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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Announces “Sports Buddies”- A New Mentoring Program

BBBS, Celebrating 50th Years in Middle Tennessee, Looks Ahead to an Innovative Future for Mentoring with New Program After 50 years of creating and supporting thousands of mentoring relationships, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (BBBS) is looking to transform the future of mentoring through the launch of a new mentoring program called “Sports…

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Franklin Wine Festival Celebrates 15 Years on October 25th, 2019 at the Factory in Franklin

Tickets are on sale now for the Franklin Wine Festival.

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National Recognition for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee

Melissa Hudson-Gant, CEO, receives 2018 Quality Award (center) Agency, Staff and Board Member Receive Nods of Excellence for Outstanding Service Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee received three national awards at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America national conference held recently in Charlotte, NC. Director of Match Support and Engagement, Amber Leach, received…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN Honors Volunteers of the Year

Gil Hanke and Alanna Dodd, Middle Tennessee Honorees Now Considered at State Level Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee announces their Volunteers of the Year for 2019, Big Brother Gil Hanke and Big Sister Alanna Dodd. Hanke has served as a volunteer mentor to his Little Brother Robert, who is currently in sixth grade,…

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Thank Mentors While You Can

January 31 is National Thank Your Mentor Day, a fitting final day end to National Mentoring Month. Many of us, myself included, have benefited greatly from the guidance provided by caring adults when we were beginning life’s journey.  I would bet that you, like I, did not necessarily realize the value of the investment being…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Names 2019 Board of Directors

Matt Knight to Serve as President Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee has announced its Executive Committee and Board of Directors for 2019. Serving as officers are: President, Matt Knight, FTB Advisors; President-Elect, John Hollingsworth, First Farmers & Merchants Bank; Past President, Chad Greer, Northwestern Mutual; Vice President, Chris Steigerwald, Messer Construction; Secretary, Ross…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Names COO

David Estrin joins regional mentoring organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee has named David Estrin as Chief Operating Officer.  Estrin will be leading the finance, human resources, and operations team of the regional mentoring organization that served 1,615 young people with a one-to-one mentor last year. Previously, Estrin served as the Director of…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Honors Tennessee Department of Correction

First Ever “Defender Of Potential” Award Presented at annual Breakfast Event at Music City Center Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee honored their partner of the year, Tennessee Department of Correction, (TDOC), with the inaugural “Defender of Potential” Award at their annual fundraising Breakfast held yesterday at Music City Center. More than 1,300 attendees…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Presents Inaugural Servant Leader Award

First Ever “Servant Leader” Award Presented at annual Breakfast Event at Music City Center Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee honored their former chief executive Carlyle Carroll at the mentoring organization’s annual Breakfast event held Tuesday at Music City Center. More than 1,300 attendees came together for the hour presentation of testimonials about the…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee Partners With Raphah Institute

Middle Tennessee organizations partner to pilot program to help divert young people out of the juvenile justice system Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee today announced a formal partnership with the Raphah Institute helping serve young people with a mentor. The regional mentoring organization is starting a pilot program, initially with up to five…

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