16 Handles Halloween Event to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland

October 25, 2014 (12pm-4pm)

16 Handles of New City, 170 South Main Street New City, NY 10956

16 Handles Halloween Event to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland

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Date Change: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County's 30th Anniversary Celebration

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is the proud recipient of a $5,000 “Mentoring Matters” grant award from First Niagara Bank

From Left to Right: Irina Damyamidu, Retail Area Manager, First Niagara Bank; Kimberly Sofia, Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County; Gillian Ballard, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County; Cathie Schaffer, Tri-State Regional President, First Niagara Bank; Victor Shala, Branch Manager, First Niagara Bank

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Verizon Wireless Back to School Donation

L – R : Brittany Schenck, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Verizon Wireless, Orangeburg – Gillian Ballard, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

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Handbag Bingo Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County enjoyed its first Handbag Bingo Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 6th

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Capital One Bank Donates $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County has received a $10,000 Community Giving Award from Capital One Bank, whose office is located at 65 North Main Street, New City, through the initiation of its Vice Chairman and Capital One Bank Vice President, Mr. Robert Barilli.

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Terribile Family Hosts Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Fishing Derby

On Saturday, June 21st, the Terribile Family hosted its annual Fishing Derby for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County. All of the children who attended with their Bigs had a great experience.

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Volunteers Attest to Success of Aglialoro Tutoring Academy

I have thoroughly enjoyed participating in the tutoring program.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Verizon Community Volunteer Matching Grant Award

Verizon Foundation Donates $750 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County receives Community Block Grant

NEW CITY, NY June, 2014 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is pleased to announce that it has received $16,750 for its Juvenile Cyber-Bullying Program at the Haverstraw Community Center.

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Big Sister Patricia LaCombe

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland extends heartfelt condolences on the passing of a truly special person who was a longtime and valued mentor, Mrs. Patricia LaCombe. Our hearts are filled with sorrow and sincere thoughts are extended to her family during this time of sadness.

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Amazon Smile Program Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland

More information on amazonsmile: http://smile.amazon.com/about/ref=smi_ge_ul_lm_raas

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2014 Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is pleased to announce that Kimberly Sofia, Esq., has joined the 2014 Board of Directors.

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“All She Wants for Mother’s Day”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is pleased to announce a brand new innovative method of program awareness. This May, as the Rockland County chapter celebrates 30 years of service throughout all neighborhoods and communities of Rockland, the organization is introducing “All She Wants for Mother’s Day,” a fund drive that highlights mothers of all the children , mostly boys, who are on the organization’s “waiting to be matched” list. The moms of these children are a tangible reminder that while the demand for our program has perhaps never been greater, resources needed to meet the need for our one-to-one professionally supported mentoring services are limited.

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RENT-A-CENTER PARTNERS WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ROCKLAND- April 1, 2014 – April 30, 2014

RENT-A-CENTER PARTNERS WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ROCKLAND- April 1, 2014 – April 30, 2014

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New City Community Clean-up!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County will be participating in Keep Rockland Beautiful's 2014 New City Community Clean up being held on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 10am-2pm and kicking off at the Stop & Shop parking lot.

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BBBS of RC at Rockland County Youthfest

Big Brothers Big Sisters at Rockland County’s Youthfest this weekend.

RCC Field House

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

11am-4pm

***Please visit us at our Booth 312***

See attached Flyer

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Allstate Foundation Donates $1000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County has received a $1,000 Agency Hands in the Community Award initiated by Allstate Insurance Agent David M. Brand, whose office is located at 39 Maple Avenue in New City.

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Annual Art Auction: A Great Success

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County celebrated its year end fundraising for 2013, with an Art Auction courtesy of the Suffern Crown Plaza on Friday, December 13.

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BBBS Little Receives Holiday Gifts from Local Store Owner

BBBS Thanks Local Shop Owner, Roxanne Perrone, owner of Perronucci’s Italian Deli & Market took time out during the Holiday Season to give back to the community by donating clothing and toys to a family in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program of Rockland County.

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Capital One Bank 2013 Holiday Dinner Donation

Over the Holidays, Capital One Staff came together to arrange for a Holiday Dinner donation to a family from our Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Mentoring Program.

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Guest Artist, John Stanisci, Professional Illustrator For Marvel and DC Comics and Broadway Star to Attend Big Brothers Big Sisters

Student art on the auction block for Big Brothers Big Sisters

December 9, 2013] Alphabet All Around is a labor of love, collaboratively created by twelve Suffern High School artists to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County. The mixed media collage will be sold to the highest bidder at the Art for Kids’ Sake Auction fundraiser at the Crowne Plaza Suffern on December 13. Proceeds will help fund mentoring, education and support services for local youth.

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BBBS Office Visited by Jene Luciani

Cyber-bullying Prevention Program

On Tuesday, November 19th, Keller Williams of New City sponsored a Cyber-bullying Prevention Program at the BBBS Juvenile Program held at the Village of Haverstraw Community Center.

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KEY BANK, MIDDLETOWN ROAD, NEW CITY, FOOD DRIVE

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County and Key Bank, Middletown Road, New City, have partnered for the 2013 Thanksgiving Food Drive.

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Community Award Grant for $1000 from Wells Fargo Bank, Pomona.

L – R : Patricia Paregao, Store Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, Pomona and Gillian E. Ballard, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County.

