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Archive for Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County wants to give “Bigs” for Christmas this year.

December 19, 2006

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County wants to give "Bigs" for Christmas this year.

There are 217 children on the waiting list, and the agency's goal is to match a child each day until Christmas. Children waiting to be matched include Alex, 10, Chase, 6, Malcolm, 6, Trey, 8, Jeremy, 7, Drew, 9, Logan, 11, Alec, 6, and Jevon, 6. Please help us make this a special holiday for each of them.

Cammy Challender, case manager at the agency, said these children are anxiously waiting for a caring volunteer to spend time with them, doing things they both enjoy.

"Help us make this Christmas extra special for one of these children, or one of the many others waiting for a new friend," she said.

For more information about the program or to become a Big Brother, contact the organization at 843-7359 or attend an information meeting at 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays or noon Wednesdays at 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. More information can be found at www.mentoringmagic.org.

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