Little share experiences throughout the community. The majority of Littles are placed in these traditional matches. However, there are two other types of matches that are growing in numbers: school and site-based programs.
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  • Congratulations! Littles and Bigs graduate
  • Congratulations to the many Littles and Bigs who graduated this spring! We're proud of you and look forward to hearing about your future accomplishments.
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  • Big Brother, Big Sister named STAR Award winners
  • We were thrilled to see Bob Gazi and Tiffany Overbeek awarded the Family Volunteer Group STAR Award. Bob and Tiffany have each had a Little since 2007 (right before they were married) and host the very popular annual Halloween party for matches. Bob and Tiffany are very deserving of this honor for all they have done – and continue to do – for their Littles and for all of our matches. Congratulations!
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