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  • ASSET 32: Planning and Decision Making
  • 9/28/2016             

     

    A young person knows how to plan ahead and make choices. Click here for fun activities you can explore with your Little to help them learn and practice this concept.
     

     

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  • The Chamber's Young Entrepreneurs Academy Seeking Students ages 11-18
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  • Fun Activity for your Artistic Littles!
  • 9/15/16

    Google is inviting students from grades K-12 to participate in their Doodle 4 Google Contest. 



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  • ASSET 26: Caring
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    8/31/2016
    Acts of kindness and words let others know we care. 

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  • ASSET: Service to Others
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    7/1/2016
    Children can feel empowered by volunteering

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  • ASSET: Reading for Pleasure
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    6/1/2016
    Making Reading Fun for your Little

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  • ASSET: Resistance Skills
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    5/9/2016
    How can you encourage your Little to say no to drugs and alcohol?

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  • ASSET: Honesty
  • Does your Little have trouble telling the difference between make believe and not telling the truth?
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  • Shoe giveaway this weekend
  • 3/26/2016
    Reno Rodeo Foundation and Sketchers team up to give away 29,000 pair of Bobs to northern Nevada families April 2 and 3.
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  • Science Fair/Creative Writing Contest through Earth Day
  • BBBSNN chosen as nonprofit partner for April festival
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    3/27/2016
    There is still time to enter the Reno Earth Day science fair and creative writing contests! 

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  • Jersey Mike's chooses BBBSNN for Month of Giving
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    2/24/2016
    Check here for specials and coupons during the month of March!

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  • Free medical rides now available in Washoe County
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  • KOLOCares: Meet Erik
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    1/5/2016
    Each month, KOLO Channel 8 highlights one of the nearly 150 kids waiting for a Big Brother or Sister. Thank you, KOLOCares, for making us a Pillar Partner!

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  • KOLOCares: National Mentoring Month

  • 1/30/2016
    This month, KOLO Channel 8 celebrated National Mentoring Month with us, Stevie and Cesar. Thank you, KOLOCares, for making us a Pillar Partner!


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  • ASSETS: Creative Activities and Child Programs
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    2/29/2016
    How can you encourage your Little to get active in arts and sports?

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  • Matches learn rock climbing
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    2/26/2016
    Thanks so much to RockSport and the Pennington Foundation for making this Match activity possible!

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  • ASSET: Caring School Climate
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    2/2/2016
    Has your Little/child ever spoken to you about a bullying problem, either directed at them or another student? What did you/would you do?

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  • BIG Thanks to these Bigs!
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    2/2/2016
    These Bigs doubled their impact on poverty in our community by getting friends, family and coworkers involved!

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  • Low cost dental care available
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    11/23/2015
    Keep those smiles healthy! TMCC dental studies are looking for volunteers!

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  • 2014-15 Annual Report Snapshot
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    We accomplished so much with your help in 2014-15!

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  • Media Safety
  • Does your Little know how to make safe choices on the internet?
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  • Our Partners in the News
  • We are so fortunate to have these wonderful business partners.
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  • Donor supplies happy holidays for Little Brothers, Little Sisters and their families
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    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada received an incredible call during the summer: Would 25 of the families we serve be interested in a free Christmas dinner?

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  • Applications open for Rotary Youth Leadership Assembly
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  • ASSET: Positive View of the Future
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  • KOLOCares: Meet Jacob
  • KOLOCares Little of the Month 

    Each month, KOLO Channel 8 highlights one of the nearly 200 kids waiting for a Big Brother or Sister. Thank you, KOLOCares, for making us a Pillar Partner!

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  • Donate in December, and be entered to win!
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    Winner gets a discount from the Reno Bighorns!

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  • Above and Beyond
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    Anthony wanted to be the Big Brother he didn't have as a kid. 

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  • KOLOCares: Meet Azael and Daniel
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    12/18/2015
    Each month, KOLO Channel 8 highlights one of the nearly 150 kids waiting for a Big Brother or Sister. Thank you, KOLOCares, for making us a Pillar Partner!


