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In This Issue: April 2017
 2017 Big of the Year

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico honors Bud Shaw as Big of the Year for 2017. Read about Bud and his Little, Greg, here.



April Big of the Month

Congratulations to Abby Hull, April Big of the Month. Read more about Abby and her Little, Carly, here.

                                                                         

Big Brothers Big Sisters Upcoming Events

  • 4/23 Crossroads Archery Shoppe Event from 12:30-2:30 PM. Please RSVP to Erin Moya the Crossroads Coordinator.
  • 4/25 South Valley Academy 12th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 4/25 Amy Biehl 12th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 4/26 mentor2.0 Volunteer Training from 5-7PM.
  • 5/02 Amy Biehl 10th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 5/02 New Volunteer Training from 6-8:30 PM.
  • 5/03 South Valley Academy 9th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 5/06 Newcomers- Mama's Minerals Jewelry Event from 2-4:30 PM.
  • 5/09 South Valley Academy 10th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 5/10 South Valley Academy 11th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.
  • 5/10 Amy Biehl 11th Grade Event from 5:30-7:30 PM. Mentors, Mentees and Invited Special Guests only.

Ever wonder what else is going on with Big Brothers Big Sisters? Find our calendar of activities here.

Make your own #MyMentorStory

Big Brothers Big Sisters is challenging every Big and Mentor2.0 volunteer to share their mentoring story throughout the year. Sharing your mentoring story is a simple and easy way to spread the word about this amazing program. Find out how to share your mentor story here.

April Match Anniversaries

Congratulations to all of our matches who have anniversaries in April. Find out who is celebrating an anniversary here.

Mentor2.0 Corner


It's "that" time of year for the mentor2.0 team. We are busy gathering feedback, working with our partners to set schedules for next year and trying to tie up loose ends at the schools. Find out what the mentor2.0 staff has planned for the rest of the semester here.
Words of Wisdom

"Commitment separates those who live their dreams from those who live their lives regretting the opportunities they have squandered."

-Bill Russell


Mentor Tip of the Month

April's tip comes from an article written by Christina DesMarais. The article is titled "15 Executives Share the Best Advise their Mentors Ever Gave Them." Read Christina's advice here.


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Need Something to Do With Your Little?

The Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Gardens is having their half price weekend April 29-30. Tickets to get into each part are $4.50 for adults, $2.25 for Seniors (65+), and $2 for children (3-12).

Check out the Free Events page at ABQtodo. Check out our match discount page here.

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