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Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting Big Magic Breakfast
Author: Heidi Reynolds | April 18, 2012 | No comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts Executive Bowl
Author: Heidi Reynolds | December 7, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED to correct spelling of Tom Metelman's name CEDAR RAPIDS -- Eighteen leaders from area companies and organizations participated in the Executive Bowl hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Cedar Rapids Bowling Center. The ...

After Hard Times, Volunteering Fulfills Woman’s Life
Author: Dave Rasdal | November 28, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — If you’d like to feel rich this time of year, take a page from Irene Detert’s book of life. Irene, 92, lives on about $800 a month. That’s $675 in Social Security benefits and $120 from her Kmart pension. Yet she thrives on ...

Author: Heidi Reynolds | November 10, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., November 9, 2011 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa has been honored for being ranked 7th in the nation out of mroe than 360 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies in 12-month retention rates for both site-based and community-based ...

Got time to help others, or need some? There’s a bank for that
Author: mollyrossiter | December 30, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Natalya Resendez and her husband, Ricardo, moved to Cedar Rapids from Roanoke, Va., about a year ago when Ricardo was transferred for work. With no friends or family in the area, Natalya Resendez, 35, wanted to find a way to connect with others ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Welcomes New Board Members
Author: Trina Roos | November 23, 2010 | No comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters welcomes new community members to their Board of Directors: (Top row, left to right) Heather Gerber of Bohr, Dahm, Greif & Associates Robert Haag of Rockwell Collins Joe Schemmel of Rockwell Collins (Bottom row, left to right) Emily Ellingson of Lynch Dallas PC Chris Banse of McGladrey & ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives GCRCF Momentum Grant
Author: Trina Roos | October 20, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa—Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa has been awarded a 2-year $50,000 grant from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (GCRCF) Momentum Fund.  “This funding is critical to help to support one-to-one mentoring relationships for youth in the ...

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