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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters annual rummage sale

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • The Dave Serrano Golf Classic
  • The Dave Serrano Golf Classic set to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrity Golf Tournament Presented by Regal Entertainment Group

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Knoxville Sierra Club chapter joins national effort to get kids outdoors
  • Caprice Young, 8, left and Isley Taylor, 7, center and Pamela Bomkamp wait for the fireflies to appear at Elkmont on Friday. The three are with Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee and are taking part in a program through the Sierra Club that engages inner-city childrenwith the outdoors. (SAUL YOUNG/ NEWS SENTINEL)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • BANANA REPUBLIC FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES ON MEMORIAL DAY
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to be part of Banana Republic’s national fundraising campaign running from May 26 - June 8. Banana Republic will be giving away up to $500,000 to four charities through an on-line voting campaign. Click "More" to learn how you can help.

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  • Dave Serrano Golf Classic
  • The Dave Serrano Golf Classic set to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrity Golf Tournament Presented by Regal Entertainment Group

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • MENTORS CAN HELP PUT KIDS ON THE RIGHT PATH

  • Derrick D. Schofield, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction (Photo: Jed DeKalb)

     

    Nearly 2 million children in the United States have a parent incarcerated in the criminal justice system. Many of these families find themselves not only being traumatized by the stigma of being imprisoned, but also by being paralyzed by their separation from their own children. The social and emotional costs are staggering.

     

    Mentoring young children — especially those who have parents who are in prison — is one of the most important ways to impact their lives in a positive way and point them in the right direction.

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  • BIG BROTHER OF THE YEAR
  • "HOPE, LOVE AND A FUTURE" FOR TEEN HE MENTORS
  • They’re more than 40 years apart, but Ken Miller, a 61-year-old attorney and grandfather of five,
    and Deonte Blair, a 17-year-old Karns High School senior, said they have much in common,
    from gardening to sports.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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