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  • Happy Holidays with your Little
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    11/30/2015
    The holidays are a great time to recognize different holidays and the ways we celebrate.

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  • A Bright Future
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    11/17/2015
    Jon-Luke finds there is more to life than what he's seen at home.

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  • ASSET: Interpersonal Competence
  • How to talk to your Little about bullying
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    9/29/2015
    Resources and conversation starters to talk to your Little about bullying
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  • ASSET: Positive Family Communication
  • Talking to Kids

    10/29/2015
    Here are tips for talking with your Little about substance abuse.

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  • ASSET: School Engagement
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    9/2/2015
    Conversation starters to find out where your Little might need help. 

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  • ASSET: School Boundaries
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    School provides clear rules and consequences. What does your Little think? 

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  • Match classes from Artech
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    10/28/2015
    We are so excited to partner with Artech for Match art classes! 

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  • KOLOCares: Meet Jocelyn
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    10/27/2015
    Jocelyn wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up, and she loves animals and science experiments. She's also part of our
    Site-Based Program at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada.  

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  • RSVP for Big Heart Big Impact

  • Join us Nov. 17 for a free breakfast and learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters and the positive impact we're having in Northern Nevada. RSVP today: firestone@bbbsnn.org or 473.4597!
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  • Donate gently-used clothing, household items at Oktoberfest

  • 10/5/2015
    Big BBBSNN will provide another way for residents to donate gently-used items on Oct. 10, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., in a partnership with Oktoberfest Harvest Jamboree in Sparks.
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  • So many exciting Match activities!

  • 10/1/2015
    Looking for something to do in October, November and December?
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  • BIGS: Relationship Development

  • 9/30/2015
    How can you really get to know your Little?

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  • Matches visit Fire Station #3
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    9/17/2015
    Thank you so much to the firefighters who took time to show us what they do!

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  • Matches celebrate anniversaries
  • Match Anniversary
    8/26/2015
    Bigs and Littles celebrated anniversaries from 1 year all the way up to 8 years. Congrats, Matches!

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  • Littles graduate at higher rate

  • 9/14/2015
    Washoe County released their graduation rates today.

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  • Q&D Construction hosts BBBSNN
  • Q&D Construction 

    9/9/2015
    We are so grateful to Q&D Construction for inviting us to their company barbecue! 

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  • KOLOCares: Meet Julian
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    9/8/2015
    Each month, KOLO Channel 8 highlights one of the nearly 200 kids waiting for a Big Brother or Sister. Thank you, KOLOCares, for making us a Pillar Partner!

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  • BIGS: Citizen Science with your Little
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  • Server Technology donates bikes to Littles
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    Company employees built bikes as a team exercise with Kiwanis Bike Program.  

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  • BBBSNN Donation Bins and Illegal Dumping
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    Please call us if you see anyone dumping or stealing from a bin -- or if you have questions about what we take!

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  • Aces Christmas In July benefits BBBSNN
  • Aces Christmas in July 

    Thanks so much to JAKKS Pacific, Reno Aces, and all the players' wives, girlfriends and daughters! 

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  • Aces Christmas in July to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Aces Big Brothers Big Sisters 

    More than 500 toys, raffle funds will help low-income Littles.

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  • Celebrating Matches
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    BBBSNN Match Picnic 

    Check out all the photos from our annual Match Picnic!

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  • New Confidence
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    Justys sees her opinions and ideas matter.

