Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida is proud to present their first Murder Mystery Dinner, a fundraiser benefiting our mission of helping youth reach their full potential. The fundraiser will be hosted on Friday, October 30th at Archer Hall. The money raised by this event will allow our organization to match more youth in our community with positive adult mentors. Tickets are $35.00 and must be purchased in advance by October 29th. Guests will enjoy an Italian-style meal, one free cocktail and the mystery comedy play “House on the Cliff.” The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida is thrilled to provide the community with this opportunity to learn more about our organization and have a fun filled night with great food and a great performance. Kick off your Halloween weekend with a night to remember, we’re dying to see you there!   When: October 30, 2015 Where: Archer Hall 16671 SW 137 Avenue Archer, FL 32618 Time: Doors Open/Cocktail Hour – 6:00 p.m. Dinner served – 7:00 p.m. Curtains – 8:00 p.m....
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Mid-Florida was established in 1977 and has served thousands of children within the Mid-Florida area.  Our coverage includes Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, and Marion County. BBBS of Mid-Florida is part of the largest network of volunteer mentors of youth which relies on funding to carefully match volunteers with children and provide ongoing support to maintain long-term one-to-one mentoring friendships. Its foundational belief is that every child has the inborn ability to succeed and thrive. By cultivating one-to-one mentoring relationships, BBBS increases the odds of a child academically achieving, avoiding drugs & alcohol and strengthening their family. Most children served by BBBS are in low-income households with a single parent or have an incarcerated parent. Meaningful relationships, ongoing evaluation and professional support provided by BBBS is proven to positively impact youth and the community. Studies show that adults mentored as children through BBBS are more likely to earn a four-year college degree, take part in strong personal relationships...
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Game On! Field Day Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Boys & Girls Club’s Mentor Center, and The Greenhouse Church are hosting their first Game On! Field Day event on September 27th from 10AM-1PM at the Boys and Girls Club Mentor Center. This event is open to children of all ages and free food will be provided to everyone who attends the event. The Boys and Girls Club’s Mentor Center is located at 1100 S.E. 17th Drive Gainesville, FL 32641.   The event is going to be modeled after the typical school field day with fun activities for children of all ages. Outdoor activities will be set up around the Boys and Girls Club’s Mentor Center, including basketball, football, soccer, as well as a variety of other fun activities. Not only will this event have an outdoor component, but an indoor one as well, which will include video and computer games.All of our matches and families are encouraged to attend this fun and free children’s event. If...
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