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Out-of-this-world match: Big Brother Gene and Little Brother Brennon

Big Brother Gene and Little Brother Brennon have been matched in BBBS-ETN’s community-based program for one year. Even though Gene roots for the Georgia Bulldogs and Brennon supports the Tennessee Vols, they enjoy going to sporting events together. In fact, if they had a chance to go to outer space, they would name their rocket the “The Georgia Volunteer”.

When they aren’t at a sporting event or doing church activities, they may be at the WJBE radio station. Gene, the station’s Program Director, enjoys bringing Brennon with him to show him what happens being the scenes. Brennon enjoys playing video games and is creative, so he enjoys learning about technology and media!

Since these two are so out-of-this-world, we decided to ask them a few questions about their match (and outer space).

Can you name one thing on your bucket list? We want to go to the Aquarium!
Which planet is your favorite? Saturn, because it is colorful and has rings.
What is your proudest moment as a match? Gene: I am the most proud of Brennon when he passes his tests and makes good grades. He works hard to be a good student.”

Trivia Question: What percent of the Earth equals the size of the moon? Gene and Brennon: “40 percent!”  |  Answer: 27 percent  (Almost! Great guess you two!)

When you Bowl For Kids’ Sake, you help BBBS-ETN make more life-changing matches like Gene and Brennon. This year, BBBS-ETN hopes to match 125 children with a mentor through the funds raised at Bowl For Kids’ Sake.

#BeStellarETN and #Bowl4KidsETN at BowlForKidsToday.org!

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Out-of-this-world match: Big Sister Sabrina and Little Brother De’Aries

Big Sister Sabrina and Little Brother De’Aries have been matched in BBBS-ETN’s community-based program for 6.5 years (since December 2011). They enjoy going to sporting events and wood working. The duo likes to volunteer with foster animals and if they had a chance to go to outer space, they would name their rocket the “Vols Rocketship”.

When they aren’t laughing at each other during blindfolded food-guessing contests, they are probably at the football field. “Watching him score his first touchdown was amazing”, said Sabrina, “it was one of the most proud moments for me as a mentor because he had worked so hard”.

Since these two are so out-of-this-world, we decided to ask them a few questions about their match (and outer space).

Do you two have nicknames for each other? Sabrina: “De’Aries’ nickname is “D” and mine is “Beana”.
Can you name one thing on your bucket list? Sabrina: “I would love to take D to New York City one day.” D’Aries: “I really want to meet Alvin Kamera.”
What do you like most about your Big/Little? Sabrina: “D is so kind and gentle.” D’Aries: “Sabrina teaches me the importance of not giving up and how to be patient.”
Which planet is your favoriteSabrina: “Earth.” D’Aries “Earth.” (Ours too)

Trivia Question: How old is the universe in light years? Sabrina and D’Aries: “A Million!”  |  Answer: 13.7 Billion Years
(So close, and yet so far, far away. Great guess you two!)

When you Bowl For Kids’ Sake, you help BBBS-ETN make more life-changing matches like Sabrina and De’Aries. This year, BBBS-ETN hopes to match 125 children with a mentor through the funds raised at Bowl For Kids’ Sake.

#BeStellarETN and #Bowl4KidsETN at BowlForKidsToday.org!

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BFKS Creative Fundraising

In this week’s update, the team at Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee provides you some creative ideas for fundraising with your team — especially for those of you who have already shared your Bowl for Kids’ Sake page via social media and email.

Big Sister Stephanie Smith (pictured above) recently celebrated her birthday in a BIG WAY. She gathered with friends and family at the YMCA, dressed in neon and side-ponytails, to dance the night away and raise funds for our agency. By asking her guests to donate to BBBS-ETN in lieu of gifts, Stephanie has raised more than $3,500 for Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2018! Below, we list a few creative ways to raise money to support matches of Bigs and Littles, while having a little fun along the way.

CREATIVE FUNDRAISING IDEAS

Asking for donations isn’t always easy, but fundraising for Bowl For Kids’ Sake doesn’t have to be intimidating.

