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In This Issue: May 2017
 2017 Bowl For Kids' Sake Top Fundraisers and Fundraising Teams


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico would like to thank all of this year's Bowl For Kids' Sake teams for fundraising and helping make this year's event so great. Find a list of the top fundraising teams and the top individual fundraisers here.
                                                                                        

17 Bowl for Kids' Sake Top Bowling Teams and Best Group Costumes

This year's theme was Fools Gold Treasure Bowl, and everyone loved breaking out their pirate gear to help the kids. See the best group costumes and the top bowling teams showing their spirit here.


2017 Bowl for Kids' Sake Sponsors

A special thank you to all of the sponsors that helped create an amazing Bowl For Kids's Sake this year. Find a list of this year's sponsors here.

May Big of the Month

Congratulations to Amanda Wang, May Big of the Month. Read more about Amanda and her Little, Justin, here.








Big Brothers Big Sisters Upcoming Events

  • 6/03 Mentor2.0 Volunteer Training 10 AM- 12 PM.
  • 6/03 Crossroads Low Ropes course at UNM 9 AM- 12 PM. Please RSVP to Erin Moya the Crossroads Coordinator.
  • 6/06 Volunteer Training 6-8:30 PM.
  • 6/07 Mentor2.0 Volunteer Training 6-8 PM.
  • 6/10 Volunteer Training 10 AM- 12:30 PM.
  • 6/13 Mentor2.0 Volunteer Training 6-8 PM.

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.

May Match Anniversaries

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

Words of Wisdom

"I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."

-Edward Everett Hale


Mentor Tip of the Month

May'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?

2017 Annual Swim Pass Program. Free swim passes are now available at all Albuquerque Substations as well as Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Fire Stations. These passes will be given out through June 30th or while supplies last. Find more information about the program and a list of locations giving the passes out here.

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

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