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  • Congratulations, Graduates!
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  • Esther's Antarctic Marathon Adven
  • Help Esther Raise $$ for BBBS!
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  • January 30: Zeina
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • Reno-Sparks Community Celebrates Mentoring Month
  • A quick recap of our National Mentoring Month celebrations!
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  • January 28: Keenan
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 31: Ted
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 29: Liz
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 27: Jordan
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 26: George
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 25: Rick
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 24: Amy
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 23: Richard
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 22: Katie
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 21: Charles
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 20: Lynette
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 19: Elias
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 18: Halley
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 17: Kristin
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 16: Shawnice
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 15: Jeff
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 14: Tara
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 13: Dan
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 12: Christie
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 11: Kent
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 10: Lisa
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 9: Tim
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 8: MJay
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 7: Ron
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 6: Debbi
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 5: Andy
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 4: Gina & Brian
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 3: Ross
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 2: Sharon
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • January 1: Mike
  • National Mentoring Month - 31 Mentors in 31 Days
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  • KOLO Coverage of Peppermill's "Pic with Saint Nick"
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  • Setting up your Friends and Family Holiday Givin
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  • Little Today, Graduate Tomorrow
  • Tips on supporting your Little in school
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  • 2013 - 2014 Annual Report Available
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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Welcomes 2014-2015 Board of Directors
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  • KOLO's Little of the Month
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  • Big Chefs, Big Gala was a Big Success!
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  • BBBSNN Board Recognized with 100 Percent Board Giving Award
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  • January News for Bigs: National Mentoring Month
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  • January Big ROI: National Mentoring Month
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  • January is National Mentoring Month
  • Check out the schedule here!
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  • Thank you
  • from BBBSA CEO Charles Pierson
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  • The Second Annual "Wine & Chocolate" Fundraiser Raised $800!
  • Presented by the Young Professionals Committee

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  • Thank You Delta Sigma Pi for a Great Golf Tournament
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  • July BIG R.O.I.
  • Mentoring = Educational Success!
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  • BBBSNN Young Professionals Committee Wine Walk Fundraiser
  • L’UVA BELLA Wine Walk
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  • LITTLES with their BIG get in FREE!
  • Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum
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  • We CARE
  • Read our Accountability Statement
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  • The "BIG" Summer Party
  • Let's Celebrate our "Bigs" and kick-off summer!
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  • jcpenny Designates BBBS as Cause of the Month this June
  • jcpenney and Haggar Team Up in June to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters
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  • May BIG R.O.I.
  • BBBSNN Big Return on Investment May Edition
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  • April BIG R.O.I.
  • BBBSNN Big Return on Investment
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  • Sierra Nevada Performing Arts Association
  • The Beginning of Something Different
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  • February BIG R.O.I.
  • BBBSNN Big Return on Investment
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  • January Big ROI
  • January is National Mentoring Month!
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  • The Really "BIG" Reception
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada is celebrating National Mentoring Month by recognizing our "Bigs."
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  • Holiday Party Announcement
  • Please read if you plan on attending the Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Party this Sunday, December 2nd.
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  • BIG Heart, BIG Impact Reception Honors Key Donors and Special Guests
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  • Friends & Family Holiday Campaign
  • In the spirit of this Holiday Season, we are asking you to join us in raising money to match more kids with a “Big”.
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  • November Big ROI
  • Education Edition
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  • October Big ROI
  • Your monthly example of the difference your philanthropic investment is making...
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  • BIG thanks to Bank of America for a grant to provide program support for one-to-one mentoring for children in Northern Nevada!
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  • September Big ROI
  • Your monthly example of the difference your philanthropic investment is making...
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  • Mill Street Tire and Sierra Car Care Service Stations holding a fundraiser all September to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
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  • August Big ROI
  • This is an example of the difference your philanthropic investment is making...
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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Matches
  • Annual Picnic provides fun for all

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  • Reno Street Food Donating Proceeds to BBBS

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  • BBBS Graduation Rate Proves The Power of Mentoring

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  • With Every $25 Gift Card Purchase, BBBS Receives a $5 Donation
  • Celebrate summer with a great deal, while supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters

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  • Announcing a Special Season Ticket Offer for Northern Nevada Bigs
  • We put the Big in Bighorn Basketball.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada Honored Nationally
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters took home both mid-level Board, and Agency of the year!

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