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Thank you to 16 Handles of New City

Thanks to the Owners of 16 Handles Ed Roth and Lenny Spiegel for hosting a Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser from 2pm-6pm on September 10,2013 at 170 South Main Street in New City.

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ROCKLAND COUNTY RECEIVES COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT Capital One Bank Donates $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

Capital One Bank, New City, has donated a $10,000 grant to BBBS of RC to assist in “Making a Difference” to every child throughout the community, who is in need of mentoring.

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Thanks to The Joseph & Nicholas Spar Backpacks to School Program

BBBS of RC thanks The Joseph & Nicholas Spar Backpacks to School Program for its donation of backpacks and school supplies for distribution to the agency’s boys and girls

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County in New City Patch

Mentee Graduation Ceremony 2013

On Tuesday, August 2nd, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, held its 2013 Mentee Graduation Ceremony at the Rockland County Legislative Building.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County's Fishing Derby at Lake Lucille

This years Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County's Fishing Derby was sponsored by the Terribile Family and organized by Karissa Terribile.

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Juvenile Mentoring Program Graduation Barbeque

Our Tuesday evening Juvenile Mentoring Program concluded for the summer on May 21

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Rides in Wells Fargo Stage Coach in 100 Year Fireman's Memorial Parade

Big Brother Jim and Little Brother Davyon, spent a fantastic ride in a horse drawn stagecoach, courtesy of Eric L. Kohlmeier

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Preston Family Donates Dollhouse to BBBS Participant

Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives $5000 Grant Award from First Niagara Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant award from First Niagara Foundation to further the mission of the organization's mentoring program.

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See Big Brothers Big Sisters in New City Life Magazine

See Big Brothers Big Sisters in Suffern Life Magazine

Allstate Foundation Donates $1000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County has received a $1,000 Agency Hands in the Community Award from Allstate Insurance Agent David Brand, whose office is located at 39 Maple Avenue in New City.

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Air Force Mentor in Jump Program

Air Force mentor, AJ has just completed basic training and is off to North Korea.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks All Organizations for Holiday Donations

We would like to thank all of the organizations, companies and individuals who shared their time, energy, donations and hosted gift drives to make this season a bit brighter for our families, including:

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks Community Donor

Left to Right: Gillian Ballard, President & CEO of BBBS; Michelle C., Mom of Little Sister in BBBS Program; Jessica C. , Little Sister in BBBS Program; Jennifer Longo, Community Program Director.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks Capital One Bank for Holiday Dinner Donation

Left to Right: Sandy Jawahir, Relationship Banker; Zhana Sakharuk,Teller; Donna Price, Teller; Eric Laitman, Teller; Alex Kiczik, Relationship Banker; Nilsa B. , Grandmother of Little in the BBBS program; Robert Barilli, Vice President of Capital One Bank & Vice Chairman BBBS Board of Directors; Jennifer Longo, Community Program Director.

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Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), Holiday Session

Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), Holiday Session, 2012, courtesy of DJ Petey Pete and crew. Extreme left, Carleen Hobbs, Program Director; immediate bottom center, Tim Sanders, Program Coordinator

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Health & Fitness Exposition

L- R
Rob Fletcher, Coordinator; Jolene Matthews, Public Relations; Jane Pascarella, BBBS Volunteer, and Gillian Ballard, BBBS Pres./CEO

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Be Fashionable And Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters(New City Patch Article)

Thank you to the Designer Consigner and owner Marcie Myerow for hosting a Big Brothers Big Sisters Day on Thursday, November 15th, 2012!

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Thank you to Big Sister Jessica Fein!

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to express our most sincere thanks to Big Sister Jessica Fein who opened her home to all the participants in our program for a wonderful Pumpkin Carving Event on Sunday, October 21, 2012.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Selected For Pan Hellenic Council of Rockland County Award

The Pan Hellenic Council of Rockland County committee is honoring Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County on Saturday, September 29th for its Prevention Education for Delinquent Youth Program.

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Thank you to the Zambrano Family!

Thank you to the Zambrano Family who donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County from their wedding day. We wish the Zambrano's a lifetime of happiness.

Left to Right: Melinda Zambrano, wife of Big Brother Tom Zambrano, Tom Zambrano, Big Brother, Dasheem B., Little Brother, and Aurelle B., Mother of Dasheem.

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Thank you to The Things I Love Store!

Thursday, September 6th, The Things I Love Store, 191 S. Main Street, New City, hosted a fundraiser for BBBS. Left to right – Gillian Ballard, CEO, BBBS, Sandra Szpicek -Leylegian, Owner, Things I Love Store.

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Mentee Awards Presentation

Appearing Left to Right: County Legislator Ed Day; Vice Chairman of Board of BBBS of RC Robert Barilli; President & CEO Gillian Ballard; Little Brother Daniel; Big Brother Jay Matusow; Aunt Miriam Hoffman; Uncle Lee Hoffman; Co-Owner of the Things I Love Store in New City Paula Harris

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland would like to thank its sponsors and supporters for the Active International Charity Challenge Night at the Boulders on August 24th

Thank you to our Sponsors and Supporters!

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Thanks to Joseph & Nicholas Spar’s Backpacks for School Program.

Joseph and Nicholas Spar‘s Backpacks for School Program donated over thirty backpacks to the Little Brothers and Sisters in the Big Brothers Big Sister Program.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Pool Party

Every year the Schlissel’s, open their home to the participants of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County for the Pool Party and a delicious Barbeque.

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Date Change: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

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