Check out these creative ideas for your team fundraising, and remember that we’re about a month away from Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2018!

  • Hold a drawing at work. Ask your employer if you can sell tickets to give your co-workers a chance to win a two-hour lunch, a half or whole day off, or a prime parking spot.
  • Schedule a game night. Host a Monopoly, poker, bingo, or other game night and charge “admission” to benefit BBBS-ETN.
  • Go green for Spring. Try selling fresh cut flowers or bouquets from your garden.
  • Make a little change. Ask your local bank or the businesses you frequent to put a coin jar at their register. Be sure to decorate the jar so donors know who you are and what organization you are raising funds for. (The BBBS-ETN team is more than happy to prepare you with talking points!)
  • Bake sale. Hold a bake sale at church, work, or school. Consider selling doughnuts, pastries, and coffee in the morning.
  • Set a personal challenge. Grow a beard, take the stage at karaoke night, or paint yourself purple. It doesn’t matter what you do as long as your friends would pay good money to see it happen. Make sure you post your progress on social media!
  • Good jeans. Ask your company and/or other companies in your building to sell tickets to a jean day for employees.
  • Schedule a share-the-profit event. If you have a family member or friend that owns or manages a local business, ask them if they would like to donate a portion of a day’s profit to BBBS-ETN!
  • Set up a snack bar. Create a cart where employees can purchase snacks like sandwiches, chips, cookies, juices and soft drinks. Open your snack bar for a week and have all the proceeds go toward your fundraising goal.
  • Matching gifts. Many companies may give a flat donation toward your fundraising goal, while others may have gift matching programs. Check with your HR representative to see if your company offers this program.
  • Nearly new sale. Collect your team’s gently used clothing or household items and host a weekend sale. Take photos of your items beforehand and post in Facebook groups or on Instagram stories to generate a buzz.
  • Create a recipe book. Gather recipes from team and family members and compile the most delicious ones to create a recipe book to sell to friends and co-workers. You might even theme your recipe books to feature desserts or healthy meal options.

Or, throw a party with a purpose like Stephanie did!

By the way, if you missed our tips on how to recruit team members and how to ask for donations, click here to learn more. Need help setting up your personal site? We’ve got you covered.

And, remember—our team is always available to provide resources and answer any questions you might have—just call us at 865.523.9455 or email development@tennesseebig.org .

P.S.- After your fundraising page is set up, be sure to check in with your captain to ensure your team has its lane reserved! If you are a team captain and your lane is not reserved, click here

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Recruiting and Fundraising Tips for BFKS 2018

Thank you for registering for Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2018! In this week’s bowler update, we’ll provide a few details on how to recruit teammates and how to fundraise. Our team is always available to provide resources and answer any questions you might have—just call us at 865.523.9455 or email development@tennesseebig.org .

HOW TO RECRUIT TEAMMATES

Fundraising and bowling with a team by your side is the best ways to get the most out of Bowl For Kids’ Sake. Working with your team expands your reach, helps keep everyone motivated, and gives you more opportunities to Make a Match! (Every individual or team who raises $1,000 will “Make a Match” between a Big and a Little and support that match for an entire year; we’ll have special incentives and prizes for everyone who accomplishes this.)

Follow these tips to recruit and support your teammates:

  • If you’re a team captain, set a goal to recruit 3-5 participants. Where can you find these teammates? Ask your co-workers and plan to bowl during lunch or after work hours; reach out to members of community organizations; or recruit your friends and family members! Remind your teammates that it’s easy to raise the $50 minimum—plus, with so many dates to choose from, finding a location that works for you and your team will be a breeze!
  • Ask each potential bowler to join your team in person or with a personal message. Most people respond best when asked personally—either in person, or via text or email.
  • Help your teammates register by sending them to BowlForKidsToday.org to create their own fundraising page. Need help? Check out the “Bowl For Kids’ Sake Registration Guide”. Once your team has created fundraising pages, the captain should sign up for a bowling time.

HOW TO FUNDRAISE

We get it, asking for money from others can be intimidating. The tips below will make raising the $50 minimum a breeze!

  • Fundraise in honor of a child waiting for a mentor. Who can so no to a kid? Putting a face to BBBS-ETN’s mission helps potential donors understand the impact mentoring makes in the lives of area youth. Remind supporters that kids who have Bigs are more likely to graduate high school and college, less likely to use drugs and alcohol, and they have higher self esteem than their peers. (Did we mention there are more than 100 children waiting for a mentor right now?) Click here for photos and bios of children waiting for a mentor.
  • Build a personalized webpage. Creating your own fundraising page is easy and fun. Bowlers who utilize this tool to raise funds bring in more money and help support more matches between Bigs and Littles! Need tips on how to set up your personal site? We’ve got you covered.
  • Tell your story. Whether asking for a donation or for someone to join your team, your enthusiasm and passion are contagious. Talk about someone who made an impact in your life as a mentor. If you’re a Big Brother or Big Sister, tell donors about the amazing outcomes and personal experiences you’ve had with BBBS-ETN.
  • Make a list. Jot down the names of everyone who may donate to you, and start by reaching out to them. Remember that many companies will match an employee’s contributions to a charity. Ask your HR Director or Office Manager if your company participates in a Company Match program, and encourage your donors to do the same.
  • Set a goal and make a personal donation. Get your fundraising started by making a personal gift, whether it’s $5, $50, or $500. This will show momentum and encourage others to donate as well. Then, decide how much you hope to raise and tell donors your goal. As you get closer to your goal, supporters will want to help you reach it!
  • Say thank you. Let your supporters know how grateful you are. Thank them on social media and in person. Consider sending a handwritten thank you note to everyone who makes a gift to your page. With their help and yours, BBBS-ETN will match 125 marginalized children with a safe and caring mentor!

P.S.- After your fundraising page is set up, be sure to check in with your team captain to ensure your team has its lane reserved! If you are a team captain and your lane is not reserved, click here!

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Personalizing Your Personal Page

Thank you for creating a Bowl For Kids’ Sake page – now it’s time to personalize and fundraise!

In minutes, you can customize your page with a photo and a story. Once your personal page is complete, be sure to send emails and post to social media to request donations and to recruit teammates.

Follow these tips to make the most out of your personal page:

  • Add a profile photo. Set your page apart by sharing a photo of your bowling team, you and a mentor in your life, you and your Little, or even an image provided by our agency. People are more inclined to donate to your page when they can “see” what you are raising money for. Need help picking the perfect profile photo? Follow this link for a few from our agency.
  • Include a description. Everyone’s reasons for making a donation are different, and this is your chance to let the world know why BBBS-ETN matters to you. Whether you feel strongly about the work that the agency is doing or you’ve personally benefited from our services, let everyone know why you are raising money for BBBS-ETN! If you’d like to fundraise in honor of one of the children on our waiting list, you can post their photo and bio to your page. Follow this link for stories of Littles on the waiting list.
  • Set a goal. We’ve set a fundraising minimum of $50 per bowler (and $250 per team), but we highly encourage bowlers to aim high and “Make a Match” by raising $1,000 per individual or team. Be sure to indicate your goal on your page.
  • Establish yourself as a team captain. If you are a captain, add it to your personal page so your friends can join your team! Here’s how: login to your page and click the tab “Team”. On that tab you will see the question “Are you a part of a team?”. You will click “Yes, and I am a Team Caption.” Once you hit save, your team’s page will be available for you to edit and personalize. When your team members login, they will click “I’d like to join a team” and will select your name.
  • Share away! A recent study found that bowlers who send emails can raise between 2 and 11 times more than those who do not send emails. Something else to think about: people read emails from their friends and family, even fundraising emails, in greater numbers than they do fundraising emails from organizations. YOU have the power to share your story and make an impact.

Did you know: Bowlers who update their personal pages raise between 7 and 18 times more* than bowlers who do not update their pages! Why? Because including photos and stories helps donors connect with you and with the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee!

Questions? Shoot us an email at Development@TennesseeBig.org!

P.S.- After your page is set up, be sure to check in with your team captain to ensure your team has its lane reserved! If you’re a team captain and your lane is not reserved, click here!

*2017 study by Blackbaud CRM Services.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host holiday party for children this Saturday

KNOXVILLE, TN (Nov. 30, 2017) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee will host a Holiday party for mentors (Bigs) and their mentees (Littles) on Saturday, Dec. 2.

The fifth annual BBBS-ETN Match Holiday Party, sponsored by Knoxville Pediatric Associates, takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Summit Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville.

This year’s party will be Polar Express-themed—matches are encouraged to wear pajamas, and breakfast will be served.

What: The fifth annual BBBS-ETN Match Holiday Party

When: Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Crowne Plaza Knoxville, 401 W. Summit Hill — Summit Ballroom

Visuals: — Littles meeting Santa Claus and opening presents
— Mentors and children decorating cookies, creating ornaments, and participating in other arts                        and crafts activities
— Announcement of BBBS-ETN Matches of the Year

On-site contact will be Chief Development Officer, Brent Waugh at 865.804.1288.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (BBBS-ETN)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change lives for the better, forever. Find out more at tennesseebig.org.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts fifth annual Cash for Kids’ Sake

Contact:
Alli Damas, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee
865-523-9455 | adamas@tennesseebig.org

Knoxville, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The fifth annual Cash for Kids’ Sake event presented by The Graham Corporation raised more than $82,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (BBBS-ETN) on Thursday, September 14.

Voice of the Vols and former Big Brother Bob Kesling and former University of Tennessee Athletic Director Joan Cronan served as emcees for the event which took place at The Standard Knoxville. Miss Knoxville 2017 Brianna Mason welcomed guests.

Sharon Gigliotti, who won the grand prize reverse raffle of $15,000, donated her winnings to Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee to support its one-to-one mentoring programs.

“We are very thankful for all of the great supporters—including sponsors and attendees—of our fifth annual Cash for Kids’ Sake,” said BBBS-ETN CEO Doug Kose. “It was a wonderful evening to celebrate our volunteers, our agency, and our mentoring programs which are making a significant impact on the East Tennessee community each and every day.”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, with help from Chattanooga Big Brother of the Year Sergeant Sean O’Brien, also launched “Bigs in Blue” at Cash for Kids’ Sake. The program connects mentees, known as Littles, with public safety professionals who help with social skills, self confidence, and interactions with family and peers.

These relationships can help build stronger bonds between law enforcement and the families they serve, reducing crime and community violence.

“We are thrilled to launch the Bigs in Blue program and grateful for Sergeant O’Brien’s appearance at Cash for Kids’ Sake,” said Kara Finger, BBBS-ETN Vice President of Programs. “Bigs in Blue is proven to improve relationships between police departments and communities. We look forward to working with the Knoxville Police Department, the Maryville Police Department, and many other agencies throughout our service area.”

Cash for Kids’ Sake is supported by The Graham Corporation, Clayton Bank & Trust, Pilot Travel Centers, All Occasions Party Rentals, Bandit Lites, and The Casual Pint.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (BBBS-ETN)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change lives for the better, forever. Find out more at tennesseebig.org.

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TN Tennis To Partner With BBBS For Golf Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee announced that the Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Classic with Tennessee Tennis, presented by Regal Entertainment Group and EdFinancial, will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Avalon Golf Course in Lenoir City, Tenn.

This year’s tournament will tee off in an 8:30 a.m. ET shotgun start. A program and luncheon will be held at 1:30 p.m. Teams for the tournament will be comprised of a four-person group with the team prizes awarded to the top finishers.

All participants will receive a Babolat junior tennis racquet and have an opportunity to win $50,000.

“Chris Woodruff and I were both fortunate to have been guided by parents who gave us every opportunity to be successful in our lives,” women’s tennis head coach Alison Ojeda said. “It was their leadership and positive encouragement that gave us the ability to pursue excellence. Whether it is on the tennis court, in the classroom or in the community, we both believe that we win with people.

“Big Brothers Big Sisters is an organization who believes that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Through positive relationships, they change children’s lives for the better. Chris and I are honored to be a part of their mission.”

Proceeds will support one-on-one mentoring for children served through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring model is an evidence-based prevention and intervention strategy that is helping to improve the odds for children who face adversity. Through the high-quality one-to-one mentoring program, children are achieving educational success, reaching for higher aspirations, and avoiding risky behaviors.

“Big Brothers Big Sisters is honored to partner with the Tennessee Tennis program for this year’s Golf Classic,” said Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Chief Executive Officer Doug Kose. “The outing will be a chance to interact with the tennis coaches and student-athletes to have a fun day while raising funds for a great organization. We are also very appreciative of Regal Entertainment Group and EdFinancial, both serving as title sponsors for this year’s event. All of the funds raised will be used to support mentoring programs for the at-risk youth we serve in the community.”

For more information on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Classic with Tennessee Tennis, contact Alli Damas at adamas@tennesseebig.org or call 865-523-9455. To register, visit BBBSGolfClassic.com.

About Tennessee Women’s Tennis Head Coach Alison Ojeda
Coming off her first year at the helm on Rocky Top, Tennessee Head Coach Alison Ojeda led the Volunteers to one of their most productive seasons in recent years. Tennessee had its most wins (19) and highest ITA ranking (12th) since 2011. The Big Orange also earned their first berth in the NCAA Championships since 2014, advancing to the second round.

Ojeda played a major role in helping senior Brittany Lindl take her game to the next level and become the top player in the singles lineup, where she had seven ranked wins on the season. Lindl garnered second-team All-SEC honors, the ITA Ohio Valley Region’s Most Improved Senior Award and a bid to the NCAA Singles Championships.

Improved on-court performance wasn’t the only bright spot for Tennessee women’s tennis this season, as Ojeda also emphasized community outreach in the Knoxville area, which earned Tennessee a share of its first-ever national ITA Community Service Award.

About Tennessee Men’s Tennis Head Coach Chris Woodruff
Chris Woodruff was named the head coach of the Tennessee men’s program in May 2017 after a lifetime of representing Knoxville and the University of Tennessee at the highest levels of tennis. He won the Vols’ first NCAA singles title and has been on staff since ending his professional tennis career in 2002.

Growing up in Knoxville, he played for the Vols for two seasons and began his professional career in 1993 after ending the year No. 1 in college. On tour, he reached as high as No. 29 in the ATP World Tour Rankings and won a pair of titles, including the 1997 Canada Masters. He defeated seven players who had held the No. 1 world ranking.

As a coach for the Vols, Woodruff has mentored three No. 1-ranked singles players and three top-ranked doubles teams, including 2014 NCAA doubles champions Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese. Tennessee won back-to-back SEC titles in 2010 and 2011 and reached the 2010 NCAA final.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring organization, holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring model is an evidence-based prevention and intervention strategy that is helping to improve the odds for children who face adversity.

Big Brothers Big Sisters cannot do it alone. With an investment of financial resources, Big Brothers Big Sisters can provide a key service to Tennesseans — changing children’s attitudes resulting in improved families and communities and leading to greater educational attainment for children served through Big Brothers Big Sisters.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Summary, released in 2012, substantiates that its mentoring programs are evidence-based, proven, positive academic, socio-emotional and behavioral outcomes for youth in areas linked to high school graduation, avoidance of juvenile delinquency and college or job readiness. Top-quality evidence-based practices must be a part of any serious long-term strategy for moving our communities and our nation forward.

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This mission has been the cornerstone of the East Tennessee organization’s 47-year history.

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Scholarship Fund Now Available to Graduating Littles

The BBBSETN Scholarship Fund is designed to assist deserving “Littles” that wish to pursue additional education after high school.  The scholarship will be applied toward the student’s financial post-secondary educational expenses.

