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Senior Mentors Recognized for their Service by Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
A group of senior mentors were recently recognized by Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters for the remarkable impact they’ve made on the lives of children-in-need who attend elementary and middle schools, Head Start programs and daycare centers in Greater Hartford and at other assigned stations in the region.
Rock Cats Play Host To Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
Thanks to the generosity of the New Britain Rock Cats, 88 Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the children they mentor from Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters were recently gifted with free tickets so they could enjoy nine innings of top flight baseball action at historic New Britain Stadium as the Rock Cats played against the famed Altoona Curve.
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters "Littles" Enjoy Activities Hosted By Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
On a sun-saturated June Saturday, Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland opened its gates to 212 "Bigs" (adult mentors) and "Littles" (children being mentored) from Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters. This is the seventh consecutive year for the Brownstone-hosted event, called Mentoring-In-Motion.
Bank of America donates $7,500 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has provided $7,500 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Connecticut’s premier youth mentoring organization. The donation is designated for mentoring programs for Hartford youth.
Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 To Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has presented a check for $10,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, the state's premier youth mentoring organization. The funds, generated by the retailer's recent charity golf tournament, will be used to move children off Nutmeg's waiting list and into productive, life-affirming match relationships with caring adult role models.
5 Mentors Honored at Annual Big Brother Big Sister of the Year Awards
On May 8, Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters – Connecticut’s premier youth mentoring organization - will formally recognize five state “Bigs” (adult mentors) for making a significant contribution to advancing the mentoring concept and for changing the lives of children in need for the better. The awards are to be presented at Nutmeg’s annual Big Brother Big Sister of the Year Awards, to be held at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center in Wethersfield.
Seven Graduate from Beyond School Walls Site-Based Program
Twenty-five very excited third, fourth and fifth graders from New Britain's Lincoln Elementary School gathered recently at Comcast's Western New England Regional Office for the final session of the "Beyond School Walls" mentoring program for the academic year. The program's usual agenda was abbreviated for the day so plenty of time could be allotted to a pomp-laden graduation ceremony during which seven of the mentees were awarded specially created diplomas presented by Andy Fleischmann, President and CEO of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters.