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Big Brothers Big Sisters Names Executive Assistant

By Cathy Hardy on Sept. 12, 2014, at 3:40 p.m.
CAMDEN, Maine – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is pleased to announce the hiring of Marilyn Nichols as the agency’s Executive Assistant. In this position, she will work with the CEO and Development Director to assist with office administration, special events logistics and planning, answer and direct incoming phone calls, …
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Heather Mott

Mott selected as board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine

By Cathy Hardy on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine has announced its newest board member, Heather Mott of Bangor. She is the branch manager of BONNEY Staffing Center of Bangor, an organization that recruits, screens and places applicants in general office as well as light industrial positions at hundreds of …
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John Snyder, Hermon Meadows Golf Club, Alex Gaeth, CEO for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine, and Matt Alaimo, Chairman of the Golf Fore Kids’ Sake event in Penobscot County.  Interested foursomes are encouraged to call 236-2227 to register their team for the August 22nd  event.

BBBS GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT LOCAL CHILDREN

By Cathy Hardy on June 27, 2014, at 9:38 a.m.
(Bangor) The Hermon Meadows golf course will be the setting and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine will be the beneficiary of a new golf tournament to help local Penobscot County children facing adversity. The “Golf Fore Kids’ Sake” tournament will take place on Friday, August 22 with a field …
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Photo 3 – BFKS event coordinator Dawn DeBois (L) with Penobscot County’s Grand Prize Winner, Erin Underwood of the Hannaford, Hampden store.  Underwood won a tabletop Webber grill donated by Dunnett’s of Bangor.

Photo 4 - Photo 4 – Kurt Anderson and his Little Brother Joseph, a BBBS Community-Based Match.

BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE RAISES OVER $206,000 FOR BBBS OF MID-MAINE

By Cathy Hardy on May 29, 2014, at 4:25 p.m.
(Bangor) The final results of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake are in! The event was held in Penobscot County from March 27 – April 2; in the Midcoast from April 1-12; and in Kennebec Valley from May 1-10 and drew 346 teams and 1,749 bowlers. …
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Members of the Central Maine United U-16 Girls Premiere soccer team formed several bowling teams at last year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake event in Waterville, and raised $850 to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine.

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks teams to ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

By Cathy Hardy on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is inviting businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. Bowlers on each team raise pledge money to support youth mentoring in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo counties. Once again, the agency will hold three separate …
Machias Savings Bank presents Community Development grant check

Machias Savings Bank awards Big Brothers Big Sisters $2,000 grant

By Cathy Hardy on Dec. 23, 2013, at 2:49 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine was the recent recipient of a $2,000 Community Development Grant from Machias Savings Bank. The grant was to support the agency’s 1-to-1 Youth Mentoring program in Knox County. Local elementary schools included in the program are South School in Rockland, Vinalhaven School, Appleton Village …
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BBBS receives $5,000 grant check from Bank of America.

Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Bank of America grant

By Cathy Hardy on Dec. 16, 2013, at 4:28 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine was the recent recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation to support the agency’s 1-to-1 Youth Mentoring program in six Maine counties. The agency serves more than 500 children in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo counties. “Bank of …
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Dawn DeBois, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s new Community-Based and Special Events Manager in Penobscot County.

DeBois named community-based and special events manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters

By Cathy Hardy on Nov. 18, 2013, at 3:50 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is pleased to announce that Dawn DeBois of Hermon has been named Community-Based and Special Events Manager. In this position, she will be responsible for recruiting, interviewing, screening and training prospective new mentors to serve as Big Brothers and Big Sisters. She will also …
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Denise Gianini

Gianini named program director

By Cathy Hardy on Oct. 23, 2013, at 5:16 p.m.
The Y and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Waterville and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine are pleased to name Denise Gianini of Manchester as the Program Director for the collaborative Reach and Rise mentoring program. The program will provide an opportunity for youth ages 6-12 with caring mentors …

Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Mid-Maine receives Plum Creek grant

By Cathy Hardy on Oct. 11, 2013, at 11:05 a.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine recently received a $1,000 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation to support its 1-to-1 youth mentoring program in Penobscot and Somerset counties. This program serves children who come primarily from single parent, low income families and struggle socially and academically. Big Brothers Big Sisters …
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks School Coordinators for 2013-14 School Year

By Cathy Hardy on Sept. 26, 2013, at 9:06 a.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBSMM) is looking for community minded volunteers to serve as School Coordinators at its School-Based Mentoring sites this fall. Coordinators are adults from the community who can dedicate 1½ hours for one day each week from October through May (except school vacation weeks) to …
 
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