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Big Brother Marvin Woodward Featured in Hartford Courant
When Marvin Woodward was 12 and growing up in Hartford’s
North End, he lost his 37-year old father Burnice, a Marine Corps veteran, to
colon cancer. That left his mom, Rebecca, to raise two kids on her own.
Connecticut's premier youth mentoring organization - formally honored five area Big Brothers and Big Sisters for making major contributions to advancing and changing the lives of children in need for the better. The awards were presented at Nutmeg's annual Big Brother Big Sister of the Year Awards.
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Achieves Large Attendance And Great Results At Bowl For Kids’ Sake Event
On the first full day of spring, more than 100 “Bigs’ -
adult mentors - and “Littles” - the children with whom they’re matched - traveled
from all over Connecticut to Spare Time Lanes in Vernon to take part in Bowl-for-Kids’-Sake,
a fundraiser that Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (Nutmeg) has held every year
since the late-1980s.
Caleb is 13-years-old and lives with his mother in East Hartford. He’s been attending the Woodland School, but is looking forward to beginning classes shortly at East Hartford Middle School. Unlike some boys his age, Caleb really enjoys going to school. He likes the daily interaction with his fellow students. And he’s very much stimulated by the intellectual challenges his classes offer – so much so that he’s worked hard to earn impressive grades on his recent report cards.
10-year Old Little Sister Leads Fundraising Effort for Nutmeg BBBS
Little Sister Alyssa and her Big Sister, Karen Perham-Lipmann, will be speaking at our gala November. Alyssa will be talking about the great match she has with her Big Sister Karen – but she recently let Karen know that she wants to do more than that.
Arthur and Edythe Director Family Fund Awards Grant
The Arthur and Edythe Director Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County has generously awarded a grant of $847.00 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters. This award is to be used to support mentoring programs for children and youth in Middlesex County.