If you wish to apply, please complete the application and include all required attachments. All applications are due NO LATER THAN March 31, 2017. This provides our scholarship committee ample time to evaluate and determine the recipient(s). Scholarship recipient(s) will be honored during a special dinner on May 4, 2017. Recipient(s) will be notified well in advance of the dinner on May 4 so they can make plans to attend.

Purpose

  • To extend support from Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN (BBBSETN) beyond high school, continuing to assist students in achieving their full potential.
  • To provide financial assistance to graduating “Littles,” enabling them to further their education in a public or private college program, technical college or trade school.
  • To recognize “Littles” who have shown notable personal and academic achievement in high school.
  • To encourage high school “Littles” who are sophomores, juniors, and seniors to complete high school and pursue further education.

Eligibility

  • Nominee must successfully have completed a minimum of 12 months in BBBSETN after age 14.
  • Nominee must have obtained (or will finish this spring) a high school diploma or a GED certificate.
  • Nominee must have applied to a 2-year or 4‑year accredited college or university program, accredited technical college or trade school and intend to enroll within one year of the application deadline.
  • Nominee must enroll in a minimum of 6 semester hours or equivalent.
  • Nominee must have a signed media release on file with the BBBSETN.

For more information regarding the application, award amount and award selection please refer to the application itself. The application can be downloaded here: Scholarship Application
Please submit the completed application to the address noted below:

Big Brothers Big Sisters East TN
Attn: Scholarship Committee
318 N. Gay Street, Ste 100
Knoxville, TN 37917
Fax: 865.524.3466

Reminder, applications should be received in the office no later than Friday, March 31, 2017

If there are any questions, please call Kara at 865.523.2179

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BBBS Hall of Fame and Scholarship night

On May 4th 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN (BBBSETN) will host the First Annual Hall of Fame and Scholarship Night. Together with guest, the agency will celebrate and recognize graduating Littles and one individual in the community who has supported the agency in a BIG way! Graduating Littles who are continuing their education will receive a Scholarship from the agency and one supporter will be inducted into the agency’s Hall of Fame.

Scholarship Fund
Graduating Littles who are continuing their education will receive a scholarship to aid in the cost of college. A scholarship fund has been established and donations are welcome. If you wish to make a monetary donation towards the Scholarship Fund, click here.

BBBSETN Hall of Fame
The BBBSETN Hall of Fame is a platform to recognize those individuals who have been instrumental in providing direction, energy and support to the shaping of BBBSETN since its inception in 1970.

The BBBSETN Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 BBBSETN Hall of Fame inaugural class. Individuals will be considered whom efforts have resulted in community-wide economic, social and/or cultural benefits that have had a positive impact on BBBSETN.

The Nominee must meet the following criteria:
1. The individual must have made a significant and extraordinary contribution to BBBSETN.
2. The individuals’ achievements and contributions must have had lasting value and importance and must have withstood the test of time.
3. Nominees may be an individual, or individuals and business partners, or families as a single nominee.

To nominate an individual for induction into the BBBSETN Hall of Fame, please complete the nomination form and submit a statement explaining the significant and worthy contributions this individual or organization has made to BBBSETN. Civic and/or philanthropic activities are relevant but not the primary factor in selection.
The statement should be no more than three pages, double-spaced. Please include pertinent information that supports consideration of this organization.

• Supporting letters or documents will be accepted.
• The three-page double spaced statement (as referenced above) and supporting letters and documents cannot exceed 10 pages.
• All materials supporting the nomination will become the property of BBBSETN and will
not be returned.

Nominees selected will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in the spring of 2017.

Please complete and return the Hall of Fame Nomination Form and any accompanying documents, by March 15, 2017. Completed forms may be returned via: email to: nominations@TennesseeBig.org or by mail to:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN
Attention: Hall of Fame Selection Committee
The Regas Building
318 N. Gay Street, Ste 100
Knoxville, TN 37917

 

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